Grand Rapids Public Library

Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition welcomes national judge, rewards local talent

by (kt.herr)

Submitted 01-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the last several years, Grand Rapids has been the scene of a burgeoning, multifaceted poetry movement. Visitors to open mic nights such as Eastown Hookah Lounge’s Smokin’ Spoken Word and Stella Lounge’s The Drunken Retort will...

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Pajama Time!

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-15-2016 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 lullabies, and get those wiggles out before bed. Great for working parents!

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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-15-2016 under

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...

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Summer Storytimes for Families

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-15-2016 under

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring their children 18 months to age 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...

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SBDC Social Media Series

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 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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Mascot Summer Reading Celebration

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

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...

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Mascot Summer Reading Celebration

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

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...

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Mascot Summer Reading Celebration

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

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...

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Mascot Summer Reading Celebration

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

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...

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Acting Up Theatre

by (grpl)

Submitted 06-13-2016 under

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....

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