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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 »

Summer Reading Challenge for Kids and Teens

May 28, 2013 - August 31, 2013
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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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 »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 1, 2013 - August 31, 2013
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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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 »
5:30 pm

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

August 20, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Ottawa Hills Branch,
1150 Giddings SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States
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Do you ever wonder what happens at the library when the lights are turned off? Kids, choose a stuffed animal friend to have a special library adventure. (Make sure it isn’t the animal you need to fall asleep!) Enjoy songs and stories together, and tuck your stuffed animal into bed for an overnight stay at […] Find out more »
8:00 pm

MartiniMOTH: Close Encounters—Tales of Meeting the Unexpected

August 20, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SpeakEZ Lounge,
600 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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MartiniMOTH is a story telling event that is held the third Tuesday of the month at the SpeakEZ Lounge. Each month a new theme is chosen. Storytellers volunteer and must tell a story about the evening’s theme. The story must be true, be about themselves, and be kept under seven minutes. A panel of three […] Find out more »
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