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March 2017

Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Yankee Clipper Branch, 2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime after enhances the development of social skills. Free and open to the public.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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West Leonard Branch, 1017 Leonard NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime after enhances the development of social skills. Free and open to the public.

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Speak to a Geek: Drop-In Computer Help Sessions

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Are your relatives tired of you asking for computer help? Are you hoping to boost your resume with new computer skills? The library offers individual assistance in learning: Basic Computers, Basic Internet, Email, Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Ebooks, and Library Resources. From getting acquainted with your computer or device to training in spreadsheets or internet navigation, we can help. Call one of our 7 branches to schedule a time or stop by one of our walk-in question and answer sessions at…

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Introduction to Finding Funders for Nonprofits

March 29 @ 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 Platinum, a database of 70,000 foundations, students will compile a list of foundation prospects that match their organization's needs. We'll also briefly touch upon other grant sources, such as government and business, and learn about various guides to proposal writing.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

March 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Seymour Branch, 2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to introduce their babies, birth through 18 months, to music, movement, and language in these 30-minute classes designed just for their specific developmental stages. Babies will enjoy hearing a story and learning songs and rhymes. Playtime after enhances the development of social skills. Free and open to the public.

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Getting Started with Lynda.com

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Need advanced-level help with Excel? Want to learn how to use new Adobe software? Interested in travel photography? With Lynda.com and your library card, you can pick up a new hobby or begin training for a new career with the help of engaging online tutorials from industry experts. Tutorials cover a wide range of skills and topics in the fields of business, technology, and the arts. This introductory class will walk you through the steps of signing up for this…

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April 2017

Let’s Play! at the Main Library

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. It focuses on child-driven play and exploring different types of play. Each week a childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents have about their child's development. Families are encouraged to attend all four sessions.

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Let’s Play! at the Yankee Clipper Branch

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Yankee Clipper Branch, 2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child's development. Families are encouraged to attend all four sessions.

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Let’s Play! at the Seymour Branch

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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Seymour Branch, 2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Let's Play is a four-week program for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers and focuses on child-driven play. Children will explore different types of play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child's development. Families are encouraged to attend all four sessions.

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Drive-In Movie: Spring Break Fun

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Beep! Beep! Spring break fun has arrived at the library! Join us for a drive-in movie right inside the library! Kids can create their own cardboard car, then hop in and enjoy a movie on the big screen. Bring blankets and pillows if you want to snuggle in your “car.” Popcorn generously provided by Celebration Cinema. Kids will cast their vote during the month of March to help choose what movie we will show. The winner will be revealed on…

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