We always have a great line-up of adult programs taking place at our branches. We want to make sure you don't miss out on these cool opportunities. Mark your calendar now!
Motown: A Supreme Insight
Enjoy a unique peek behind the curtains of Motown. Learn how it came to be a giant in the music industry and hear rare stories about founder Berry Gordy and many of the major Motown artists, musicians and songwriters.
Wednesday, May 10, 6:30 PM - Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 PM - Plainfield Twp. Branch
Edye Evans Hyde Introduces Alabama Story
Join Edye Evans Hyde, Founder and Director of Ebony Road Players, and friends for an introduction to the play Alabama Story, which tells the little-known true story of a librarian who was persecuted for protecting a children’s book. Edye and cast members will share a reading from the play and discuss its relevance today. Alabama Story will be presented at the Grand Rapids Public Museum in recognition of Loving Day. This program is made possible with the support of the Michigan Arts and Culture Council.
Wednesday, May 17, 6:30 PM - Grandville Branch
Thursday, May 18, 6:30 PM - Cascade Twp. Branch
The Quiet Epidemic: A Documentary
The Quiet Epidemic follows a young girl from Brooklyn and a Duke University scientist both diagnosed with a disease said to not exist, Chronic Lyme disease. Their search for answers lands them in the middle of a vicious medical debate: Why have tick-borne diseases been allowed to quietly spread around the globe?
Tuesday, May 23, 6:00 PM - Cascade Twp. Branch
We hope to see you there!