“You won’t understand what I mean now, but someday you will: the only trick of friendship, I think, is to find people who are better than you are—not smarter, not cooler, but kinder, and more generous, and more forgiving…and to try to listen to them when they tell you something about yourself, no matter how […]
August 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Speak with a Geek Computer Classes
Whether you are just starting out with computers or need a refresher course, we are here to help. Speak with a Geek at the Main Library or register for a One-on-one Computer Class at a local branch.
August 27, 2015 | Comments Off on Well this is awkward
Landfall (plural landfalls): noun. 1. Arrival at the shore by ship. 2. The point at which a hurricane or similar storm reaches land. 3. Two different fiction novels currently on the ‘New’ shelf at GRPL. Looking for that book (it was land something… landfill? no. landfall? maybe.) a friend recommended or read about in a […]
August 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Get Your Child Ready for School!
Join a special study just for parents and toddlers
August 14, 2015 | Comments Off on All locations closed Monday, September 7, 2015
The Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, September 5.
July 23, 2015 | Comments Off on Covering the Crisis: The Impact of Media in Times of Disaster
Come down to the Main Library this evening at 7pm for a lively panel discussion that’s part of our GR Reads Summer program! WGVU’s Shelley Irwin, Mlive’s Tanda Gmiter, WZZM’s Taz Painter, crisis management expert Dr. Curt Bechler and moderator Dave Jaconette from WJRW will discuss how media coverage of a disaster can change public […]
July 23, 2015 | Comments Off on New Book Club titles
We’ve added several new additions to the Main Library’s Books By the Stack collection! These titles are great for groups to read together even if you don’t have the time during these dog days to read as often as you’d like (these specialty designated ‘Book Club’ copies check out for six weeks instead of the […]
July 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Love the Library? Apply to Become a Library Commissioner
The Grand Rapids Public Library’s Board of Library Commissioners is seeking candidates to fill two seats.
June 5, 2015 | Comments Off on All locations closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015
Have a happy Independence Day!
May 27, 2015 | Comments Off on GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up
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