Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 21 for holiday treats and crafts!
All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2015 for the Thanksgiving holiday.
November 6, 2015 | Comments Off on 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 […]
Have a musical interlude in the library on Wednesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm!
October 29, 2015 | Comments Off on MeLCat Server Migration
MeL/MeLCat will be temporarily unavailable November 18 – December 2, 2015.
October 20, 2015 | Comments Off on 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 […]
October 19, 2015 | Comments Off on 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.
October 17, 2015 | Comments Off on 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, […]
October 15, 2015 | Comments Off on Love, Sex, and 4-H: A Memoir
Join us on Tuesday, November 17, where Anne-Marie Oomen will discuss her book.
October 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Human Library
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