The Final Four

The NCAA Final Four may just be heading into the Sweet Sixteen, but we are already down to the Final Four in March Madness Library Style! Vote now to send your favorite book to the championship! Check back next Monday to find out which two books will compete for the championship.   This program is […]

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Book Help: Can’t get baby to sleep?

Are you awake because baby is too?  Pack up baby and come to the library to take out these books that will help you solve your baby’s sleep problems. Here are some books to read to your baby and toddler: Try these newer books for your 3 to 5 year old: I don’t want to […]

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Come celebrate poetry!

Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? And did you know that Grand Rapids has its very own Poet Lauereate? Come join us on April 3rd at 5:30pm at the Main library as L.S. Klatt is appointed Grand Rapids’ Poet Laureate. Klatt is a professor at Calvin College and his poetry has been […]

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The Elite Eight

This year’s tournament of books is down to eight titles. Vote now to send your favorites to the semi-finals! Check back next Monday to find out which books made the final four!   This program is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Consider a gift today!  

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Mid Century Modern Grand Rapids – James Bronkema

To coincide with the Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America Exhibition & Symposium coming to Grand Rapids this Spring and Summer, the Local History Department will be featuring a series of displays on mid century modern architecture and design in the Grand Rapids area. The first of these highlights architect and builder, James Bronkema. Born […]

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Small Business Resource Center

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Fun Songs to Sing

At night, after I’ve gotten all the children tucked into their beds, I love listening to their little voices as they sing themselves (and each other) to sleep. When they were babies, I would rock them and sing them to sleep, and now as they grow older we will sing in the car, or as […]

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Earth Week

Live green. Love nature. Celebrate Earth Week.

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Let’s Build!

Come construct some spring break fun at the library!

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All library locations closed Sunday, April 20

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, 2014 for Easter.

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