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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 »
10:30 am

Bilingual Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

November 13, 2013 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Every week until November 20, 2013
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschooler, 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 both […] Find out more »
11:00 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

November 13, 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

November 13, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Every week until November 20, 2013
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 »
6:00 pm

Ask-a-Lawyer: Child Support & Friend of the Court

November 13, 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: Child Support & Friend […] Find out more »
6:30 pm

Early Childhood Essentials Class: Phonological Awareness Activities for Preschoolers

November 13, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The ability to hear and manipulate sounds in words is the foundation for reading success. Phonological awareness activities lay this foundation, are basically oral in nature, and can be taught with meaningful, interactive games and activities. Participants will learn how to implement daily developmentally appropriate activities related to pre-reading skills (phonological awareness, sequencing, comprehension, and […] Find out more »
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