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9:00 am

Friends of the Library Book Sale

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

Huge used book sale! Find treasures, bargains, and more! Saturday all books 3 for $1.00 or 50¢ each. Sunday fill a bag for $5. All proceeds benefit the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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10:00 am

Mindstorm Saturdays

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

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

Kids ages 10 and up can explore robotics every Saturday at the library. Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 kits, these hands-on robotics teach essential coding skills, problem solving and more. This is a self-guided, drop-in event. Team members from Team Asteroids 14486 will be available to offer instruction on building and programming robots.

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11:00 am

Storytimes for Families

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 16, 2019

Yankee Clipper Branch, 2025 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States

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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12:00 pm

Storytime at the Farmers Market

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

Martin Luther King Park, 900 Fuller Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Join us for a very special storytime at Martin Luther King Jr. Park! We will read stories, sing songs, and have activities and information on library programs. Come join us at the South East Area Farmers Market!

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1:00 pm

DIY@GRPL: Book Planters

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Main Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Create a planter out of a book. This ingenious craft will be a fantastic conversation piece for your home or the perfect gift for a loved one. All supplies will be provided, including one succulent per person. Space is limited.

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Lego Block Party

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

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

Kids 6 and up can explore engineering, art, math, and other core concepts using Legos and other building blocks. Each month will feature a building challenge to teach critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and more. This is a self-guided, drop-in event. This month’s challenge: Design your dream school.

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