If you are interested in this position, please apply here. GRPL is currently welcoming applications for a full-time librarian in its Grand Rapids History & Special Collections department. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in library service, Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for the […]
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 Page in our Communications department. We are looking for someone to join our team who can provide […]
Bring a friend to the library to get a GRPL card and get up to $25 off your library fines.
Join us Tuesday, September 13th at 7 p.m. to hear literary and public historian Veta Smith Tucker as she discusses her recently published work, A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland. The Detroit River corridor was an important aspect of the underground railroad movement, as fugitive slaves fled […]
Are you a teen who participated in our Summer Reading Challenge Program? Please come to our Screen Printing Party to pick up your finishing prize, eat some snacks, do an activity, and try…. screen printing! We’ve partnered with WMCAT and their Ambrose Apprentices to provide teens with an opportunity to try screen printing their own notebooks. […]
Meet the author of The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man on Tuesday, August 23.
The Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, September 3.
What’s so special about pre-reading storytime classes at the Grand Rapids Public Library? They are free, they are fun, and we know your child will learn so much! Each class features literacy-rich activities such as songs, stories, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Come join us each week for a fun filled class. Here’s our fall preview […]
NOTICE: The Board of Library Commissioners have scheduled a Special Meeting for Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm. For more information related to the GRPL’s board, please visit the board webpage.
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- An Evening with Author W. Bruce Cameron
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