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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 »

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 »
7:00 pm

Landing Your Ideal Career: It Starts with Preparation (Are You Ready?)

October 30, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week until October 30, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Finding work is hard work, especially in today’s economy. There are so many questions we ask: Do I buy a new suit or wear what I have? How should my resume look? Which career is best for me? Should I work for someone else or start my own business? Career coach Joan Epperson will teach […] Find out more »
6:45 pm

Adult Computer Class: Using Genealogy Software to Start Your Research

October 30, 2012 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Participants will learn what it takes to conduct genealogical research through an understanding of genealogy database software, and techniques for locating and organizing family history information. Several key online databases will be explored to illustrate the usefulness of the data. Find out more »
11:00 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

October 30, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Every week until November 13, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime afterward enhances the development of social skills. Find out more »
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