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.
Pick up your prize before September 13, 2016!
Restaurant Week is fast approaching! From August 10 through the 21st, dozens of local restaurants will be offering three course meals for $28! Some locations will even have two meals for $28. It’s a great way to sample Grand Rapids’ excellent cuisine and try something new. If you find yourself downtown for a meal, stop […]
Join us Tuesday and Wednesday as we welcome Acting Up Theatre and Charlie the Couch Potato. Charlie does nothing all day except watch TV, play video games and eat junk food. This lack of motivation to “move, play and read” has caused Charlie to lose sight of what he is supposed to become! Come find […]
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