All locations closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for a staff inservice.

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2015 Taste of Soul Sunday Poster Contest

February may seem far away, and that’s because it is. But! The library is starting it’s engines for the 10th Annual Taste of Soul Sunday on February 15. This year we are hosting a poster contest to commemorate the ten year anniversary for this event. The contest is open to the public and the winner […]

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How to Succeed at an ESO: Grand Rapids SCORE and Your Library

There is no such thing as a natural entrepreneur. It is a learned skill. That’s why every entrepreneur, no matter their industry, age, or expertise, needs a mentor. A good mentor can help an entrepreneur avoid the pitfalls they faced, seize opportunities, and save great amounts of time and heartache. Luckily, for the entrepreneurs of […]

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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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