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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 »
11:00 am
Free

Adult Computer Class: Introduction to Library Resources

May 11, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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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 the library’s catalog and place holds, access ebooks, request items through MELCAT […] Find out more »
Free

Teen Comic Book Design Workshop

May 11, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Are you interested in a career in illustration or graphic design? Learn how to write a script for a graphic novel, comic, or manga. Get tips on basic comic layout for story design. Students will create a comic strip by the end of the workshop. Basic computer skills required. Registration is required. Find out more »
Free

Bilingual Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

May 11, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until May 25, 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 3-5, 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. Everything in the class will be conducted in […] Find out more »
1:30 pm
Free

Reading Rally

May 11, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Reading is important for the whole family! Come get geared up for the Summer Reading Challenge! There will be a musical performance from WaZoBia, local speakers, crafts, contests, snacks, prizes, and a book giveaway. Find out more »
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