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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 »
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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 »
10am
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Mayor’s Book Club for Kids Kick-off Party

August 14, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Join us for stories and fun with Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell to kick-off another great year of listening and learning! Get your Mayor’s Book Club button, poster, and brochure to keep track and read aloud with the Mayor all year! Refreshments will be served. For kids preschool through 3rd grade. Find out more »
7pm
Free

Adventures in Antarctica—Exploring and Protecting Earth’s Last Great Wilderness

August 14, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Educator Susan Tate had the adventure of a lifetime in March 2013 when she joined famed polar explorer and environmental leader Sir Robert Swan on his International Antarctic Expedition with the group 2041. As one of 80 participants from 28 nations, Susan explored the western coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, and experienced Robert’s Leadership on […] Find out more »
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