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Mind-Bending Fiction

Get down the rabbit hole and explore the hallucinatory worlds set forth in these novels… …And away we go, meet you on the other side!

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Marcel “Fable” Price Appointed Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids

Marcel “Fable” Price has been named the Poet Laureate of the greater Grand Rapids area for a three–year term starting in April 2017. The Poet Laureate is an ambassador for poetry, creating programs and projects to foster the writing and reading of poetry by the public. Selected by the Grand Rapids Poet Laureate Selection Committee, […]

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Christian Fiction for Holy Week

Fishing for a read in time for Easter? Dive into one of these re-imaginings of New Testament stories:

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Huge Book Sale!

Find bargains, treasures, and deals!

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Seven Authors Not Coming to the Library

One program regularly offered at the library are author visits. Whether it’s a local writer promoting a new novel or an author knowledgeable about a topic relevant to our community, we’re always looking for artists to share their stories with us. However, the winds of change are making it difficult for some people to visit […]

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Recent Feminist Fiction

Don’t even ask, just grab these recently published novels incorporating feminist themes or characters — Prefer to read and discuss with friends? Consider the following from our Books By the Stack collection —

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Urban Forests: An Evening with Jill Jonnes

Author Jill Jonnes will share her work in the area of “Trees as Green Infrastructure” on Wednesday, March 8.

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Rant / Rave / Review: Film Discussion Series

Stream the film on Kanopy, then come and discuss it with us.

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Staff Picks on Kanopy

Kanopy is a digital streaming service with movies and documentaries that you can watch for free with your GRPL library card. Find out more about what Kanopy has to offer and how to get started. In honor of this year’s Academy Awards, we thought it would be interesting to highlight some films in the library’s Kanopy […]

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New and Future Movie Releases

Streaming Movies Don’t forget you can stream popular films, kids movies, TV shows and more from Hoopla or the Criterion Collection, foreign films, indies, documentaries and more from Kanopy! Printable List of New and Future Movie Releases (.pdf) February Allied Arrival Bad Santa 2 Doctor Strange Edge of Seventeen The Girl on the Train Hacksaw […]

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