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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: Introduction to Library Resources

January 23, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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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 […] Find out more »
11:00 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

January 23, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until February 27, 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 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 »
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

January 23, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until February 27, 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 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 »
10:30 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

January 23, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until February 27, 2013
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime after enhances the development of social skills. Find out more »
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