Open to Kent County, MI residents of all ages. Submissions accepted through February.
Join us on February 19, 2017 to celebrate African American history & culture.
An evening with author Edward McClelland
Stream the film on Kanopy, then come and discuss it with us.
In this interactive discussion, panelists will examine how false news stories spread and why people believe them.
This year’s selection is Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper.
All library locations will open at 11 am today.
What’s so special about pre-reading 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. Pajama time is a special bedtime storytime where children come in their pajamas and bring their favorite […]
Every year, the Grand Rapids Public Library organizes and hosts an event called “Taste of Soul Sunday.” It is a day to explore and celebrate African American culture and history, full of great entertainment, food, and education. It takes a lot of work, so we’re offering this exciting volunteer opportunity! As a volunteer, you will monitor rooms and lines, […]
Join us Saturday, January 28 for the 10th Anniversary of History Detectives.
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- Timely fiction — beyond 1984 and Brave New World
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