The Open eBooks All Ages Collection was specifically designed for a wide age range of children. This program adds to existing efforts to help kids develop a love of reading and discovery by making eBooks available to all. Your children and family can access thousands of exciting titles to download and use the Open eBooks […]
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 applications for a Library Business Manager. We are looking for someone to join our team who can help us serve the community through […]
Kids in grades 2-5, do you like to build and create things? This week we will be Exploring Architecture on Thursday, September 8 at 6:30 pm, Main Library, storytime room, level 2. We will use graph paper to plan a structure. Assorted recycled materials and plenty of tape will be available for building.
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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 […]
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