Work at GRPL: Library Clerical Aide (Business Office) (Part-time)

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 Business Office. We are looking for someone to join our team who can […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Page at West Leonard Branch (Part-time)

Join our team as a library page! 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 when needed by patrons and staff.  If you are organized, detail-oriented, like the library, and are […]

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Fake News in the Headlines

In this interactive discussion, panelists will examine how false news stories spread and why people believe them.

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Read with us!

This year’s selection is Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper.

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Delayed Opening Due to Weather

All library locations will open at 11 am today.

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Winter Pre-Reading Classes at the Library!

What’s so special about pre-reading classes at the Grand Rapids Public Library? They are free, they are fun, and we know your child will learn so much! Each class features literacy-rich activities such as songs, stories, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Pajama time is a special bedtime storytime where children come in their pajamas and bring their favorite […]

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Work at GRPL: 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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Volunteer for one of our biggest events, Taste of Soul Sunday!

Every year, the Grand Rapids Public Library organizes and hosts an event called “Taste of Soul Sunday.” It is a day to explore and celebrate African American culture and history, full of great entertainment, food, and education. It takes a lot of work, so we’re offering this exciting volunteer opportunity! As a volunteer, you will monitor rooms and lines, […]

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Sleuthing for Local History

Join us Saturday, January 28 for the 10th Anniversary of History Detectives.

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Search for the next Poet Laureate

GRPL is currently accepting applications for the sixth Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids.

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