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The special guest this week for the library’s Summer Reading Challenge is Baffling Bill the Magician and his amazing bunny Gus! Baffling Bill will amaze with illusion, comedy and more! He will teach you feats of magic and provide you with an amazing bag of tricks that you can take home and perform for friends […]
Thursday, July 28 6:00-7:00pm Jaycee-MacKay Park, 2531 Kalamazoo SE Kids of all ages, join us in the park for fun and active sports clinics! Learn how to play soccer or tennis with expert advice in our city parks. Afterward, make a fun craft and chow down on hot dogs and snacks! No registration is required […]
Due to the heat, this event will now be held at Main Library. Join us Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 pm.
Drumming in the library?! YES! Come join the “Drummunity” circle, with percussionist Lori Fithian. She brings the drums, you get to play them! Grab your whole family and get in the Drummunity groove! She’ll show us how to play, sing and dance to the community beat with rhythm games, songs and fun for all ages. […]
Do you need a safe space to connect with others about events happening around the nation? Black Women Connect, an affinity group, with The Chamber of Commerce will be holding a pop-up discussion and reflection about race relations and violence in our country. This event is open to all members of the community and will be held on […]
NOTICE: The July 26, 2016 Board of Library Commissioners Regular Meeting as been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for August 30, 2016 at 4:00 pm. For more information related to the GRPL’s board, please visit the board webpage.
There’s something fascinating about submarines. Maybe the shark like aura– gliding through the ocean depths until they hit their prey in a devastating attack. Keith Gill will be at the Main Library Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 pm, revealing some of the secrets of the German U-Boats. Keith is the former curator of the U-505 […]
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Tennis, but don’t know where to start? We have just the program for you! Join us from 6:00-7:00 pm on Thursday, July 14th at Richmond Park (111 Richmond NW) to learn all about tennis from the experts in our third Sports in the Parks event. This […]
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- Screen Printing Extravaganza!
- An Evening with Author W. Bruce Cameron
- All locations closed Monday, September 5, 2016
- Fall Pre-reading classes at the library!
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