Community Partners

The Grand Rapids Public Library partners with community organizations.

The library is continually building relationships with key organizations in order to promote literacy, education, and library usage. We are proud to list these organizations as our partners:

Alger Heights Business Association
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan
Art Prize
Barnes & Noble
Calvin College
Caregiver Resoure Network
Census Bureau
Chamber of Commerce
City of Grand Rapids
Community Media Center
Cook Library
Cooley Law School, Grand Rapids Campus
Creston Neighborhood Association
Douglas and Maria DeVos Foundation
Federal Depository Library Program
Ferris State University
Festival of the Arts
First Steps
Ford Presidential Museum
Foundation Center of New York
Girls and Boys Clubs
Goodwill Industries
Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids Ballet
Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Grand Rapids Community College
Grand Rapids Griffins (Hockey)
Grand Rapids Historical Commission
Grand Rapids Historical Society
Grand Rapids Opportunity for Women (GROW)
Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Grand Rapids Whitecaps (Baseball)
Grand Valley State University
Grandville Ave. Neighborhood Academy
Greater Grand Rapids Reads (GGRR)
Hard Times Café
Heart of West Michigan United Way
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
John Ball Park Zoo
Jubilee Jobs
Kendall College of Art and Design
Kent County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Kent District Library
Kent Intermediate School District
Lakeland Library Cooperative
Legal Assistance Center
Library of Michigan
Literacy Center of West Michigan
Local First
Madison Square Neighborhood Associations
Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park
Meijer, Inc.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Michigan eLibrary
Michigan Humanities Council
Michigan Works
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
North American Choral Company
Older Learner Center
Opera Grand Rapids
Pooh’s Corner Books
The Rapid (transit)
Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association
Schuler Books and Music
SCORE
Senior Leadership Grand Rapids
Senior Neighbors
Small Business Technical Development Center
Student Advancement Foundation
UICA
United Way
West Michigan Environmental Action Council
Western Michigan Genealogy Society
West Michigan Women’s Study Council YMCA