Day of the Dead

Come celebrate Día de los Muertos with the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Check It Out: Circulating Memberships

Use your GRPL library card to check out passes to museums, art venues, sporting events, and more!

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Day of the Dead at the Library

Day of the Dead is a traditional world holiday, especially celebrated in Mexico, that goes back 2,500 – 3,000 years.  Many religious traditions have or have had special times of the year, (like All Souls Day) when the space between worlds narrows, and special activities and  rituals help us to connect with those we miss. […]

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We Need Your Input!

The Grand Rapids Public Library is hosting a series of Focused Conversations to help guide our new strategic plan. Led by facilitator Eric Cramer, these session are casual conversations to learn more about what our patrons need from their library. Each session will last 1-1 1/2 hours. If you are interested in attending one of […]

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Check-In Receipts

If you are the type to check your account right after returning a few books just to be sure they got checked in, we’ve got something great for you. You can enable Check-In Receipts from your My Account Page. Once you’ve logged into your account, Click on Account Preferences, then on Notification Preferences. Click the check-box […]

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Day of the Dead Altar Applications Available

Honor a loved one’s memory with an altar.

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Check It Out!

Use your GRPL card to check out memberships and tickets.

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Celebrate Our Local Authors

Featuring nine great West Michigan authors and keynote speaker Wade Rouse

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Let’s Play!

Play, learn, and grow together

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Get Your Child a Library Card

Don’t forget to get one for yourself too!

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