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West Leonard Branch

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1017 Leonard NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
616.988.5416

Upcoming Events

April 2014

Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 23, 2014

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 Kids

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until April 24, 2014

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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Book and Media Swap

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Book and Media Swap

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Book and Media Swap

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Toddlers

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until April 23, 2014

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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Book and Media Swap

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until April 24, 2014

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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Book and Media Swap

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Stop by and swap your old books, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and video games. Bring what you don’t want or need and take something new-to-you to keep.

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May 2014

GRPL TSU (Teens Step Up) Orientation Sessions

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Teens, come volunteer with the Summer Reading Challenge! Starting May 1, you can apply at your favorite GRPL location or online at www.grpl.org/teens. Have fun behind the scenes at the library while earning your required volunteer hours. Attend one of the orientation sessions below after you have submitted your application.

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Super Secret Science Saturday

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Do you think you have what it takes to become a Mad Scientist? Test your skills in our secret laboratory, sign up to be a Summer Reading Challenger, enjoy test tube treats, and be initiated into the Mad Scientist Club!

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June 2014

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 2014

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

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 2014

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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Cirque Amongus

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This amazing show is a surprising combination of comedy, circus skills, and audience participation. Accomplished performers with a broad range of acrobatic skills will put on a display guaranteed to amaze and delight all ages.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 2014

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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Mad Scientist Workshop: Coming Down for a Landing

June 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn about air resistance and gravity while making an awesome parachute! For ages 5-8.

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Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Every week until June 25, 2014

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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