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April 2014

Bike Tune Up

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Boston Square Community Bikes will be offering free bike tune-ups outside the library from 9-10:30 am. Then join us for a Community Bike Ride. Riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Book and Media Swap

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Book and Media Swap

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Community Bike Ride

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join the Boston Square Community Bikes and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks on a 6.5-mile bike ride that explored the parks and history of Grand Rapids. This group ride will depart from the Main Library at 11:00 am. Boston Square Community Bikes will be offering free bike tune-ups outside the library from 9-10:30 am. Helmets are required for this ride. Riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Plaster Creek Stewards Native Plant Sale

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The Plaster Creek Stewards will host a native plant sale at the library. Come browse the varieties of vegetation native to West Michigan and learn how native plants promote a healthy environment.

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Got Garden?

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Bring your green thumb and questions as a Master Gardener from Michigan State University Extension Services gives a short lecture on gardening tips and ideas to help save time and grow a successful garden. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session led by a panel of expert gardeners from the local community.

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YMCA Veggie Van

April 29 @ 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 prices. Additionally, we accept SNAP, WIC, and Senior Project Fresh/Market FRESH benefits. Email svanderzanden@grymca.org to receive weekly emails with the week’s Veggie Van products.

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May 2014

Reading the Great Lakes

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Come explore the Lakes with us! We’ll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region—from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and will take place the first Thursday of every month. Additional copies of the book are available to be checked out on Level 4 of the Main Library. For a complete list of books, visit www.grpl.org/rtgl. May’s selection is Coop by…

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Cooking Matters

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every week until June 16, 2014
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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In partnership with the YMCA, the library is pleased to offer Cooking Matters, a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best possible nourishment to their families. Participants will assist in food preparation during class. Cooking matters provides recipes, books and handouts as well as a bag of groceries containing…

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YMCA Veggie Van

May 6 @ 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 prices. Additionally, we accept SNAP, WIC, and Senior Project Fresh/Market FRESH benefits. Email svanderzanden@grymca.org to receive weekly emails with the week’s Veggie Van products.

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