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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 »
10am

Bilingual Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

October 9, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge 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 »
11am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

October 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until November 20, 2013
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime after enhances the development of social skills. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

October 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language. Toddlers will develop pre-reading skills as they make connections between words and movement and have fun with related crafts and socialize […] Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

October 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their energetic toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to 30-minute classes featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays and other action, and sign language. Toddlers will develop pre-reading skills as they make connections between words and movement and have fun with related crafts and socialize […] Find out more »
6pm

Ask-a-Lawyer: Divorce & Child Custody

October 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The Grand Rapids Public Library in partnership with the Grand Rapids Bar Association hosts this free series that aims to provide information about common legal issues. At each session, expert attorneys will give a 10 to 30-minute overview of their area of law, followed by a question-and-answer period. This month’s topic: Divorce and Child Custody. Find out more »

Be a Teen Director: Screenwriting

October 9, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The Be A Teen Director series takes teens through the process of making a short film—including writing a script, shooting a film, editing, creating original music, and ends with a screening of the finished film. Teens ages 11-19 can learn to write a screenplay. Discover how to form a plot, hone dialogue, and structure a […] Find out more »
7pm

Small Business Class: Small Business Research Essentials

October 9, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join the Business Librarian for an informative journey through the library’s small business resources. Arm yourself with the best business information available and give yourself the upper hand whether you are starting or growing your business. Find out more »
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