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Cope Poetry Reading Tomorrow Night! April 12

David Cope Poetry Reading PosterJoin other poetry lovers – and celebrate National Poetry Month – when you attend tomorrow night’s poetry reading and book signing. Post-Beat poet and Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Emeritus, David Cope, will read from his newest book, The Invisible Keys, New and Selected Poems, as well as from poems that span his career. A long-time GRCC English professor, Cope sparked the poetic imaginations of many of his student and served as editor of Grand Rapids Community College Display Magazine for many years. Copies of Cope’s book published by Ghost Pony Press will be available for sale at $16.

  • 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 12.
  • LRC Library & Learning Commons 2nd Floor | 140 Ransom Ave. NE, GR, 49503 | Building #10 on the campus map).
  • Open to the public. | Refreshments | Public parking available in the Bostwick Parking Ramp. (# 8 on the campus map).

See our Poetry Subject Guide!

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Fighting Fake News: Broadcast Hysteria Author Book Talk and Signing – Nov. 2

Join us to hBroadcast Hysteria Coverear author A. Brad Schwartz talk about Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News. The event will be held on the west side of the Library’s 2nd floor on Thursday, November 2, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Students and faculty are invited to pick up a free copy of Schwartz’s book at the Library Circulation Desk.  Admission is free, all are welcome,  and we’ll have complimentary refreshments.

This author visit and book signing is the second of several events planned by the Campus Common Reading Committee  during the 2017-18 academic year that relate to Fighting Fake News. See the Fake News Subject Guide for more information!

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Open Door 100th Anniversary Book Signing on Monday

Looking for that perfect holiday gift for a past or present GRCC/GRJC studentOpen Door book cover or employee?  Think Open Door: Grand Rapids Community College 1914-2014! The 100th Anniversary Committee and GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons are hosting a book signing by the author.  Walter Lockwood meticulously researched and entertainingly wrote Open Door – and he will be signing copies:

  • When: Monday – Dec. 8, 2014 from Noon – 2 p.m.
  • Where: Library & Learning Commons
  • Refreshments provided

Copies of  Open Door are on sale (cash, check, credit card, RaiderCard) in the Library for $40.  Read what local historian, author, and alum Thomas Dilley had to say about our history.

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