Guinea Pigs Wanted

We are looking for some beta testers. If you have an Android device, we’ve developed app that I’d like to get some feedback on. It’s called the GRPL Quick Check. It’s a basic self-check app that will allow you to perform a barcode checkout or renewal of an item, right from your phone or tablet. This is still in […]

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All locations closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting, November 14

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss scenario planning for Friday, November 14, at 9:15 am in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). This meeting is open to the public. For more information related to the library […]

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The Hidden Gems for Veterans

Join experts from the law firm of Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C. for a free, no obligation, educational presentation on “The Hidden Gems for Veterans” Thursday, November 6, from 5:30-7:00 pm at the downtown location of the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE.  This presentation is designed specifically for veterans, spouses, caregivers, and […]

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Santa’s Workshop

Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 22 for holiday treats and crafts!

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Attention Artists: Poster Contest!

Create a poster to celebrate the ten year anniversary of Taste of Soul Sunday! We’re looking for a commemorative poster design that focuses on African American heritage, culture, food, art, and people! Submissions will be narrowed down by the programming committee, and the public will vote for the winner. The winner will receive a prize […]

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OverDrive Read

Read eBooks in your browser and sync across devices.

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting, October 28

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss scenario planning for Tuesday, October 28, at 3:00 pm in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). This meeting is open to the public. For more information related to the library […]

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All locations closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for a staff inservice.

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2015 Taste of Soul Sunday Poster Contest

February may seem far away, and that’s because it is. But! The library is starting it’s engines for the 10th Annual Taste of Soul Sunday on February 15. This year we are hosting a poster contest to commemorate the ten year anniversary for this event. The contest is open to the public and the winner […]

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