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March 2015

Ask-a-Lawyer: Employee Rights and Wrongful Termination

March 18 @ 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 aims to provide information about common legal issues. At each session, expert attorneys will give a 10- to 30-minute overview of their area of law, followed by a question-and-answer period. This month’s topic: Employee Rights & Wrongful Termination.

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Small Business Class: Using Facebook to Promote Your Business

March 18 @ 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 your 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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Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week until March 26, 2015
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 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 during playtime.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

March 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until March 26, 2015
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.

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Music in the Stacks: Kent County String Band

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Founded in 2009 by friends in Grand Rapids, the Kent County String Band is a five-piece ensemble that specializes in classic standards, traditional bluegrass, and turn of the century Americana. Employing the traditional string band lineup of violin, mandolin, guitar, banjo, and upright bass, these experienced musicians present a good-time take on old-time tunes and stellar standards of yesteryear.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Huge used book sale! Find treasures, bargains, and more! All proceeds benefit the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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EatPlayGrow

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every month on the third Saturday until April 18, 2015
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate art-making, storytelling, music and movement activities into fun, hands-on educational lessons about the importance of making positive choices in areas that most affect health: nutrition, physical activity, and, based on emerging medical research, sleep.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Huge used book sale! Find treasures, bargains, and more! All proceeds benefit the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until March 30, 2015
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 during playtime.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until March 31, 2015
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 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.

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