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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 »
Free

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 »
10:00 am
Free

Young Dancers Class

February 23, 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 »
10:30 am
Free

Creative Movement Class

February 23, 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 »
11:00 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 23, 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 »
12:30 pm
Free

Early Childhood Essentials Class: RELAX—Alternatives to Anger for Parents and Caregivers

February 23, 2013 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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In this workshop, we will be looking at anger and strong emotions in infants, toddlers and preschoolers. We will discuss the developmental stages in children’s self-control and how parents and caregivers can assist children at each stage. This workshop will provide tools that can be immediately used by parents and caregivers. Find out more »
1:00 pm
Free

Using Facebook to Promote Your Business

February 23, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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How do you promote your business using Facebook? Learn about resources to plan, start and grow your business using this social networking website. Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 23, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week until March 30, 2013
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge 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 »
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