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The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe places for slaves to escape to free states or Canada during slavery in America. The network was not ran by any single organization or person but was a huge network of sympathetic people and organizations that believed in freedom for everyone. They would often […]
What’s so special about pre-reading classes at the library? We have trained and enthusiastic staff to help your child get ready to read and we know your child will learn so much each week, that’s why! These fun hour long classes include reading, writing, playing, talking and singing: Sing: We use egg shakers, bells, rhythm […]
“Poetry is a culture; it is an avenue for change…” Azizi Jasper “Speaking for the Unspoken” Ebony Davis, “Gemini DaPoet” Join us to share or just enjoy: Afrocentric Poetry at GRPL with Azizi and Gemini, as one of our featured programs at our 9th annual Taste of Soul Sunday, February 16, 2014. One […]
Even I know that and I’m not a parent! There is no one manual given to you when you become a parent that tells you exactly what to do and when to do it. But there is one place where you can gets lots of great information to help you on your parenting journey: the […]
Beep Beep! Yum Yum! The YMCA’s Veggie Van is about to make weekly stops at the Main Library! Every Tuesday from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Veggie Van staff will host weekly a farmers market on Level 3 of the Main Library – 111 Library St NE. The majority of the products sold are from […]
Afrocentric Poetry at GRPL Taste of Soul Sunday, February 16, 2014 !! Azizi and Gemini DaPoet | 1:30 pm & 3:00 pm Youth Computer Training Center | Level 2 Calling all listeners and lovers of poetry! Share your original Afrocentric poems. Hosted by Azizi Jasper and Ebony Davis AKA Gemini DaPoet, […]
If you haven’t signed up for Spilled Ink yet, there is still plenty of time! We have some cool new prizes this year! Your first level prize is a cool vintage photo turned into a postcard. The photo was selected from the Grand Rapids Local History Department of the library.
Next week begins Ottawa Hills’ Let’s Play! workshops. These are part of Family Place Libraries, and we are gearing up for a fun five weeks! There is still time to register, though not a lot of space left, so register soon. Remember, if you are unable to register for this session, the Main Library will […]