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Art Reading Room

Art Reading Room

Art has been popping up everywhere in downtown Grand Rapids with the start of ArtPrize 9. If your feet hurt from walking all over downtown, take a break and browse through our beautiful art books. We’ve set up a special Art Reading Room at the Main Library for...
Honor a deceased loved one

Honor a deceased loved one

Build an altar to honor a deceased loved one. An important part of any Día de los Muertos celebration is making an altar to honor loved ones who have passed away. After the altar is built, offerings (ofrendas) are then left at the altar. Some of the items the person...

All locations closed on Monday, September 4

All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 4 for Labor Day. Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, September 2. Sunday hours at the Main Library will resume on Sunday, September 10, 1:00 – 5:00 pm....

Work at GRPL: Youth Services Librarian (Branch Manager)

If you are interested in this position, please read the job description and apply here. Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for the better. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in...

Work at GRPL: Public Services Coordinator (Librarian IV)

If you are interested in this position, please read the job description and apply here. Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for the better. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in...