Have you always wondered about the birds in your backyard? Join Ed and Phil from the Grand Rapids Audubon Club for a fun-filled trip through the world of birds at 7pm on Tuesday, April 23rd at the Main Library. Learn about how birds are classified, where they live in North America, the states they might [...]
The winner of GRPL’s first annual March Madness Library Style is . . . It was a close race. Insurgent (book two in the Divergent Series by Veronica Roth) was in the lead until Saturday when Gone Girl surged ahead. Unfortunately, since both books are so popular there is a wait to check them out [...]
Book bundles, sing-alongs, and sparkly geodes all await you!
After two close match-ups last week, Insurgent by Veronica Roth and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn are going head to head in the final round! While Gone Girl was an early favorite here at the library, it was a Cinderella story when Insurgent beat #1 seed The Fault in Our Stars by John Green by just [...]
Get ready to celebrate Earth Week with GRPL! We have some great reads to get you ready for the our fun and informative week of programming. Read up before the event, or check them out after! Take a look at these books about plant based diets before attending our Meatless Monday program. You’ll have [...]
March Madness Library Style is down to the Final Four! Only two books will advance to the next and final round. Vote now! You can find a list of the original 32 contenders in our catalog.
We are down to eight competitors in GRPL’s first annual March Madness Library Style! Vote your favorites into the semi-finals! A list of the original 32 books can be found here.
Did you know a silver-screen starlet played a major role in developing the systems that make GPS possible after escaping WWII Europe? Read all about her in Hedy’s folly : the life and breakthrough inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the most beautiful woman in the world. What about how Admiral Grace Hopper played an instrumental role [...]
Have you picked up your mug yet? Today is the last day to stop by a GRPL branch to turn in your reading record, pick up a great mug, and be entered in a drawing for a Kindle eReader! Looking for more great ways to connect with books at GRPL? Head over to March Madness [...]