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Mary Chase Perry Stratton: Journey of a Pioneering Spirit Exhibit

September 15, 2012 - December 14, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Founded in 1903, Pewabic Pottery has an 110-year legacy through its nationally renowned vessels, tiles and architectural ornamentation. This exhibit tells the story of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Pewabic Pottery’s founder, her unique vision and her role in the history of Detroit. It also explores the growth of the Arts & Crafts movement in America […] Find out more »

Words ‘R’ Us Exhibit

September 17, 2012 - October 19, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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In the spring of 2012, an 8th grade journalism class from Southwest Community Campus School, working with Cook Arts Center and The Rapidian, completed a project called Words-Are-Us. The work combined art and journalism and explored current issues of immigration and injustice Find out more »

Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary Exhibit

October 1, 2012 - October 31, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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In 1912, Juliette Gordon Low started the first Girl Scout troop in Savannah, GA after learning about the Scouting movement in Great Britain. 100 years later, there are Girl Scout troops all over the country. Locally, the first Girl Scout troop in Grand Rapids was started in 1914. Today, nearly 11,000 girls in 30 counties […] Find out more »
5pm

Meet Johnathan Rand

October 8, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Johnathan Rand, the popular author of American Chillers, Michigan Chillers, Freddie Fernortner: Fearless 1st Grader and Adventure Club series, will share his experiences as an author, hints for writing and other surprises. A book signing will follow his presentation. For kids ages 6-14. Find out more »
7pm

Adult Computer Class: Basic Internet

October 8, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This class is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and some experience with using the mouse, this class covers the basics of the Internet. It will give participants a better understanding of the technology that is reshaping our world and our community. After taking this class, you’ll feel more comfortable […] Find out more »
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