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Seymour Branch

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2350 Eastern SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507 United States
616.988.5413

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June 2016

Summer Storytimes for Families

June 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children 18 months to 5 years old to this 45-minute class featuring hands-on, literacy–rich activities such as stories, songs, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

June 9 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

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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Summer Storytimes for Families

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children 18 months to 5 years old to this 45-minute class featuring hands-on, literacy–rich activities such as stories, songs, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

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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Elena & Sonia: Songs from Latin America and East Asia

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Elena & Sonia are an exciting new duo that take audiences on a musical journey around the world, guided by folk and children’s songs from East Asia, Latin America, and beyond. They perform songs in English, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese, Tibetan, and Taiwanese, exploring the stories and traditions behind these songs and discovering the common themes that tie us all together. Audiences will sing along in every language, dance, clap, and have fun. Take a musical exploration from Japanese sea…

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Summer Storytimes for Families

June 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children 18 months to 5 years old to this 45-minute class featuring hands-on, literacy–rich activities such as stories, songs, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

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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Wildlife Safari

June 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn about the super senses of the animal kingdom, including the American Barn Owl, Australian Sugar Gliders, and Siberian Lynx. Nelson’s Wildlife Safari brings the wonder and excitement of animals in a truly unique hands-on encounter. Kids will see and touch creatures both great and small, while experiencing sights and sounds on a virtual trip around the world.

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Summer Storytimes for Families

June 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children 18 months to 5 years old to this 45-minute class featuring hands-on, literacy–rich activities such as stories, songs, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Classes end with a fun and creative art activity.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

June 30 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2016

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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July 2016

Yoga for Kids of All Ages

July 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Namaste! Sing Song Yoga™ is a yoga program designed for children that uses original children’s songs to assist in learning yoga poses. Parents are encouraged to stay with their younger children until a certain level of comfort and willingness is well established. Yoga mats are provided or bring your own mat or beach towel.

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Drummunity

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Drumming in the library?! YES! Come join the “Drummunity” circle, with percussionist Lori Fithian. She brings the drums; you get to play them! Grab your whole family and get in the Drummunity groove! She’ll show us how to play, sing and dance to the community beat with rhythm games, songs and fun for all ages. No experience necessary.

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Baffling Bill the Magician

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

POOF! In a brilliant flash, Baffling Bill the Magician arrives with Gus the Bunny to amaze with illusion and comedy, and to celebrate summer reading! Baffling Bill the Magician will teach you feats of magic and will provide you with an amazing bag of tricks that you can take home and perform for friends and family.

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August 2016

Acting Up Theatre

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Charlie the Couch Potato does nothing all day except watch TV, play video games and eat junk food. The problem is that he was planted to become a fat-free potato for fat-free french fries, but he has a lot of fat and has no motivation to lose it. Now, the chef has hired a fitness specialist to whip Charlie into shape. The fitness specialist—Move More Murray—encourages Charlie to put down the snacks and to “move, play and read!”

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Mascot Summer Reading Celebration

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Are your summer reading goals a slam dunk? Are you going the extra mile and reading even more than you planned? Come to your favorite branch to celebrate reading and summer with your favorite team mascot! Celebrate with your teammates and enjoy cake and punch while collecting lots of prizes for all of your reading efforts. Get your picture taken with local team mascots like Griff, Sparty, Louie the Laker, and Hoopie. Make a fun craft too!

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