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Yankee Clipper Branch

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2025 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States
616.988.5415

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April 2014

Pre-Reading Classes for Kids

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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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Earth Friendly Parenting: Starting Out Right

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come discover how a few small changes can significantly reduce your family’s waste output, eliminate toxins from your home, body and the environment, and save you hundreds of dollars. Presenter Rachel Zylstra, owner of Hop Scotch Children’s Store will talk about cloth diapering, making your own baby food without purchasing fancy equipment, utilizing products already in your kitchen for personal care and cleaning, and simplifying your toys while enhancing your child’s play and development.

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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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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 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
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 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 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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Moving from Bystanders to Allies: A Bullying Prevention Workshop for Parents and Caregivers

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Whether bullying happens face-to-face or virtually, bullying behaviors most often involve a larger group of bystanders. An important aspect of creating positive change involves helping kids and adults move from being passive bystanders to being powerful allies. The purpose of the workshop is to identify and practice skills about being an ally to people who are bullied and identify ways to help those who are bullying others.

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Super Secret Science Saturday

May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 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

Cirque Amongus

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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Mad Scientist Workshop: Science of Aromatherapy

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come experiment with different fragrances and the making of skin care products. For ages 15-18.

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