Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 23 for holiday treats and crafts!
This Monday evening, November 11 at 7pm at the Main Library, author Bob Linsenman will discuss his recent book Snowblood’s Journal: An American Novel about Dogs and Men in Vietnam. The book follows Jason Snowblood and Benny Coyne, cousins of Ottawa-Irish descent from a small, northern Michigan town, who are assigned to the US Army’s […]
It seems like November is the month for movies based on YA books being released. While Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games, seems to be grabbing the most attention there is more than one YA book gracing our screens this month. November started off with the release of Ender’s Game, which came to […]
Did you know that the Sochi Winter Olympic Torch was sent to the International Space Station as part of the lead up to the 2014 winter games in Russia? While it is not the first Olympic Torch to be sent into space, it will be the first taken on a spacewalk. If you think about […]
I sometimes listen to audiobooks on double speed. Now, I know, it sounds weird, but hear me out! Sometimes the readers are SO SLOW! And it takes forever to get through a book! If you’re listening with the overdrive app, there’s a little button that says “1x.” If you click on it, you can change […]
The Fall session of storytime classes have been so fun! We read, we play, we sing, we talk and we “write” some great adventures together. Last week’s storytime class was Halloween Day at the Seymour Branch, and we created a bit more mischief than normal when some unusual animals and superheroes attended. Here is Giraffe, […]
Some have defined insanity as doing the same thing again and expecting different results. Don’t go insane trying to tame the ACT! Do you know any high school juniors or seniors who are preparing to take or retake the ACT? Or perhaps you are one yourself? Don’t miss your chance to better understand and prepare […]
The Caregiver Resource Network‘s Family Caregiver Series features three complimentary events in November designed to recognize, pamper, educate, and provide family caregivers with the opportunity to meet other individuals in similar circumstances, as well as offer resources to help in the caregiving journey. The first event with the topic of “Relax, Indulge, and Be Pampered” […]
The special meeting of the Board of Library Commissioners scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, at 2:00 p.m. has been canceled. For more information related to the library board, please visit the board webpage.
Join experts from the law firm of Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C. for a free, no obligation, educational presentation on “The Hidden Gems for Veterans” Tuesday, November 5, from 5:30-7:00 pm at the downtown location of the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE. This presentation is designed specifically for veterans, spouses, caregivers, and […]
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