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January 2015

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 10, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until January 31, 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 preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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YMCA Veggie Van

January 13, 2015 @ 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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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 14, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until January 28, 2015
Yankee Clipper Branch,
2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Crazy Book Trailer Workshops

January 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Do you want hands-on experience filming or recording a video book trailer? Want some help finding free apps to edit your work? This workshop will show you how! iPad minis will be available for you to work with. For 5th-8th graders.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 15, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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Every week until January 29, 2015
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 15, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until January 29, 2015
West Leonard Branch,
1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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History Detectives: Sleuthing for Local History

January 17, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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A day-long event made up of six programs exploring various aspects of Grand Rapids history. Presented by area historians and members of historical and cultural organizations, topics are varied and reflect the unique heritage of West Michigan. Topics include: Why Grand Rapids Chose to Bulldoze Downtown in the Name of Urban Renewal The Architecture of Production: Grand Rapids’ Furniture Factories Pharaohs on the Grand: The Egyptian Revival in Grand Rapids Stories from Maple Grove: A History of the Kent County…

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

January 17, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until January 31, 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 preschoolers, ages 3 to 5, to 45-minute classes featuring literacy-rich activities such as interactive storytelling using puppets, dramatic play, and hands-on fun. Related songs, fingerplays, and activities are interspersed between books. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Teen Poetry Club

January 17, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Bi-weekly on Saturday
Main Library,
111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Led by the Youth Literacy Association, a student-run organization that teaches the art of slam poetry, teens will learn to write and perform their own poems.

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One Crazy Family Feud: 1968 Revisited

January 19, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Seymour Branch,
2350 Eastern SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
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Middle schoolers – bring your friends to compete in this zany game. Prove how smart you are by reading the One Book, One City for Kids 2015 pick One Crazy Summer and learn about 1968. Then compete to win prizes based on what you have learned.

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