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.
GRPL is currently accepting applications for the sixth Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids.
Join us and make a new year’s resolution to #ReadSoHard.
Grand Rapids Public Library takes pride in our facilities. With over 211,000 square feet of public space and over 850,000 visitors per year, the GRPL Maintenance team works hard year-round to keep things tidy, comfortable, and functional at our eight locations. GRPL is currently welcoming applications for a part-time custodian (the official title is “Public […]
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