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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 »

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 »

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 »
6:30 pm

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 11, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until November 15, 2012
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschool children, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity. Find out more »
11:00 am

Adult Computer Class: Skype 101

October 11, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Skype is a phone and video calling service that offers free videoconferencing in real-time to an international audience.  Want to connect with your relative in another state or chat with a friend overseas for free?  We’ll show you how to connect with this revolutionary videoconferencing service. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 11, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 15, 2012
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschool children, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

October 11, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 15, 2012
Ottawa Hills Branch,
1150 Giddings SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language. Toddlers will develop pre-reading skills as they make connections between words and movement and have fun with related crafts and socialize […] Find out more »
10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 11, 2012 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until November 15, 2012
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschool children, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 11, 2012 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until November 15, 2012
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschool children, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity. Find out more »
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