Calendar of Events
November 28, 2012
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 and the development of ceramic art. This exhibit is organized by Pewabic Pottery and is made possible through a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council.
Sign up, read ten books, and win prizes! A great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues.
The librarians have taken over our Facebook page and they are competing to answer your toughest book-related questions! All day, readers can ask our experts to help them find what to read next and get suggestions based on their personal reading style. Which librarian will win the Reader’s Advisory Challenge and recommend the most books? It is a library smackdown of epic proportions! Go to www.facebook.com/GrandRapidsPublicLibrary to ask the experts.
Children ages preschool and up can come hear holiday stories, help decorate holiday cookies, sing and enjoy hands-on fun. There will also be a visit from the woman behind the Man in Red, Mrs. Claus! Even thought it is the busy season, she’d willing to tell secrets about Santa, the reindeer and the elves. She will also show her specials treasures from the North Pole. She loves to answer questions and hear what you would like to tell Santa.
This class is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet. Students will learn the basics of how to search and apply for jobs online, including how to create an online resume, search for jobs online using job search engines, and the basics of filling out online job applications.