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Members of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library receive admission to our exhibits, subscriptions to our biannual journal (Slovo) and our bi-annual newsletter (MOST), enrollment in our Time Travelers Program (including benefits at 100+ museums), and access to members-only events.

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Without our members, sponsors, and other supporters, we would not be where we are today. We have made it our mission to ensure that the culture, people, and histories are celebrated, embraced, and shared — your support helps us accomplish that mission.

Volunteer

It is with the help of our dedicated volunteers that the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library continues to serve the community. We have tasks to engage all ages and abilities levels. Our volunteers reported advancing their communication skills and acquiring job skills.

Calendar of Events

We strive to provide informative, engaging, and most importantly – FUN events to the Cedar Rapids area. Our events focus mainly on the history of the Czech and Slovak people, with hands on workshops, informative history lessons, and exhibit opening receptions.

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September 2021

Slovak Bean Soup with Noodles & Liver Dumplings

September 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

In this class you will be introduced to two delicious and certainly original soups! Slovak bean soup includes beans, noodles, and potatoes, and is a light and filling soup that is suitable even for vegans. Liver dumpling soup contains a broth with vegetables, noodles, and the main hero of this soup: liver dumplings. Liver dumplings are very popular in both the Czech and Slovak Republics thanks to their delicious and neutral flavor that doesn’t resemble a traditional liver flavor. Everyone…

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October 2021

Coffee and Kolach

October 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML each first Friday of the month for Coffee & Kolach! Each month we'll be discussing a different topic via Facebook Live. Join us for our October Coffee & Kolach where curator Stefanie Kohn will give an overview of all of our newest exhibits.Cost: Free Facebook Live Program

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November 2021

Coffee and Kolach

November 5 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2021

Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML each first Friday of the month for Coffee & Kolach! Each month we'll be discussing a different topic via Facebook Live.Cost: Free Facebook Live Program

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December 2021

Coffee and Kolach

December 3 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 PM on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2021

Brew a pot of coffee, powder your kolaches, and join NCSML each first Friday of the month for Coffee & Kolach! Each month we'll be discussing a different topic via Facebook Live.Cost: Free Facebook Live Program

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Upcoming Events

Wed 29

Slovak Bean Soup with Noodles & Liver Dumplings

September 29 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Oct 01

Coffee and Kolach

October 1 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Oct 02

Free First Saturday for Students

October 2 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cedar Rapids IA
United States
Oct 06
Oct 13

History on Tap: “Daisies” at Film Scene

October 13 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Iowa City, IA
United States
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