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November 2014

Small Business Class: Small Business Research Essentials

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join the Business Librarian for an informative journey through the library’s small business resources. Arm yourself with the best business information available, and give yourself the upper hand starting or growing your small business.

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Early Childhood Essentials Class: Pairing Fiction with Nonfiction

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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If you would like to switch up the books you read to your kids or kids in your care, come hear two librarians from the Grand Rapids Public Library share some great nonfiction titles that you can pair with children’s picture books.

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Ask-a-Lawyer: Divorce & Child Custody

November 19 @ 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 provides information about common legal issues. At each session, expert attorneys give a short overview of the legal topic, followed by a question-and-answer period. This month’s topic: Divorce & Child Custody.

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Small Business Class: Using Facebook to Promote Your Business

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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One of the first rules of marketing is ‘go where the customers are.’ And where are your customers? Increasingly, they are found online! Join the Business Librarian for an informative session on how to use Facebook and other social media tools to engage customers, start, and grow your business.

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Small Business Class: Grantseeking Basics

November 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Designed for beginner fundraisers, this brief course shows how your organization can identify potential funders and prepare to seek grants. Using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database, students will compile a list of foundation prospects that match their organization’s needs. We’ll also briefly touch upon other grant sources, such a government and business, and learn about various guides to proposal writing.

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December 2014

Researching Catholic Records

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Father Dennis Morrow, Pastor of SS Peter & Paul Church and Archivist of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, will introduce researchers to the best procedures and etiquette to use to gain access to records which might be of use to them in seeking family information. Parish and institutional sacramental records, cemetery records, where to look and ethnic concerns will all be discussed.

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YMCA Veggie Van

December 2 @ 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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Reading the Great Lakes

December 4 @ 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. December’s selection is Fordlandia by…

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YMCA Veggie Van

December 9 @ 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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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Sessions

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? Open enrollment for this health insurance program is from November 15, 1014 – February 15, 2015. Plan on attending one of the free informational sessions led by staff from Cherry Street Health Services. Certified Application Counselors will be on hand to help with enrollment using the library’s computers. Assistance for Spanish speakers is also available.

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