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Spilled Ink – The Book Club for the Rest of Us

November 28, 2012 - February 28, 2013
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
Sign up, read ten books, and win prizes! A great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues. Find out more »
Free

One Book, One City for Kids

January 2, 2013 - March 31, 2013
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 4th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book. The program also strives to encourage a lifelong love of reading among students, to inspire readers to bring story ideas and themes to life through discussion, and to build […] Find out more »
10:30 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 17, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until February 28, 2013
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 »
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 17, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until February 28, 2013
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
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 17, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until February 28, 2013
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 »
7:00 pm
Free

Early Childhood Essentials Class: Every Child Ready to Read

January 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
Library staff will discuss the Public Library Association’s Every Child Ready to Read guidelines. Come learn the five skills needed to prepare kids to learn to read and get tips on how to use them in everyday situations and the activities that GRPL has for children under 5. Find out more »
Free

Adult Computer Class: Basic Word Processing

January 17, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This class is designed for those who have some experience with using the mouse. This class covers the basics of using a word processing program similar to Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. You’ll learn such fundamentals as simple document formatting, saving, and printing.  This class is for true beginners to word processing. Find out more »
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