Cedar Rapids Public Library presents Inside Out with Tony Hawk

The Cedar Rapids Public Library is proud to present Inside Out with Tony Hawk Friday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 pm, at Theatre Cedar Rapids.

Hawk is the most recognized action-sports figure in the world, a respected business man and philanthropist. He is also the author of two bestselling books and the brand behind the young adult series Tony Hawk’s 900 Revolution.

Hawk is a role model to millions of young skateboarders and athletes throughout the world. His surprising ascent to CEO of several successful businesses makes him an inspiration to people of all ages. He appears as the second speaker in the Inside Out series presented by the Cedar Rapids Public Library. This series is designed to introduce the community to remarkable celebrity authors, attract a varied audience, and increase awareness and support for the Library.

Tickets are $30/$35 for adults and $15 for youth 14 and under and can be purchased beginning August 7 through the Theatre Cedar Rapids box office. A limited number of tickets are available for an additional $90 to attend a pre-show reception with special guest Tony Hawk in the Linge Lounge. All ticket proceeds support the Cedar Rapids Public Library West Side Story, the campaign for a permanent library branch on the city’s west side.

Major sponsors for Inside Out with Tony Hawk include the Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation, The Gazette, and the University of Iowa Community Credit Union. Sponsorship opportunities remain available. To see a complete list of sponsors or for additional information visit or contact Katie Geiken at (319) 739-0411 or

Hawk will sign copies of his books following his appearance. NewBo Books will be on hand for anyone wishing to purchase a book, and a portion of the sales that night will go to support the Cedar Rapids Public Library.

What: Inside Out with Tony Hawk

When: Friday, September 7, 7:30 pm

Where: Theatre Cedar Rapids

Tickets: $30/$35, $15 youth 14 and under; additional $90 for pre-show reception

Tickets available through the TCR Box Office Beginning August 7

Box Office Phone: 319-366-8591 – Select option 1

Box Office Hours: 11am – 5pm | Mon-Fri

The Cedar Rapids Public Library is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning. The Library exists to impact the community and transform its quality of life through education, civic engagement, the arts, and entertainment. For more information please visit or call (319) 398-5123.



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