“You won’t understand what I mean now, but someday you will: the only trick of friendship, I think, is to find people who are better than you are—not smarter, not cooler, but kinder, and more generous, and more forgiving…and to try to listen to them when they tell you something about yourself, no matter how […]
Whether you are just starting out with computers or need a refresher course, we are here to help. Speak with a Geek at the Main Library or register for a One-on-one Computer Class at a local branch.
Landfall (plural landfalls): noun. 1. Arrival at the shore by ship. 2. The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land. 3. Two different fiction novels currently on the ‘New’ shelf at GRPL. Looking for that book (it was land something… landfill? no. landfall? maybe.) a friend recommended or read about in a […]
Join a special study just for parents and toddlers
The Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, September 5.
Do you know a WAN from a LAN? Debian from Ubuntu? Do you enjoy helping folks at the end of their technological rope? If so, then apply to be a part-time Help Desk Technician at Grand Rapids Public Library, a nationally recognized innovative leader in library service. We are looking for someone who can help […]
Come down to the Main Library this evening at 7pm for a lively panel discussion that’s part of our GR Reads Summer program! WGVU’s Shelley Irwin, Mlive’s Tanda Gmiter, WZZM’s Taz Painter, crisis management expert Dr. Curt Bechler and moderator Dave Jaconette from WJRW will discuss how media coverage of a disaster can change public […]
We’ve added several new additions to the Main Library’s Books By the Stack collection! These titles are great for groups to read together even if you don’t have the time during these dog days to read as often as you’d like (these specialty designated ‘Book Club’ copies check out for six weeks instead of the […]
The Grand Rapids Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill two seats.
Grand Rapids Public Library currently has an opening for a part-time custodian. This position is scheduled for 20 hours per week and offers sick, vacation, and holiday pay. Pay starts at $13.0856 per hour and offers the opportunity for increases beginning at six months. See below for more information. If you are interested in […]
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