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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 »

Friends of the West Side Library Mega Book Sale

November 15, 2012 - November 17, 2012
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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The Friends of the West Side Library are hauling up lots of items from the basement for a mega three-day sale. All items are 25 cents each. Find out more »
10:30 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

November 15, 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

November 15, 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 »
11:00 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

November 15, 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

November 15, 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 »
6:00 pm

Small Business Market Research III

November 15, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
Learn how to research your market, customers and competitors in this series on market research co-sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library and the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Center. Learn how to research your competitors using the ReferenceUSA database and how to prepare a competitor profile. Registration is required. Find out more »
6:30 pm

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

November 15, 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 »
7:00 pm

The Search for Westmoreland, Lake Michigan’s Treasure Shipwreck

November 15, 2012 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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On December 7, 1854, the Propeller Westmoreland foundered in deep water near Sleeping Bear Dunes, killing 17 of her crew and passengers. Soon after the steamer’s sinking, rumors began circulating of $10,000 in gold coins in her safe and 280 barrels of whiskey in her hold. For the next 150 years the Westmoreland was one […] Find out more »
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