If you are interested in this position, please apply here. GRPL is currently welcoming applications for a full-time librarian manager in its Grand Rapids History & Special Collections department. A nationally recognized and innovative leader in library service, Grand Rapids Public Library believes in the power of knowledge to transform both individuals and communities for […]
By now your household is off to a running start towards meeting their goals for the Summer Reading Challenge. Don’t forget that there are also many fun events throughout the summer! All of these events are free. Here are just a few highlights: World Dance Party: Summer Reading Kickoff Saturday, June 18 @ 11:00 am – […]
Submit your application by Tuesday, June 14 to attend camp.
Teens ages 13-18, you have your own special summer reading challenge this year! You can sign up either online or by visiting any GRPL branch. It’s easy! Choose your team. Make a pledge to read a number of minutes each day or a number of books this summer. Then stop into any branch between July 18 and […]
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Sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge. Pick a team, choose a challenge, and read all summer!
Talk openly about the struggle that Black boys face in our country and community.
The Summer Reading Challenge is here and it’s going to be a fun-filled summer of reading wonderful books, going to exciting events, and earning great prizes! We know that the whole household is ready to “get in the game” and read! Remember, when a child reads at least fifteen minutes a day throughout the summer, […]
Visit your favorite library this summer to read, write, sing, play, and talk in our fun-filled Pre-Reading Classes! The first session is June 6-30th at the Main, West Leonard, and Seymour Libraries. Classes are free and include stories, activities and hands-on fun. Summer is the perfect time to help your little one develop a love of reading and the skills […]
Our Summer Reading Challenge begins on May 30th — but it’s not just for big kids! We’re passionate about early literacy, and created a Baby Game for parents with little ones (newborn – 18 months). Signing up for the game is easy! You can register online or at any GRPL location. To register online go to at www.grpl.org/summerreading and […]
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