Children can create a work of art during the month of May on these dates at one of Grand Rapids Public Library’s eight branches. We will read the book “Press Here” by Herve Tullet and create art with an artist from Cook Art Center operated by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities based on that book. [...]
I had the privilege of delivering a collection of 28 books to the winning classroom at Buchanan Elementary. The teacher won the classroom collection for entering the classroom book collection contest, which is the incentive to encourage teachers to pass out flyers with library card applications to their students. The teacher was appreciative and showed [...]
We had a huge crowd of 165 people for our 5th Annual Winter Wonderland Puppet Concert with Kevin Kammeraad at Yankee Clipper last Saturday, 12/8/12. People were dancing, singing, laughing at jokes and just having good holiday cheer. Thank you to Kevin for donating this concert again this year.
Johnathan Rand spoke to a crowd of 165 excited people at Yankee Clipper Library Monday night, Oct. 9, 2012. He kept the audience entertained with stories of his previous jobs and how he writes his books. He said all you need is a head and a pencil and you must write and re-write over and [...]