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August 2014

Mayor’s Book Club for Kids Kick-Off Party

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Join us for stories and fun with Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell to kick off another great year of listening and learning! Get your Mayor’s Book Club button, poster, and brochure to keep track and read aloud with the Mayor all year! Refreshments will be served. For kids preschool through 3rd grade.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Madison Square Branch,
1201 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Magnet Power

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Van Belkum Branch,
1563 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Preschoolers will love exploring the power of magnets through interactive magnet play. For ages 3-5.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Coming Down for a Landing

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Van Belkum Branch,
1563 Plainfield NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Learn about air resistance and gravity while making an awesome parachute! For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Making Music with Water

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Let’s make a water xylophone and explore sounds with liquid, volume, and vibrations. For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Coming Down for a Landing

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Side Branch,
713 Bridge NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Learn about air resistance and gravity while making an awesome parachute! For ages 5-8.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Build a Terrarium

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Have some old 2-liters lying around? Would you like to grow things? Come and build your own terrarium. You’ll learn what it takes to make an ecosystem work and create a mini-habitat. Please bring your own bottle to use. For ages 9-11.

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Mad Scientist Workshop: Making Music with Water

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ottawa Hills Branch,
1150 Giddings SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States
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Let’s make a water xylophone and explore sounds with liquid, volume, and vibrations. For ages 5-8.

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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.

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