If you go to the toy department of your local stores, you might be overwhelmed with the variety of choices. What should you get? Here are some suggestions from the library. Blocks are great for getting the creative juices going. Building towers and knocking them down, or building a house, helps children work on their […]
Kent County provides a myriad of resources for parents and children in areas such as family health, food, child care, and literacy. Below is a list of various community resources whose mission is to grow healthy families and help children thrive. For: General Information about Community Resources The United Way 2-1-1 service provides Information and […]
Kids can take part in science experiments, art, writing and craft activities.
A community exhibit honoring Day of the Dead
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Please visit the main job posting if you would like more information or to apply. Are you ready to engage with the community on a fundamental level to open minds, level the playing field, and nourish positive development? Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for […]
Guest post by intern Abby Geluso We all know the Miss America pageant, right? The one the nation watches with rapt attention as fifty-two young women strut across the stage, dazzling the crowd with their smiles, sequins, and charm. For most of the country, that’s all there is to the pageant…and to the women. For too […]
You may think you know Michigan, but are you familiar with the 30,000 tiny islands in the Great Lakes Basin?
The Grand Rapids Public Library is the place to get back to your roots or branch out and explore. You know we have books, music, movies, and research databases. Here is a list of interesting programs and services we offer that you might not know about. Try one today! Children (Birth – 5) TumbleBook Library […]
Learn how prepare meals using nutritious and low-cost ingredients.
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