Begins September 2020

This fall, the History Center introduces the Linn County Literary Society, led by Denise Roberts.  Denise has a Master's Degree in Library Studies and is the former director of the Marion Library.  The Literary Society will meet monthly to discuss the book of the month.  Books will be selected by Denise and will have a direct connection to Linn County.  Special programs will be offered such as guest lectures, author visits and field trip opportunities.

Members of the Literary Society receive:

  • First book free!

  • Member-only invites to book club meetings

  • Free admission to literary lectures

  • Exclusive History Center member info

Detailed information will be sent via email in August. 

*To join the Literary Society, you must be a member of the History Center. See options to join below.




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Tuesday from 12 PM to 4 PM

Thursday from 4 PM to 8 PM

Friday from 12 PM to 4 PM

Saturday from 12 PM to 4 PM


$7.00 for general public

$5.00 for students (with ID)

Free for children ages 4 and younger

Free for members of The History Center

All galleries and exhibits are self-guided.

The History Center

Linn County Historical Society

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA  52403

Tel: 319-362-1501