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Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive

by (Write616)

Submitted 06-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive Grand Rapids, MI – Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Annual Fund Drive for 2016, designed to encourage donations to the...

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Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive

by (Write616)

Submitted 06-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive Grand Rapids, MI – Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Annual Fund Drive for 2016, designed to encourage donations to the...

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Co-op bookstore to join Avenue for the Arts this November

by (averym92)

Submitted 11-10-2015 under NEWS

November 11 is the grand opening of a new bookstore at 315 South Division Avenue called Bombadil Books, that will bring a variety of services to the downtown area. The co-op style bookstore is open to all shoppers, but also offers memberships...

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Reading and Award Ceremony for Micro-Fiction Contest

by (Write616)

Submitted 10-14-2015 under

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and the folks at CHEAP POP literary magazine are very excited to award the winners of our Micro-Fiction Contest on Friday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. and want you to help us celebrate!  Come on into GLCL...

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Little free libraries trend popping up in Grand Rapids

by (shardaisy)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Little Free Libraries, the practice of placing collections of books placed in a decorated storage space that are free for strangers, started in 2009 when Todd Bol, in Wisconsin, built a little red school house model for his mother. Bol was also...

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Harper Lee's Beloved Novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird," Comes to the HSRT Stage: Just in time for the sequel!

by (HSRTheatre)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

Holland, MI - Hope College retiree and HSRT Founding Artistic Director John Tammi will direct the stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic American novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” This production couldn’t be more timely...

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Local literary organization extends hours for Writers' Hub

by (deeMiner_b)

Submitted 03-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) has recently expanded their Writers' Hub hours to 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. It's available for members, who pay a yearly $35 fee to use the space, as well as advance notice of...

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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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Vendor Spotlight: George Wietor

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

At The Market on First Fridays in June, I could have stayed at the Issue Press booth for hours flipping through the multitude of handprinted artist books. The cover graphics were clean and minimalist and the collection of artists were carefully...

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Schuler Books to host author discussion with The Minimalists

by (Amanda Lytle)

Submitted 07-03-2014 under OPINION

Ever feel overwhelmed by the stuff you have?  If you are anything like me, then you have a pile of clothes sitting next to the laundy machine waiting to be washed. There is a layer of dust on my kickbacks that should be cleaned before friends...

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