Michigan Activity Pass

Did you know that you can check out passes good for entry to state parks, forests and recreation areas? Did you know that you can also check out passes for free admission or discounts to museums and other cultural organizations around the state? Well, you can, and now it’s combined in one program: the Michigan Activity Pass. To […]

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Summer Reading Kick-Off Event

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Celebrate Community Heroes!

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Immigration Information

A free program on recent changes to immigration laws.

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Teen [Tech]Knowledgey Camp: Registration Begins!

Are you a current 6th, 7th or 8th grade Grand Rapids Public School 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 […]

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting May 5

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting on Tuesday, May 5, at 9:00 am in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). This meeting is open to the public. For more information related to the library board, please visit the […]

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Music in the Stacks: Saltbreaker

A Musical Interlude at the Library

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The Library Catalog Will Be Offline Saturday Evening, April 25

Access to your account, phone renewals, databases, Overdrive and Hoopla will also be offline.

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All locations closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day

Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side are also closed on Saturday, May 23.

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Treasures of Your Library

View unique items housed in the Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department of the library.

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Work at GRPL: Library Page

Job Title: Library Page Location: Grand Rapids Public Library (All locations) Wage Range: $8.15 to $8.90 per hour Hours: 20 hours per week (evening and weekend hours are required) Job Summary This is a part-time position requiring no previous training or special knowledge of library routines. The primary task involves shelving returned library materials, placing […]

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