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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 »
9am
Free

House History 101: Learn how to research your house’s past

May 18, 2013 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join us to learn how the library can help you research the history of your home! Library staff will provide a tour of the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department emphasizing materials and guides useful for researching Grand Rapids buildings. Following the tour, staff will give brief presentations showcasing a residential and a commercial […] Find out more »
11am
Free

Celebrate Press Here by Herve Tullet

May 18, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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It is Children’s Book Week and the library has partnered with the Cook Art Center to explore the interactive book Press Here by Herve Tullet. Hear the book and then do an art project based on the book with an artist from the Cook Art Center operated by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. Find out more »
Free

Bilingual Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

May 18, 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 »
Free

TSU: Volunteer Orientation

May 18, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Apply starting May 1: Apply at your favorite GRPL location or online! Have fun behind the scenes at the Library while earning your required volunteer hours. Spaces are limited. Find out more »
3pm
Free

Celebrate Press Here by Herve Tullet

May 18, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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It is Children’s Book Week and the library has partnered with the Cook Art Center to explore the interactive book Press Here by Herve Tullet. Hear the book and then do an art project based on the book with an artist from the Cook Art Center operated by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. Find out more »
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