Work at GRPL: Library Page (Part-time)

Join our team as a library page! Please visit the main job posting if you would like more information or to apply. The library page position is a part-time, entry-level position which requires no previous library experience.  This position performs the essential function of returning items accurately to shelves so that items can be retrieved […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Clerical Aide (Part-time) at Van Belkum Branch

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 […]

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Kids and Teens

0-5 years old Develop your young child’s early literacy skills with activities you can integrate into your everyday life. Kids Share the love of reading with your favorite kids! Teens Stuff to read, stuff to do, stuff to share. Just for teens. Library Tours The best way for a child to learn to value the […]

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Raise a Pint to this Old Settler

Maybe you’ve experienced sleeping in the guest room of an elderly relation and had to avert your eyes from the creepy, antique photo on the wall or dresser; the kind of photo that resides in an ornate wooden frame and rests on a doily. Maybe you slept facing the opposite wall or slept with the covers over […]

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Work at GRPL: Youth Services Library Assistant (Part-time)

Please visit the main job posting if you would like more information or to apply. Are you ready to engage with the community on a fundamental level to open minds, level the playing field, and nourish positive development? Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for […]

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Spring Break Fun

On April 5, come and turn a cardboard box into a car, and then hop in and enjoy the winning movie on the big screen.

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Fantasy Writing with H.M. Bouwman

Discover world building, magical and fantasy elements, character, and plot.

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Huge Book Sale!

Find bargains, treasures, and deals!

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Love the Library? Become a Library Commissioner

The Grand Rapids Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill two seats.

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Seven Authors Not Coming to the Library

One program regularly offered at the library are author visits. Whether it’s a local writer promoting a new novel or an author knowledgeable about a topic relevant to our community, we’re always looking for artists to share their stories with us. However, the winds of change are making it difficult for some people to visit […]

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