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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 »
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 »
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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 »
10:30 am
Free

RockGarden Party

July 9, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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“There’s magic in the music, inside of you. Use its power to bring the rain.” Suspend your disbelief, harness your imagination and enter the garden with SkaterDude. ROCKgarden Party is an interactive, fun, and educational performance about our changing environments. Charlie Kert and Little Fingers Music bring lots of instruments and teach you (Garden Pixies) […] Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

RockGarden Party

July 9, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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“There’s magic in the music, inside of you. Use its power to bring the rain.” Suspend your disbelief, harness your imagination and enter the garden with SkaterDude. ROCKgarden Party is an interactive, fun, and educational performance about our changing environments. Charlie Kert and Little Fingers Music bring lots of instruments and teach you (Garden Pixies) […] Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

Ordinary People Can Do Amazing Things

July 9, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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In 2011, Don Kern broke the world record for running marathons on all seven continents. He completed this challenge in 25 days, 18 hours, 10 minutes. Don has run 239 marathons, in all 50 states (twice) and all seven continents (four times). Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself to do something extraordinary? Don Kern […] Find out more »
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