Grand Rapids Public Library

The Birthplace of Snowboarding: 50th Anniversary of the Snurfer

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Submitted 11-09-2015 under

Nearly a foot of new snow covered the sand dune behind Sherm Poppen's home on Christmas Day in 1965. In his attempt to entertain his two young daughters, he created the prototype for the Snurfer—the first commercial snowboard. Celebrate...

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EatPlayGrow

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Submitted 11-09-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

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EatPlayGrow

by (grpl)

Submitted 11-09-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

[read more]

EatPlayGrow

by (grpl)

Submitted 11-09-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

[read more]

EatPlayGrow

by (grpl)

Submitted 11-09-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

[read more]

EatPlayGrow

by (grpl)

Submitted 11-09-2015 under

EatPlayGrow combines the latest science and research to teach children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Join GRPL and Cherry Health Services for interactive and engaging lessons that incorporate...

[read more]

One Book, One City for Kids

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Submitted 11-09-2015 under

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book. The program also strives to encourage a lifelong love of reading among students, to inspire readers to bring...

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Grand Rapids Public Library renews Day of the Dead tradition

by (averym92)

Submitted 10-27-2015 under NEWS

Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican National Holiday also celebrated in other Latino countries, will be observed at the Main Campus of the Grand Rapids Public Library from October 30 to November 1. During that time, residents who want to share the memory...

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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Sessions

by (grpl)

Submitted 10-19-2015 under

Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? Open enrollment for this insurance program is from November 1, 2015 – January 31, 2016. Plan on attending one of the free informational sessions led by Certified Application Counselors from...

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Veterans Service Fair

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Submitted 10-19-2015 under

Veterans are invited to stop by this open house to learn about the various community resources available. Over 20 organizations will share information about the community services, opportunities and the benefits they have earned as a result of their...

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