Experience Poetry: Readings from the Commonwealth

by (Write616)

Submitted 11-06-2015 under

Enjoy readings from work GLCL members crafted at our Roundtable Workshops & other writing opportunities. This event is free and open to everyone; stop on in to listen to some poetry and enjoy our membership appreciation party! Led by Phillip...

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Reading with Dr. Michelle Disler

by (Write616)

Submitted 10-14-2015 under

In the same month as the expected release of the new James Bond film, Spectre, author Michelle Disler will be reading at GLCL on Thursday, November 19, at 6:30pm. Disler, the author of [BOND, JAMES]: alphabet, anatomy, (auto)biography, will be...

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A Night of Poetry with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes

by (Write616)

Submitted 08-21-2015 under

Join GLCL for poetry readings with Gary Barwin and Jen Tynes on Sept 25 at 6:30 p.m. This event is free! Gary Barwin is a Canadian writer, composer, multimedia artist, editor, and the author of 19 books of poetry and fiction as well as books for...

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Volunteer Tutor Orientation

by (kpayne)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has scheduled an information session on Thursday, August 13 for prospective volunteer tutors. This session is held at 6:00 pm and lasts one hour. It allows persons interested in becoming volunteer tutors to find...

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A Circus of Poets: Readings by Robert Fanning, John Rybicki & Z.G. Tomaszewski

by (Write616)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under

 Join us as three daring poets read their work and share their thoughts, all without a net!  This is a free event.  Parking is easy in our lot, which is the second driveway in back of our building (off of Eastern).  There is also...

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Neighborhood school works to build literacy, community through National Reading Month volunteer opportunities

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 02-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Throughout the month of March Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy  is looking for volunteers to read stories to students. Volunteers can choose to read one on one with students or read to an entire class. With over 400 students...

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Writers Squared at GLCL

by (Write616)

Submitted 02-04-2015 under

The format of Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters' Writers2 series is conducive to intimate conversations between the writers themselves, as well as the audience members. Our first Writers2 will be on Wednesday,...

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Reading tutors needed for Literacy Center of West Michigan

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-30-2014 under NEWS

On Wednesday, January 7 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. the Literacy Center of West Michigan will host a volunteer tutor orientation for individuals who wish to become involved.  Volunteering with the Literacy Center involves a minimal commitment of two...

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(Don't) Follow your passion

by (sassaria)

Submitted 12-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Hello, Grand Rapids classes of 2015! You’re going into your last semester as a high school student. The world is waiting out there. Many people will want to give you advice about what to do with your life. You’ll hear it everywhere. It...

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NPO Showcase: Literacy Center of West Michigan

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Dr. Wendy Falb, the new Executive Director of the Literacy Center of West Michigan. Dr. Falb joins us in studio to discuss her new role as Executive Director, what drew her to the mission, and how the Literacy...

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