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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Love the Library? Become a Library Commissioner

The Grand Rapids Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill two seats.

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Seven Authors Not Coming to the Library

One program regularly offered at the library are author visits. Whether it’s a local writer promoting a new novel or an author knowledgeable about a topic relevant to our community, we’re always looking for artists to share their stories with us. However, the winds of change are making it difficult for some people to visit […]

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Closed Today: Madison Square Branch

Due to a power outage, the branch is closed on Saturday, March 11.

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Recent Feminist Fiction

Don’t even ask, just grab these recently published novels incorporating feminist themes or characters — Prefer to read and discuss with friends? Consider the following from our Books By the Stack collection —

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Urban Forests: An Evening with Jill Jonnes

Author Jill Jonnes will share her work in the area of “Trees as Green Infrastructure” on Wednesday, March 8.

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Blood on the Mitten: An Evening with Tom Carr

Hear about crimes of passion, crimes of necessity, and tales of cold, calculated evil.

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Small Business Resources

How do you turn your unique idea into a successful small business? Our Small Business Resource Center has loads of resources, including books and databases, to help you plan, start, and grow your business. We also offer classes and individual appointments to help you get started with your small business research. Business Plans Business Plans […]

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