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Mar, 2019

Swisher Helps Teach Kids to Play Basketball in New Book

Local author who wrote Swisher Plays Basketball to host book signings for children and families


Cedar Rapids, IA – March Madness is here! This week, learn about the game of basketball with local author and coach, Jed Eichhorn. Swisher Plays Basketball will teach your children the fundamentals of basketball in a creative way. Use your imagination to Blast Off into the world of basketball. Children will interact with our new story and have an opportunity to play some basketball. Books will be available for purchase. 


Library Story Times, Activities and Book Signings:

Cedar Rapids Public Library - Monday, March 18 from 9:30-10:00 am

Hiawatha Public Library - Monday, March 18 from 10:30-11:30 am

Marion Public Library - Tuesday, March 19 from 10:00-10:20, 10:30-11:00 am


Eichhorn has partnered with local bookstores in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City:

M & M Bookstore

Next Page Books

Iowa Books

Prairie Lights Bookstore 


Eichhorn founded Eichhorn Recreation, LLC five years ago and offers preschool programs for daycares in the area. Little Sports Torts partners with more than 40 preschools in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Marion, North Liberty, Iowa City, Cedar Falls and few other small towns in between. Programs are now offered year-round at many of these locations.  The goal of Little Sports Torts has always been to provide an exceptional first experience with sport and to save nights and weekends for family time. The model allows everyone a chance to win including the daycares and preschools who are able to offer a unique opportunity that not every location can accommodate.


For more information about Eichhorn Recreation, visit Little Sports Torts’ at or click here. 

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