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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 »
10am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

November 7, 2012 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until November 14, 2012
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 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 »
11am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

November 7, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 14, 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 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 »

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

November 7, 2012 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 14, 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 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 »
3pm

Adult Computer Class: Introduction to Computers

November 7, 2012 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This basic course is designed to provide students with an introduction to various aspects of personal computing. Attention will be focused on understanding the basic hardware components, operating systems, how to use the mouse, and saving files to storage devices. If you are just beginning to use computers, start with this class before trying one […] Find out more »
6pm

Crafteen: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull Painting

November 7, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ottawa Hills Branch,
1150 Giddings SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States
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Teens can participate in the Mexican tradition of decorating sugar skulls to honor family members who have died. It is a thoughtful and beautiful craft done in conjunction with Dia de los Muertos. Find out more »

Crafteen: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skull Painting

November 7, 2012 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Van Belkum Branch,
1563 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Teens can participate in the Mexican tradition of decorating sugar skulls to honor family members who have died. It is a thoughtful and beautiful craft done in conjunction with Dia de los Muertos. Find out more »
7pm

Investor Education in Your Community: Mind Your Money Manners

November 7, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Wednesday until November 7, 2012
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This brand-new four part series brings useful instruction on developing good money manners to help you cultivate and maintain a more responsible and productive relationship with your money. Learn easy-to-follow methods for identifying and working through money-related issues, how to set goals, and develop a personal spending plan. Registration is required. Part 1 (September 26): […] Find out more »
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