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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 »

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 »
11am

Adult Computer Class: Google Essentials

October 27, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This is an advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet, this class is designed to provide students with an introduction to some of the tools and applications offered by Google. Attention will be given to Gmail, Google Calendars,Google Drive, Google Maps, and more. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 27, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 17, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 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 »
12pm

Early Childhood Essentials Class: Understanding Feelings

October 27, 2012 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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This workshop, taught by MSU Extension instructor Holly Tiret, is based on Stephen Bavolek’s Nurturing Parenting Community Based Education program. Adult participants will learn ways to manage their own feelings and provides parents and caregivers ways to recognize feelings in children, and learn how to teach children to manage feelings. Find out more »
2pm

Lego Contest

October 27, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Come show us your coolest Lego creation. Kids in preschool – 6th grade will have one hour to build something unique out of Legos. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: preschool-kindergarten, Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6. Creations will be judged by representatives from Bricks for Kidz. Find out more »
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