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Spilled Ink – The Book Club for the Rest of Us

December 5, 2013 - February 28, 2014
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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Sign up, read ten books, and win prizes! A great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues. Sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Consider a gift today. Find out more »

One Book, One City for Kids

January 1 - March 31
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 4th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book. The program also strives to encourage a lifelong love of reading among students, to inspire readers to bring story ideas and themes to life through discussion, and to build […] Find out more »
10:00 am

ACT Prep Workshop

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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A good score on the ACT can help a student get into the college of their choice. During the workshop, Wendy Marty, professional Academic Coach, will show students techniques and tips to raise their ACT score. The workshop includes content review, reading comprehension techniques, testing tactics and specific ACT strategies. A light lunch will be […] Find out more »

Young Dancers

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until March 1, 2014
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 »

Young Dancers

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week until March 1, 2014
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 »
10:30 am

Early Childhood Essentials Class: Keeping Our Kids Safe

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Though there are many aspects of preventing bullying, this particular workshop focuses on the victim or target of hurtful language and bullying behaviors. The activities in this workshop focus on taking power away from the person engaging in bullying behaviors by helping those who are targeted feel empowered, confident, and prepared to respond to bullying […] Find out more »

Creative Movement

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until March 1, 2014
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 »

Creative Movement

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until March 1, 2014
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 »
11:00 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until February 22, 2014
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 »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until February 22, 2014
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 »
1:00 pm

Small Business Class: Small Business Research Essentials

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Discover the library’s many small business resources. We will explore topics such as where to find business plan samples and the most useful sources for competitor and customer information. Find out more »
6:30 pm

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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Every day until February 27, 2014
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 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 »

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until February 27, 2014
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 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 »
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