Grand Rapids Public Library

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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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

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Submitted 06-09-2016 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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Pre-Reading Classes for Babies

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Submitted 06-09-2016 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

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Submitted 06-09-2016 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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