GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — The Grand Rapids Public Library will be kicking off their Friends of the Library Book Sale on Saturday, Oct. 19 and Sunday, Oct. 20 located at 111 Library St. NE, Grand Rapids. 

The huge used book sale you can find treasures, bargains, and more! Saturday all books 3 for $1 or 50¢ each. 

Sunday fill a bag for $5. All proceeds benefit the Grand Rapids Public Library. 

Also on Saturday, Oct. 19 the library will have host their Mindstorm Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Kids ages 10 and up can explore robotics every Saturday at the library. Using Lego Mindstorms EV3 kits, these hands-on robotics teach essential coding skills, problem solving and more. 

This is a self-guided, drop-in event. Team members from Team Asteroids 14486 will be available to offer instruction on building and programming. 

Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos with the Grand Rapids Public Library on Oct. 30 through Nov. 3.  

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday that honors family and friends who have passed on. Loved ones come together to build altars that celebrate the life and memory of the dead. 

This is a time of celebration and joy, filled with talk and memories of those who have died. Altars from members of the community honoring family and friends will be on display. 

Every altar is unique and taken together they create a fascinating portrait of what citizens of Grand Rapids hold close to them. Free and open to the public.  

To learn more about the Grand Rapids Public Library visit here. 

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