Using the Library

Getting a Library Card

Getting a library card is quick and easy!

Welcome to Your Library

Find out what you can do with your new library card.

Ride to Read

Find out how to get bus passes to and from the library. Read about how the program works so you can get your free ride to the library today.

Computer Services

The Grand Rapids Public Library has nearly 200 computers available for you to use.


In case you really want to know.

Facility Rental

We have the perfect space for your educational, cultural, or community event.

Library Tours

We offer a variety of tours for kids and adults.

Visiting Your Organization

Request a visit from library staff to your special event.

Books by Mail

We can mail books and audiobooks to you if you are homebound.