Cooking Matters for Adults

February 2 – March 9 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Main Library In partnership with the YMCA, the library is pleased to offer Cooking Matters, a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost […]

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EatPlayGrow

Was one of your New Year’s Resolution to live a healthier lifestyle? Besides the library’s Veggie Van visits and Cooking Matters classes, we will also now be offering a monthly family activity! EatPlayGrow is an initiative to help families develop healthy habits. Working with Cherry St. Health Systems, we will offer songs, stories, and tons […]

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Expanded Veggie Van Offerings

The YMCA Veggie Van is expanding its range of products. If you need one more reason to start shopping, here it is: they are starting to carry milk. The Veggie Van is every Tuesday at the Main Library from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Don’t miss this convenient mobile farmer’s market. Here’s some information about the […]

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Tax Form Information

Libraries are still waiting for paper tax forms to arrive, and the IRS will not be mailing paper tax packages to individuals or businesses this year. Also, libraries will not be receiving instructions booklets. We expect to offer 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ forms, as well as a few other federal forms. Almost all […]

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Ask-a-Lawyer: Bankruptcy

The Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Bar Association, hosts this free series that aims to provide information about common legal issues. At each session, expert attorneys will give a 10 to 30-minute overview of their area of law, followed by a question-and-answer period. This month’s topic: Wed, January […]

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Taste of Soul Sunday

Join us on February 15, 2015 to celebrate African American history & culture.

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One-on-One Computer & Technology Classes Now Open

Receive an eReader or tablet for Christmas? Hoping to boost your résumé with new computer skills? Grand Rapids Public Library is now offering one-on-one computer classes at all seven branches until the beginning of February.

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One Crazy Summer

Read the book all the 5th graders in Grand Rapids will be reading.

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History Detectives 2015

Sleuthing for Local History

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Teens

Stuff to read, stuff to do, stuff to share. Just for teens.

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