If you’ve ever lost your wallet you know that reporting all the important cards missing can be time consuming. We are trying to make that process a little more painless. We have some new options for reporting your library card lost or stolen that will make it easier than ever! If you know your username [...]
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When I was a kid, I loved Sesame Street. I remember the joy of seeing the live show a few times when I was younger. I am excited that the library is able to pass some of that joy along to you. Our friends at Van Andel Arena have graciously donated sets of four vouchers to be given [...]
This Saturday, October 13, the Friends of the Library is holding a book sale on Level 3 of the Main Library. Stop in to find some awesome vintage treasures. You might even find a rare gem that would make a great gift for your favorite booklover. If you can’t make it on Saturday, check out [...]
Sports and Athletes have been in the news quite a bit lately. We’re hearing more and more about the Olympics, but other sports news is not so happy. Penn State just received sanctions for the Jerry Sandusky abuse case. The Detroit Lions just released Aaron Berry for DUI and assault. University of Michigan has suspended [...]
We are in the middle of Summer Reading excitement here at Grand Rapids Public Library! If you haven’t yet signed your children up, stop by your nearest branch to do so. If they are finished already, we are ready to give them their prizes. Be sure to turn in the reading records by August 4. [...]
Many girls start dreaming of their wedding day when they are little. They dream of the perfect day that they will remember forever. However, most of these little girls don’t expect the unscripted parts of that special day that actually make the memories even stronger. If you’ve seen the news lately or even the Yahoo! [...]
All library locations will be closed on July 4, 2012 to celebrate Independence Day. We hope you have a safe and happy holiday!
Unlike many kids who collected trophies for participating in sports in late elementary and junior high school, I somehow ended up collecting dictionaries. I have no idea why spelling bee organizers think dictionaries make good prizes for the kids who probably need them the least, but it’s a common participation or runner-up gift. I started [...]
Don’t forget! The Madison Square Branch, Ottawa Hills Branch, Van Belkum Branch and West Side Branch will be closed Saturday, May 26 for Memorial Day. The Main Library, Seymour Branch, West Leonard Branch and Yankee Clipper Branch will be closed Monday, May 28. The Main Library will be closed on Sundays starting May 27. We [...]