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2014 Summer Reading Challenge

May 27 - August 31
The experiment this summer will be to see how many books you can read (if you can pull yourself away from your laboratory.) All kids under 18 in the city are challenged to join the Mad Scientist Club—read books, perform crazy experiments, and become a science wiz. The more minutes you read, the more levels […] Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 1 - August 31
The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present the fifth annual GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, or join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete […] Find out more »
11:30 am

YMCA Veggie Van

June 24 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The YMCA Veggie Van is West Michigan’s first and only mobile farmers market. The Veggie Van runs year round, making daily stops in urban neighborhoods throughout Grand Rapids, assuring that fruits and vegetables are available to people who otherwise have limited access to fresh produce. We sell locally grown, top-quality fruits and vegetables at reduced […] Find out more »
3:00 pm

Lids at the Library

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The Grand Rapids Griffins’ “Put a Lid on It!” program and Safe kids Greater Grand Rapids will distribute a limited number of free bike helmets to kids ages 1-12 (subject to availability). A parent or guardian must be present to receive a helmet. Find out more »
7:00 pm

GR Reads: The Movies – The Other Side of Immigration

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Based on over 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, The Other Side of Immigration asks why so many Mexicans come to the U.S. and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind. Through an approach that is both subtle and thought-provoking, […] Find out more »
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