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2014 Summer Reading Challenge

May 27 - August 31
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
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 »
10:30 am

Dunuya Drum and Dance

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Dunuya Drum and Dance is a multicultural ensemble dedicated to fostering community spirit through the rhythms, music, and dance of West Africa and the Diaspora. Their shows are full of audience interaction, through singing, dancing, or playing instruments along with the group. Find out more »
11:00 am

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until August 6, 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 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 »
2:00 pm

Mad Scientist Workshop: Soda Geysers

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Come and see what really happens when you mix Mentos and other reactors in soda. For ages 12-14. Find out more »
3:00 pm

Dunuya Drum and Dance

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Dunuya Drum and Dance is a multicultural ensemble dedicated to fostering community spirit through the rhythms, music, and dance of West Africa and the Diaspora. Their shows are full of audience interaction, through singing, dancing, or playing instruments along with the group. Find out more »
6:30 pm

Dunuya Drum and Dance

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Dunuya Drum and Dance is a multicultural ensemble dedicated to fostering community spirit through the rhythms, music, and dance of West Africa and the Diaspora. Their shows are full of audience interaction, through singing, dancing, or playing instruments along with the group. Find out more »
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