Calendar of Events
December 12, 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.
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.
Do you have a legal question? Are you interested in finding out how the courts handle a particular topic? Here’s an opportunity to connect with a legal expert for free. Each Ask-the-Lawyer session at the Grand Rapids Public Library will feature a member of the Grand Rapids Bar Association along with an expert attorney in the featured topic. A 10-minute summary will be followed by a 45-minute question and answer period. December’s topic: Child Support and Friend of the Court. Refreshments served.
This class is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and some experience with using the mouse. GRPL offers a wide-variety of electronic resources from research databases to access to the Michigan Electronic Library catalog (MELCAT). Find out how to search GRPL’s Evergeen catalog and place holds, access ebooks, request items through MELCAT and surf GRPLpedia, the library’s in-house wiki.