Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for the better. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in public library service, GRPL is currently welcoming applications for a part-time Library Clerical Aide in our Customer Service department. We are looking for someone to join our team who […]
Meet the author of Out of My Mind on Monday, March 6.
Stream the film on Kanopy, then come and discuss it with us.
Kanopy is a digital streaming service with movies and documentaries that you can watch for free with your GRPL library card. Find out more about what Kanopy has to offer and how to get started. In honor of this year’s Academy Awards, we thought it would be interesting to highlight some films in the library’s Kanopy […]
Printable List (.pdf) February Allied Bad Santa 2 Doctor Strange Edge of Seventeen The Girl on the Train Hacksaw Ridge Justice League Dark Manchester By the Sea Max Steel Moonlight Ouija: Origin of Evil Rules Don’t Apply Shut In Trolls March Almost Christmas Bleed For This Collateral Beauty Desierto Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]
If the recent +60°F temps aren’t a large enough reminder that the season is nearing its end, here’s another: you’ve only seven more days to claim your free canvas book bag by visiting your local library and letting us know that you’ve completed your Winter Reading Challenge! And hey, what’s that in the foreground? Could […]
We often feel that need to read the same book at the same time because the shared collective experience influences our personal reading choices. An easy example would be how an individual book will see several holds placed for it after it’s been made into a film or featured on a popular talk show. An […]
The Local History and Special Collections Department, located on the fourth floor of the downtown library, is a pretty special place. You can find all various materials to assist with historic research, house history research, and genealogy. There a lot of books on the shelves (this is a library after all!) but it’s the books […]
Printable List (.pdf) February Armstrong, Kelley – A Darkness Absolute Billingham, Mark – Rush of Blood Beaton, M. C. – Death of a Ghost Blaedel, Sara – The Lost Woman Brody, Frances – A Death in the Dales Carey, Jacqueline – Miranda and Caliban Crombie, Deborah – Garden of Lamentations Fluke, Joanne – Banana Cream […]
A panel discussion on Wednesday, February 15 in partnership with Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.
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- An Evening with Sharon M. Draper
- Rant / Rave / Review: Film Discussion Series
- Staff Picks on Kanopy
- New and Future Movie Releases
- Final week of the Winter Reading Challenge
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