If you are wishing for a few hours to read a book, contemplate

your thoughts, or just daydream this summer, but not sure

how you will entertain your children?  If you live in East Grand

Rapids, the Friends of the East Grand Rapids Public Library

will give you a few afternoons off. Or better yet, come with

your children and have some fun yourself.

Part of the Summer Reading Club, but not a prerequisite,

these events will be held at the EGR library or in John Collins

 Park on Thursday afternoons from 2-4 pm. Everyone is

You don’t have to be signed up to the Summer Reading Club

to join in the fun.



EGR library


Thursday June 16 – 2-4pm at the library: show off all of your fabulous

talent at the EGR library. Register at the library to perform a

short act, Prizes given for audience favorites. For kids of all ages.

Thursday June 25 – starts at 2 pm: At the library, Cool off at the

library while you watch a movie and enjoy popcorn. Contact the

library to find out what’s playing. For all ages.

Thursday July 2 –**2-3 pm Make a memory with your best

friend- your pet! Come show him/her off with a parade, awards,

photos and crafts. Register your pet by June 23, 2009.

For all Ages.

Thursday July 9  2-4 pm Join us for our annual Kid and Teen

Craft Sale. Kids of all ages will be selling thier wares at John

Collins Park. Find amazing pieces of art, wonderful crafts and

the most creative kids in town. Kids and Teens: If you are

interested in having a booth in the sale, pleas stop by the

KDL EGR Branch for an application. Registration is required

to host a booth.


Thursday July  16  2-4 pmCreate sculptures, prints,

drawings, collages and art jewelry to take home with you,

and decorate banners to hang in the library.

For kids of all ages.

Thursday July 23  2-4 pmBring your Pioneer pride.

Wear blue and/or gold. Come create pennants and

other crafts. Play games and visit with the animals

from Animal Crackers. For kids of all ages.

Thursday July 30  2-4pm – Join us at John Collins Park for

some oversized fun, games and craft activities! Don’t forget

your sunscreen. For kids of all ages.

Thursday August 6  2-4 pm  – Splish! Splash! Join us for a

whole lot of wet and wild fun! Wear your bathing suit or

water safe clothes for this outdoor party that sure to

F-U-N! Bring sunscreen. For kids of all ages.

Thursday August 13  2-4pm – Join us for a very special

concert full of nature-inspired children’s mucic. Get ready

for silly props, wacky tunes and invitations to purr like

a bobcat as Kagan sings about being green. For all ages.

Grand Rapids -Ada Real Estate Westbrook Realty

Copyright 2009 All rights reserved