The Summer Reading Challenge is here and it’s going to be a fun-filled summer of reading wonderful books, going to exciting events, and earning great prizes! We know that the whole household is ready to “get in the game” and read! Remember, when a child reads at least fifteen minutes a day throughout the summer, […]
Visit your favorite library this summer to read, write, sing, play, and talk in our fun-filled Pre-Reading Classes! The first session is June 6-30th at the Main, West Leonard, and Seymour Libraries. Classes are free and include stories, activities and hands-on fun. Summer is the perfect time to help your little one develop a love of reading and the skills […]
Our Summer Reading Challenge begins on May 30th — but it’s not just for big kids! We’re passionate about early literacy, and created a Baby Game for parents with little ones (newborn – 18 months). Signing up for the game is easy! You can register online or at any GRPL location. To register online go to at www.grpl.org/summerreading and […]
Come to the library on Thursday, June 2 to learn about previously unnoticed Grand Rapids women from the 1910s
It’s not officially Summer just yet, but on May 30 registration for our 2016 Summer Reading Challenge opens! Summer Reading is one of my favorite times of the year at the library because there’s a constant flow of fun programs, amazing book suggestions and an amplified excitement about reading throughout the buildings. This year our […]
There are several new additions to the Main Library’s Books By the Stack collection. These ‘Book Club’ copies check out for six weeks instead of three, making them ideal for groups reading together as well as individuals looking for a leisurely summer read! Fiction Printable List of All Titles
Summer’s here and it is time to put the top down and go for a drive. Get your vehicle in tip top shape with the help of Chilton Library. This free online resource give you the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repair. Some popular features of Chilton Library include: Maintenance and […]
May is officially Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, as designated by Congress in 1978. GRPL has a pretty extensive collection of fiction and nonfiction by Asian American authors on a variety of topics. I just started The Vegetarian, by Han Kang, a debut novel about a woman who gives up eating meat after she begins to […]
Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side are also closed on Saturday, May 28.
Are you a current 6th, 7th, or 8th grade student looking for something fun to do this summer? Check Out our Teen [Tech]Knowledgey Camp! This is a free 4-day camp where you will get your hands on a Kindle HD6 and increase your [tech]knowledge by creating a robot. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Parent/guardian […]
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