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Book and Media Swap

April 22, 2013 - April 27, 2013
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Come to the West Leonard and Yankee Clipper branches throughout Earth Week to swap books, DVDs, video games, and CDs. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new home to keep. Find out more »
Free

Book and Media Swap

April 22, 2013 - April 27, 2013
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Come to the West Leonard and Yankee Clipper branches throughout Earth Week to swap books, DVDs, video games, and CDs. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new home to keep. Find out more »
Free

Archives A to Z Exhibit

April 8, 2013 - December 31, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Come explore the unique treasures found in the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Using letters, business documents, personal recollections, scrapbooks, photographs and other items, this exhibit explores unusual and little known stories of Grand Rapids history using the 390 processed collections and over one million photographs held […] Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

Adult Computer Class: Facebook 201

April 24, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This is a more advanced class designed for those who already have an introductory knowledge of Facebook and social networking. Students will go beyond the basics of Facebook and learn more advanced functions such as uploading videos and navigating Facebook’s privacy settings. Find out more »
Free

History of the Rapids

April 24, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Tim Gleisner, head of the Grand Rapids History & Special Collections Department of the Grand Rapids Public Library, will be discussing the history of the rapids in the Grand River. In this talk Tim will discuss what the rapids were originally like when Europeans first arrived. From there he will explore what happened to the […] Find out more »
3:00 pm
Free

Be a Teen Director: Editing

April 24, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Teens age 11-18 can learn how to edit a movie after filming. Discover how to enhance and move scenes, add music and other sound effects, and add titles and credits. Registration required: www.grpl.org/register. Find out more »
11:00 am
Free

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

April 24, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 24, 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

April 24, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 24, 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

April 24, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until April 24, 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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