Grand Rapids Public Library

Baking with the Ginger Chef

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Inspired by the book Kitchens of the Great Midwest, join the library and Chef Jen, the Ginger Chef, for an evening of baking. Learn creative baking techniques tailored specifically to the season's freshest ingredients. Recipes include peaches...

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An Evening with Author W. Bruce Cameron

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Stop in for a conversation with bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron, Michigan Notable Book finalist for The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man. After beginning his career as a humor columnist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News, Cameron has gone on to...

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Tai Chi in the Park

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Tai Chi is an ancient, continuous, slow form of exercise. It is a moving meditation which builds strength, vitality and balance, and has many other benefits. Students of all ages will learn warm-up and eternal-youth exercises, push-hands, and forms...

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Speak Up: All About Oral History

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

History is made up of the stories of individual people. Oral histories record these stories, highlighting the role a person played in the broader community. Over time, some stories are buried or forgotten. Oral histories can speak to these gaps,...

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Explore the Galaxy of GR Scavenger Hunt

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Are you ready for the most out-of-this-world scavenger hunt? On this hunt inspired by The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and our city, you and your team of up to 6 people go head to head with other teams as you strive to solve missions in the...

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Reading the Great Lakes

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Come explore the Lakes with us! We'll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region—from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and...

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Guerilla Cosplay Workshop

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Want to make comics-based costumes inexpensively? Want to cosplay for a comic-con but aren't sure how to make a costume? Attend this workshop and create an easy cosplay costume. Learn tips and tricks on creating a cosplay outfit. Bring some...

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LGBT Speed Dating for Millennials

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Submitted 06-13-2016 under

Enjoy a fun-filled night with lots of other singles just like you! Speed daters will have 4-6 minutes to chat with a potential match before moving on to the next. If two people indicate mutual interest, they will be given contact information to...

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SBDC Social Media Series

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Submitted 06-09-2016 under

Looking to enhance your social media skills for business? Come learn from Leandra Williams with the Grand Rapids Small Business Development Center. Using real world examples, this three-part series consists of lectures, hands-on training, and...

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Pajama Time!

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Submitted 06-09-2016 under

Get cozy in your pajamas, grab your favorite stuffed animal or blanket, and come to the library for a special bedtime event. Listen to stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great for working parents!

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