Board of Library Commissioners June Meeting Date Change

The Board of Library Commissioners has changed the time of its regular meeting in June. The meeting will be at 5:30 pm on Monday, June 30, 2014. All regular meetings are open to the public. Public comment is welcome when the meeting begins and again when the meeting concludes. Board meetings are held at the […]

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Healthy Kent Community Survey

We all want to be heard. Now you have that chance. Healthy Kent would like to know what health problems affect you and your community, what you think is great about your neighborhood and what you think needs to be improved. Healthy Kent conducted forums this year to find out what is important. They created […]

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2014 GR Reads, The Life List

Ever think back to your childhood and remember what you wanted to do when you grew up? This debut novel by Lori Nelson Spielman touches on this very idea. This book selection for this summer’s GR Reads, tells the story of Brett Bohlinger who embarks on a year-long journey of self-discovery after the death of […]

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Community Resources for Children and their Parents

From this list you will see that there are many organizations working to help you and your family and our community’s children. General Information about Community Resources United Way 2-1-1 Information and referrals for all area resources, including support groups.  1-800-887-1107 or 211 or 459-2255. Helping Hand: Guiding Michigan Citizens to Assistance Resources.  Maintained by […]

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Palmer School Story

One of the most recent collections added to the Archives is the Palmer School Building Story Slides. This collection documents the building of the new Palmer School from 1953-1954. Included are images of the construction of the school, classrooms, teachers, and events surrounding the dedication of the building. The original Palmer School was built in […]

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GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

10 Books, 40 Events

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All locations closed on Friday, July 4, 2014

Seymour, West Leonard and Yankee Clipper are also closed on Saturday, June 5.

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Play at the Main Library!

Do you want to be a firefighter?  A Princess?   Move our trains around the track?  Fix and build the track?  Cook dinner?  Put on your own puppet play?  And more? Let’s Play at the library! As part of our commitment to provide fun environments where you and your young child can read, play and learn, […]

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Pop Culture Junkie

OK, maybe not a junkie, but I do love pop culture and in particular, I love reading about movies or shows or theatrical productions that are near and dear to my heart. So, when I saw the book Top of the Rock, I knew I had to read it. It is a book about NBC […]

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Summer Reading Challenge 2014

Babies, kids, teens – sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge! The more levels you complete the more prizes you earn! Plus, check out all our awesome events!

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