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December 2017

Teen Council

December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus onupcoming movies and the activity will be a movie showing. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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How to Use the Library to Write a Business Plan

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on December 13, 2017 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you have a great idea for a business? Take the first step to starting your own: write a business plan. A more advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet, this course will highlight library resources to assist students in crafting a well-written business plan. Both online and offline resources will be highlighted.

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Information Literacy Survival Guide for Teens

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

This six-week crash course will introduce high school students in 9-12 grade to skills that will be critical after school and in college. Each session will include a short presentation and activities to put their skills to work. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. This week: True of False: Making Sense of the Media and Other Sources of News

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Evening Explorers

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you like to build and discover how things work? Kids in grades 1-5 can have a unique, hands-on STEM experience each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to learn how things work and explore the world around you. This month explore the human body. Create your own stethoscope. Make tasty blood and learn the four main components of blood.

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Let’s Play!

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until December 19, 2017

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

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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Music in the Stacks: The Bootstrap Boys

December 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by The Bootstrap Boys. The Bootstrap Boys are a four-piece country outfit based in Grand Rapids. They've been laying down country-fried originals and well curated covers that run the gamut from classic outlaw hits to old cowboy songs, gospel to pop all in their own Up-North-Down-South style since 2015. Join them for this holiday-themed concert.

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January 2018

Workshop Wednesdays

January 3, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. This month learn about sewn circuits. Create fashionable circuitry. Bring in old clothing for yourself. Extra supplies will also be available. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6-8, but other kids are welcome to attend as well.

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The Wives (and Lives) of the Early Dutch Pastors

January 6, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

The Christian Reformed Church in North America was founded in 1857, and it was headquartered in Grand Rapids. The lives of its pastors have been well documented and written about. However, the stories of the wives of these pastors have been sadly ignored in the historical writings of the church. In her recently published book, For Better or Worse, speaker Janet Sheeres has brought some of these women out of obscurity and describes their challenges and living conditions. Many of…

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Building Basic Computer Skills

January 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 1, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 3, 2018 at 11:00am

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Are you often confused by computer terms and lingo? By learning key concepts and basic terminology used in technology, you will build a foundation for digital literacy that will last a lifetime. In this class, learn the skills you need to navigate the Internet, mobile devices, and many types of software.

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Speak to a Geek: Drop-In Computer Help Sessions

January 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 22, 2018

One event on January 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on May 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

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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Basic Computer Maintenance

January 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Have you noticed your computer slowing down? Have you had a virus or malware infect your machine? In this class, we demonstrate a few basic things you can do to keep your desktop, laptop or mobile device running smoothly and efficiently. Learn about the various problems and threats that can completely disable or reduce the lifespan of your machine.

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Teen Council

January 10, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus on comics (American and Japanese) and the activity will be Zine Making. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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Discovering the Internet

January 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 16, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 10, 2018 at 11:00am

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Using the Internet can be an intimidating experience for many people. In this class, you will learn how the Internet works and basic definitions for the most common Internet terms. Discover tips and tricks on how to protect your information and identity while searching, shopping and surfing the web.

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Baby & Me Storytimes

January 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Bring your baby, 0-18 months, and bounce along to fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Baby & Me is a 15-minute storytime followed by a relaxed playtime where you and baby will meet new friends.

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Toddler Time

January 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 27, 2018

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Bring your toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years, to share fun stories, songs, and rhymes and learn together! Toddler Time is a 25-minute long storytime followed by a hands-on activity and playtime designed to help your child's brain grow.

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Backup Basics: How to Secure Your Data

January 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 7, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on April 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Whether it is family photos, business documents, or digital media, your digital data is valuable. In this class, learn how to ensure your data is kept safe and secure. From thumb drives and hard drives to cloud storage, find multiple ways to backup your data on all your devices.

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Small Business Research Essentials

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Join the Business Librarian for an informative journey through the library's small business resources. Arm yourself with the best business information available and give yourself the upper hand whether you are starting or growing your business.

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Charles Garfield: A Fascinating Citizen

January 18, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

On him memory stone in Garfield Park, it says "Chas. W. Garfield - Useful Citizen, Lover of Trees." Chris Reader will share how Charles W. Garfield was not just a useful citizen, but also one of our most fascinating. A teacher, graduate and staff member of Michigan State University, horticulturist, forester, bicycle enthusiast, reporter, museum founder, banker, city planner, state representative, and donor and promoter of parks and playgrounds, Garfield's influence on Grand Rapids and Michigan is profound, even today.

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History Detectives: Sleuthing for Local History

January 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

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: Welcome to Madison Square Elective Detectives and Crowdsourcing Grand Rapids Women's History Marking History: State Historical Markers in Grand Rapids African Americans in Early Grand Rapids Dress Discoveries: Fashion and the Voigt Family The North End Gets a Name All events…

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Exploring Social Media and Email

January 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 14, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 17, 2018 at 11:00am

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

The Internet and social media have made it easier than ever to keep in touch with friends and family. Beginning with a brief introduction to email, this class teaches you how to communicate with others online and offers tips on how to be safe while doing so. Learn the basics of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Find out what you need to get started with Skype, Google Hangouts, and other video calling services.

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Social Media Privacy: Taking Control of Your Profiles

January 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 5, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 14, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on April 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have revolutionized how we communicate and relate to one another. But at what cost? In this class, discover how social media uses personal information and how you can regain some control over your online profiles. We will discuss important settings and features that help you control your social media profiles and online identity.

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How to Use the Library to Write a Business Plan

January 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you have a great idea for a business? Take the first step to starting your own: write a business plan. A more advanced class designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet, this course will highlight library resources to assist students in crafting a well-written business plan. Both online and offline resources will be highlighted.

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Music in the Stacks: Lipstick Jodi

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by Lipstick Jodi. Lipstick Jodi is a four-piece indie alt-pop band from Grand Rapids fronted by guitarist and lead singer Karli Morehouse. What began as a duo with Luke Rockhold on drums/vocals quickly became a four-member ensemble with the addition of Camille Hoorn on bass and Jamie Baarman on keys/vocals. After a strong debut EP Good Not Great, flexing a unique, full sound with catchy…

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Managing Your Digital Footprint

January 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 28, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 29, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 30, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 24, 2018 at 11:00am

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Have you ever forgotten a password? Do you wish you had a plan to manage your online information and protect your privacy? Managing your digital footprint may seem intimidating, but with a plan and the right tools, you can stay safe and get the most out of your experiences online. This class offers methods and tools you can use right away to begin managing your online profiles, passwords, and information.

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Internet Privacy: Protecting Yourself in the Digital Age

January 31, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on March 28, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

It seems every day we hear about how governments, corporations, and hackers are gaining access to individual accounts and personal information. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do to minimize risk as you go online. Join us in learning how to secure information and manage your digital footprint. Topics include securing your internet connection and browser, creating and managing effective passwords, and using email aliases to keep your information secure.

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How to Use the Library to Write a Marketing Plan

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on March 14, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

One of the first rules of marketing is 'go where your customers are.' Where are your customers and what stories will you tell them? How do you stand out from the crowd and know if you are successful in reaching them? Join the Business Librarian for an informative session on how to use modern tools and timeless tactics to engage customers, start and grow your business.

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February 2018

Mindful Walking and Thought Surfing

February 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Join Holly Tiret from MSU Extension for this session on mindfulness. Practice mindful walking and learn how letting go of control can improve mental and physical happiness. You will also learn thought-surfing to gain perspective on negative thoughts, sensations, worries and urges.

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Black Family History Series

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2018

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

An interest and knowledge of your family's ancestors is a common question for most American families. What parent or grandparent hasn't had a child ask about the family history and where they came from? It can be especially challenging for African Americans to find information about their ancestors. Join us for a series of workshops to learn about researching and documenting your family's history. The series will feature local and regional speakers and offer the opportunity to connect with others…

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Workshop Wednesdays

February 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. This month learn about tensile bubbles. Use your engineering skills to create geometric bubble wands and watch how the design affects the shapes of the bubbles. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6-8, but other kids are welcome to attend as well.

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It’s Time for a Hero: Exploring Scars in Pop Culture

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

When it comes to burn survivors on film, we see the same story again and again. Characters with scars are comic book villains and horror movie nightmares. They are corrupted by their injuries, ashamed of their appearance, and out for revenge. During Burn Awareness Week, join a panel of burn survivors and experts to talk about media representation of people with scars. Why do we keep telling the same story? How does this affect real people with scars? And, isn't…

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Introduction to Finding Grants for Nonprofits

February 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

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 guidelines to proposal writing.

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Evening Explorers

February 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you like to build and discover how things work? Kids in grades 1-5 can have a unique, hands-on STEM experience each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to learn how things work and explore the world around you. This month explore engineering. Build a variety of materials, including marshmallows and toothpicks. Complete challenges.

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Wagoosh: The Fox, Louis Campau

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Louis Campau, a 19th century fur trader, is credited as the founder of Grand Rapids. Born in Detroit, Campau was known for being a wily, shrewd trader, earning him the nickname “The Fox.” Maureen Shirey, a local history enthusiast and aspiring author, will share her findings on the character of Louis Campau and the making of his legend in the earliest years of Grand Rapids.

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Teen Council

February 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus on Black History Month and the activity will be Grown Up Coloring. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

You've found a possible foundation to fund your new project. Now the real work begins: writing a proposal that will put your program on the path to success by telling your story well to the people that matter most. Join the Business Librarian for a session on proposal writing. Learn the key components of a proposal that a nonprofit foundation is looking for, and how you can make your proposal as effective as possible.

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Music in the Stacks: Fyrrh

February 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by Fyrrh. Fyrrh is an American rock band formed in early 2017. The band consists of members from local psych outfits Heaters and Suzies: Andrew Tamlyn (vocals, guitar), Casey Huizenga (drums), and Logan Mooney (bass). Initially called Lucid Fur, they condensed it to their own spelling of the word fur from the holy oil, myrrh. Releasing a handful of self-recorded singles the past few months…

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Taste of Soul Sunday

February 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Join us as we celebrate African American history and culture at Taste of Soul Sunday. Sample African American art, music, literature, history, and food. Performances by Karisa Wilson, Zion Lion, Noel Webley and Jazzy Friends Quintet, and Julius Hight featuring Bedrock. Presentations on Minnie Forbes & the Negro League Baseball, South High School, and the history of athlete activism. Free food samples provided by: NoLo's Soul, Irie Kitchen, Big Ed's BBQ, and Mosby's Popcorn. Free and open to the public.

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Speak Up GR: Individual Rights and Community Policing

February 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

According to a 2017 independent study on traffic stops released by the City of Grand Rapids, African Americans are twice as likely to be pulled over by the police than their white counterparts. In response, police and city leaders have vowed to work toward addressing racial bias and instituting systemic change within the Police Department. In this community discussion, panelists will review the rights of individuals when interacting with law enforcement, how racial bias affects the whole community, and the…

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One Crazy Contest Workshop

February 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

When you think about what your name means to you, do you want to write a poem? Make a picture? Record a video? Do you want hands-on experience creating something that represents your name? Drop in to one of our workshops for help finding your creative expression. A variety of supplies will be available as well as contest entry forms. For upper elementary and middle school students.

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Introduction to Project Budgets for Nonprofits

February 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

One of the hardest parts of writing a proposal is crafting a budget that will help you tackle a particular problem. It is the part of grants that grant writers often fear most. Learn to craft a budget for a grant proposal, understand what foundations are seeking in a budget, and learn how to best tell the story of your grant through its budget.

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March 2018

Workshop Wednesdays

March 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. This month learn about magnetic slime. Make slime that reacts to a strong magnet. Make it move and dance! Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6-8, but other kids are welcome to attend as well.

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Evening Explorers

March 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you like to build and discover how things work? Kids in grades 1-5 can have a unique, hands-on STEM experience each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to learn how things work and explore the world around you. This month explore balloon science. Learn about how hot air balloons work. Bend and twist balloons.

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Teen Council

March 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus on member's choice and the activity will be String Art. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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April 2018

Workshop Wednesdays

April 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. This month learn about light bulb terrarium. Get ready for Earth Day by using recycled light bulbs to create your own mini terrarium with moss and other tiny plants. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6-8, but other kids are welcome to attend as…

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Teen Council

April 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus on social justice and the activity will be creating a Light Bulb Terrarium. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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Evening Explorers

April 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you like to build and discover how things work? Kids in grades 1-5 can have a unique, hands-on STEM experience each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to learn how things work and explore the world around you. This month explore environmental engineering. Create, test, and refine basic solutions to environmental problems. Clean the grunge from water. Test different materials to discover which ones most effectively clean up after an oil spill. See the effect of acid rain…

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May 2018

Workshop Wednesdays

May 2, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Learn about different applications of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) through hands-on activities, discussions, and career exploration. Each month, a different topic will be explored. This month learn about Bristle Bots. Bristle Bots are tiny simple robots that move with the power of vibration. We can study how they move by creating obstacle courses, painting with them, and racing them. Snacks and Ride to Read passes will be available. Great for curious kids in grades 6-8, but other…

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Teen Council

May 9, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Take charge at the library! You are invited to join the Teen Council. Help plan library programs, share ideas about the teen collection, do fun activities, and hang out with your friends. This month the discussion will focus on member's choice and the activity will be Perler Beads. Snacks and Ride to Read passes are provided. For teens in grades 8-12.

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Evening Explorers

May 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Do you like to build and discover how things work? Kids in grades 1-5 can have a unique, hands-on STEM experience each month. Take part in science experiments and activities to learn how things work and explore the world around you. This month explore speed. Make cars and paper airplanes. How can you make them go fast, faster, and fastest.

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