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Did You Know…

Did You Know…

Did you know that one paperback book at the Kent County Jail gets about 12 reader uses before falling apart?  The GRCC Library and the GRCC Criminal Justice Department are teaming up to collect new (or used) inventory for their library.  Help us out and donate today!  Bring your paperbacks to the 1st Floor of the Learning Resource Center – 140 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

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September 18th is the First International Read an E-Book Day!

September 18th is the First International Read an E-Book Day!

Have you been yearning for a great new book to read?  Take Thursday, September 18th as an opportunity to treat yourself to one!  OverDrive, one of the largest e-book distributors, has declared it to be the first-ever International Read an E-Book Day.  Did you know that the GRCC Library licenses over 120,000 e-bookscurrently?  Many can be downloaded to hand-held devises, and all are available for…

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Michigan Notable Books Homecoming for Celebrated Authors - at GR Public Library

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Interested in meeting some notable Michigan authors? A regional Michigan Notable Books event is scheduled at the Grand Rapids Public (Main) Library on Saturday evening (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm),  September 20, 2014.  Registration is required, but admission is free!  This special evening celebrates nine Michigan Notable authors (Chris Byron and Tom Wilson, Linda Hundt, D.E. Johnson, William Olsen,…

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Donate to a Good Cause!

Make some more room on your bookshelf and donate to a good cause!

Not enough space on the bookshelf?  The GRCC Library is partnering with the Criminal Justice Department to collect paperback books for the inmates at the Kent County Jail.  Bring us your donations today!  You can find our drop-box on the 1st Floor of the Learning Resource Center, located at 140 Ransom Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

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100 Ways to Give with GRCC

100 Ways to Give with #GRCC

As part of GRCC’s 100 Ways to Give project, the Library & Learning Commons and the Criminal Justice department are teaming together to collect books for Kent County Jail inmates.  Visit the Library anytime between September 1 and October 31 to drop off your books.  We can accept new or used paperbacks – the men and women at the facility are looking forward to new reading material!

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We’re Home!

We’re Home!

The GRCC Library is pleased to announce we are back in our natural habitat!  We must admit this happened about a month ago, but things have been a little hectic with renovations going on all over campus and little odds and ends still being sorted out here.

Beginning Monday, August 25th, we will be going back to our Fall hours.  They are as follows:

Monday – Thursday 7:30am-9:45pm
Friday 7:30am-5pm

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GRCC Library Is Under Contstruction

GRCC Library Is Under Contstruction

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hard_hat By Lisa M. Rabey
Systems and Web Librarian

As of May 6th, the library has moved over to the ATC 224! The LRC building is undergoing HVAC renovations, which will take place from now until mid-July. Our summer hours are now M-Th, 8A-8P, Fridays, 8A-5P, and closed on the weekends. As we are closed on the weekends during the summer, any emails or phone calls in will not be returned until Monday…

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