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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 »

Día de los Muertos: Honoring Day of the Dead

October 31, 2013 - November 3, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Come celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Grand Rapids Public Library. Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that honors family and friends who have passed on. Loved ones come together to build altars that celebrate the life and memory of the dead. This is a time of celebration and joy, filled with […] Find out more »
10am

Young Dancers

November 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until November 23, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This is a creative movement dance class for children 4-8 to develop rhythm, balance, flexibility and an appreciation of music and dance, while learning ballet and jazz steps. Space is limited and ballet shoes are required. Register by calling 616-456-3232 x 4 or by visiting www.recreationgr.us. Find out more »

Creative Movement

November 2, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until November 23, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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This unique library-based program allows kids ages 3-6 to be creative physically as well as mentally. The first thirty minutes focus on dance movements, including rhythm and coordination. Following the class will be the library’s Pre-Reading Class for Kids. Parent/guardian participation is required. Space is limited. Register by calling 616-456-3232 x 4 or by visiting […] Find out more »
11am

Día de los Muertos: Family Day

November 2, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Families are invited to explore the Mexican holiday of Day of the Dead, a time to celebrate the life and memory of those who have passed on. Children can decorate sugar skulls, get their face painted and participate in other educational activities. Light refreshments will be served. Find out more »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

November 2, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 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 preschoolers, ages 3 to 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. Find out more »
1pm

Día de los Muertos: Hispanic Genealogy

November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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What are the resources you need to search for your ancestors in Mexico? Are there online or print resources that can help in your search? Where might these resources be available and how do you use them? Answers to these questions will be provided by the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department of the […] Find out more »

TSU: Film Screenings

November 2, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week until November 9, 2013
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Watch the movies you want to watch. Movies are picked by teens for teens. Free snacks! Movies will alternate between feature films and anime screenings. For teens ages 11-18. Find out more »
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