Music in the Stacks: Kent County String Band

A Musical Interlude in the Library

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting February 11

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss revenue sources for Wednesday, February 11, 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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Music in the Stacks: Vox Vidorra

Have a musical interlude in the library! As you browse the collection, enjoy a performance by Vox Vidorra this Wednesday, February 11th from 7-8pm in the Biography Room at the Main branch. Vox Vidorra is a group of multi-instrumentalists fronted by the dynamic Molly Bouwsma-Schultz. Hailing from Grand Rapids, Vox Vidorra combines elements of Indie […]

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Cooking Matters for Adults

February 2 – March 9 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Main Library In partnership with the YMCA, the library is pleased to offer Cooking Matters, a six-week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost […]

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EatPlayGrow

Was one of your New Year’s Resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle? Besides the library’s Veggie Van visits and Cooking Matters classes, we will also now be offering a monthly family activity! EatPlayGrow is an initiative to help families develop healthy habits. Working with Cherry Health, we will offer songs, stories, and tons of activities […]

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Expanded Veggie Van Offerings

The YMCA Veggie Van is expanding its range of products. If you need one more reason to start shopping, here it is: they are starting to carry milk. The Veggie Van is every Tuesday at the Main Library from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Don’t miss this convenient mobile farmer’s market. Here’s some information about the […]

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Tax Form Information

Tax forms have arrived, so feel free to pick up your 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ form as well as Michigan 1040 booklets and Home Heating Credit forms. The IRS did not send booklets to libraries this year. Almost all forms are accessible online, and available through GRPL’s tax page. Grand Rapids no longer makes paper […]

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Ask-a-Lawyer: Bankruptcy

The Grand Rapids Public Library Main Branch, in partnership with the Grand Rapids Bar Association, hosts this free series that aims to provide information about common legal issues. At each session, expert attorneys will give a 10 to 30-minute overview of their area of law, followed by a question-and-answer period. This month’s topic: Wed, January […]

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Taste of Soul Sunday

Join us on February 15, 2015 to celebrate African American history & culture.

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One-on-One Computer & Technology Classes Now Open

Receive an eReader or tablet for Christmas? Hoping to boost your résumé with new computer skills? Grand Rapids Public Library is now offering one-on-one computer classes at all seven branches until the beginning of February.

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