The Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, September 3.
What’s so special about pre-reading storytime 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. Come join us each week for a fun filled class. Here’s our fall preview […]
NOTICE: The Board of Library Commissioners have scheduled a Special Meeting for Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm. For more information related to the GRPL’s board, please visit the board webpage.
Pick up your prize before September 13, 2016!
Restaurant Week is fast approaching! From August 10 through the 21st, dozens of local restaurants will be offering three course meals for $28! Some locations will even have two meals for $28. It’s a great way to sample Grand Rapids’ excellent cuisine and try something new. If you find yourself downtown for a meal, stop […]
Join us Tuesday and Wednesday as we welcome Acting Up Theatre and Charlie the Couch Potato. Charlie does nothing all day except watch TV, play video games and eat junk food. This lack of motivation to “move, play and read” has caused Charlie to lose sight of what he is supposed to become! Come find […]
July 26, 2016 | Comments Off on Hoopla for Kids
Stream kid-friendly movies, music, audiobooks and more!
July 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Baffling Bill the Magician (PLUS Gus the Bunny!)
The special guest this week for the library’s Summer Reading Challenge is Baffling Bill the Magician and his amazing bunny Gus! Baffling Bill will amaze with illusion, comedy and more! He will teach you feats of magic and provide you with an amazing bag of tricks that you can take home and perform for friends […]
July 25, 2016 | Comments Off on Learn to Play Soccer
Thursday, July 28 6:00-7:00pm Jaycee-MacKay Park, 2531 Kalamazoo SE Kids of all ages, join us in the park for fun and active sports clinics! Learn how to play soccer or tennis with expert advice in our city parks. Afterward, make a fun craft and chow down on hot dogs and snacks! No registration is required […]
July 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Location change: Shakespeare in the Park
Due to the heat, this event will now be held at Main Library. Join us Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 pm.
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