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GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 1, 2013 - August 31, 2013
Summer is here and it is time to take another journey down the road of great books. Our smart librarians have picked ten books that will take you to unexpected places and have planned unique events that will have you exploring our exceptional community. So pack your library bag full of books and grab a […] Find out more »
Free

Summer Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens

May 28, 2013 - August 31, 2013
Are you up to the challenge this summer? Are you ready to dig into some good books? Will you discover what lies beneath the surface of that book cover? The Grand Rapids Public Library challenges all kids in the city under the age of 18 to read. The more levels you complete, the more prizes […] 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

Become Your Own Boss

June 18, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Recent tough economic times have left many people unemployed or underemployed. Don’t wait for others to control your job future—take it into your own hands by creating your own business. Entrepreneurs create businesses all the time and you can too. Attend this event with Ed Paulson, a college professor with over 30 years of entrepreneurial […] Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Bugs, Beetles, & Bookworms

June 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Join the Science Alliance for this fast-paced insect safari that makes learning about entomology fun!  Investigate the life stories of monarch butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders and more. Learn the body parts of insects by labeling a gigantic eight-foot-long ant and praying mantis. Look through crazy goggles to see the world through a bug’s compound eye.  […] Find out more »
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Animals Under the Surface

June 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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John Ball Zoo will bring live animals that dig, burrow, and/or live “under the surface.” Find out more »
10:30 am
Free

Bugs, Beetles, & Bookworms

June 18, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join the Science Alliance for this fast-paced insect safari that makes learning about entomology fun!  Investigate the life stories of monarch butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders and more. Learn the body parts of insects by labeling a gigantic eight-foot-long ant and praying mantis. Look through crazy goggles to see the world through a bug’s compound eye.  […] Find out more »
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