Santa’s Workshop

Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 21 for holiday treats and crafts!

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All locations closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. The idea was originally conceived as “American Indian Day” in 1915 by Dr. Arthur C. Parker, a Seneca Indian. From there, the Congress of the American Indian Association formally declared that the Day would be the second Saturday of each May. It wasn’t until 1990 that George H. W. Bush designated the […]

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Music in the Stacks: Jacob Bullard

Have a musical interlude in the library on Wednesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm!

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MeLCat Server Migration

MeL/MeLCat will be temporarily unavailable November 18 – December 2, 2015.

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Winter Preparedness

Winter preparedness brief details tips and rules to survive and thrive in Grand Rapids Although the fall colors are just beginning to peak here in West Michigan, the City of Grand Rapids is already gearing up for winter with a new six-page Winter Preparedness guide, prepared by the City’s 311 Customer Service Center. The Winter […]

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All locations closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 for a staff inservice.

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For Those Who Love to Be Scared

Now that fall is in full swing, some of you may be in the mood for all things scary and paranormal—if you love Halloween that is, like I do. It’s one of my favorite holidays of the year. Below are some lesser known horror novels that will probably keep you up at night. Books The Troop, […]

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Love, Sex, and 4-H: A Memoir

Join us on Tuesday, November 17, where Anne-Marie Oomen will discuss her book.

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Human Library

Real People, Real Conversations

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