Work at GRPL: Youth Services Librarian

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 the better. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in library service, GRPL is currently welcoming […]

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Help us test our new website!

We’ve been busy working on a new website to serve you better and we now need your help!

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Clean Eating 101

Sue Stauffacher will share the meaning and practice of the clean eating movement.

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All locations closed Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day

Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side are also closed on Saturday, May 27.

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Ringlets

Join Embellish Handbell Ensemble for a fun and captivating program full of handbells!

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National Book Award for Fiction reading list

2016 Winner Colson Whitehead – The Underground Railroad Chronicles the daring survival story of a cotton plantation slave in Georgia, who, after suffering at the hands of both her owners and fellow slaves, races through the Underground Railroad with a relentless slave-catcher close behind. Other novels from the author: Zone One (2011), Sag Harbor (2009), […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Circulation Operations Supervisor (Full-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 full-time Library Circulation Services Supervisor in our Circulation department. We are looking for someone to join our team who […]

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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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Hackers and Cyber Espionage in Fiction

Only as long as you’re not tired of reading about computer hacking in the news, here’s a sampling of novels featuring computer security, cyberterrorism and hacktivists —

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Work at GRPL: Library Maintenance Mechanic (Full-time)

For more information or to apply, please see the main job posting. Grand Rapids Public Library takes pride in its facilities. With over 211,000 square feet of public space and over 850,000 visitors per year, the GRPL Maintenance team works hard year-round to keep things tidy, comfortable, and functional at our eight locations. GRPL is […]

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