Work at GRPL: Library Assistant (West Leonard Branch) (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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Immigrant and Refugee Resources

On February 15, GRPL’s Main branch hosted “Creating a City of Inclusion: Modern Immigration, Local Impact,” a panel discussion in partnership with Grand Rapids Civic Theatre. Panelists from organizations working within immigrant & refugee services shared historical insights and impacts of immigration on Grand Rapids, as well as information on how we can better support […]

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Let’s Play! At the Library

With the winter pre-literacy classes wrapping up this week, the library is gearing up for 4 weeks of Let’s Play! Let’s Play is a program for all children ages 0-5 and their parents and caregivers that focuses on child-driven play. The workshop begins with a few welcome rhymes followed by the introduction of a local specialist […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Page (Part-time)

Join our team as a library page! Please visit the main job posting if you would like more information or to apply. The library page position is a part-time, entry-level position which requires no previous library experience.  This position performs the essential function of returning items accurately to shelves so that items can be retrieved […]

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Work at GRPL: Library Clerical Aide (Part-time) at Van Belkum Branch

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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Kids and Teens

0-5 years old Develop your young child’s early literacy skills with activities you can integrate into your everyday life. Kids Share the love of reading with your favorite kids! Teens Stuff to read, stuff to do, stuff to share. Just for teens. Library Tours The best way for a child to learn to value the […]

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Raise a Pint to this Old Settler

Maybe you’ve experienced sleeping in the guest room of an elderly relation and had to avert your eyes from the creepy, antique photo on the wall or dresser; the kind of photo that resides in an ornate wooden frame and rests on a doily. Maybe you slept facing the opposite wall or slept with the covers over […]

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Spring Break Fun

On April 5, come and turn a cardboard box into a car, and then hop in and enjoy the winning movie on the big screen.

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Fantasy Writing with H.M. Bouwman

Discover world building, magical and fantasy elements, character, and plot.

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Huge Book Sale!

Find bargains, treasures, and deals!

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