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One Book, One City for Kids

January 2, 2013 - March 31, 2013
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 »

Spilled Ink – The Book Club for the Rest of Us

November 28, 2012 - February 28, 2013
Sign up, read ten books, and win prizes! A great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues. Find out more »
3:00 pm
Free

Adult Computer Class: Digital Cameras & Your Computer

January 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Digital cameras make it easier to upload videos and photos to the Internet and to have pictures developed.  Basic tips on how to access digital camera files via your computer, upload them to photosharing or social networking websites, and have pictures developed will be highlighted. Find out more »
11:00 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until March 2, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 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 »
10:30 am
Free

Creative Movement Class

January 19, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until March 2, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This unique library-based program offered through the City of Grand Rapids’ Parks and Recreation Department, allows kids ages 3-6 to be creative physically as well as mentally. The first thirty minutes focuses on dance movements, including rhythm and coordination. Following the dance will be the library’s Pre-Reading Class for Kids. Classes end with a fun […] Find out more »
10:00 am
Free

Young Dancers Class

January 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until March 2, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This is a creative movement dance class offered through the City of Grand Rapids’ Parks and Recreation Department for children ages 4-8 to develop rhythm, balance, flexibility and an appreciation of music and dance, while learning ballet and jazz steps. Requirements: ballet shoes. Register at www.recreationgr.us or call 616.456.3232. Find out more »
9:30 am
Free

History Detectives

January 19, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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A day-long event made up of six programs exploring various aspects of Grand Rapids history. Presented by area historians and members of historical and cultural organizations, topics are varied and reflect the unique heritage of West Michigan. Topics include: Michigan’s Great Time Confusion; How Did Michigan Become the Tourist Empire of the Inland Seas; Saving […] Find out more »
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