Work at GRPL: Library Clerical Aide (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 Customer Service department. We are looking for someone to join our team who […]

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When books went to war…

Everyone knows about victory gardens, but did you know about Victory Books?  The American Library Association, publishers, and the U.S. military got together to issue special lightweight, pocket size paperbacks to our armed forces in World War II.  Service men and women could take their minds off the horror and loneliness of war, by visiting […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Circulation Operations Supervisor

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 Operations Supervisor in our Circulation department. We are looking for someone to join our team who […]

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Work at GRPL: Custodian (Part-time)

Grand Rapids Public Library takes pride in our 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 currently welcoming applications for a part-time custodian (the official title is “Public […]

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Calling All Wild Things!

Through May 22, 2016 show your library card for free admission to the GRAM.

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A “Charm”ing Evening with Wade Rouse

Join us Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm as award-winning author Wade Rouse reads from his debut novel, The Charm Bracelet.

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Wage Theft in Grand Rapids

Join panelists on Thursday, April 21 to discuss efforts to combat wage theft in the area.

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Learn a new language

Challenge yourself by using one of our free language databases.

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An evening with Adam Schuitema: Thursday, April 14

Join us Thursday, April 14 to hear award-winning Grand Rapids author Adam Schuitema read from his latest book.

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Nathan Kalish and the Lastcallers

Join us on Wednesday, April 6 for a musical interlude in the library.

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