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New In Young Adult Fiction

I’ve recently been on a huge YA reading kick and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down.  New books are coming out constantly so I know sometimes it’s hard to decide what it worth reading and what is not.  So if we have any YA readers out there then perhaps I can help you choose […]

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Is there an app for that?

It seems there is an app for everything. I recently was alerted of an app from Zero to Three called Let’s Play! I, first, chuckled (since the library has the Let’s Play! Workshops), then looked over the app and decided to download it. The app breaks activities such as chores, boredom busters, meal time and […]

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The Championship

We are down to the final two books in March Madness Library Style! You have one week to vote for your pick. The winner will be announced next Monday. This program is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Consider a gift today!

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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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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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Great Michigan Read

This year’s Great Michigan Read selection is Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg. Part memoir, part detective story, and part history, Annie’s Ghosts takes readers on a journey into the author’s mother’s world of the 1930s and ’40s, where he explores how a poor, immigrant family manages life with a child who has special needs, all the […]

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The Sweet Sixteen

GRPL Readers picked the top sixteen books of 2013. Will your favorite advance to the Elite Eight? Vote for one book in each match up and check back next Monday to find out if they made the cut!   This program is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Consider a gift today!

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March Madness Library Style is Back!

This program is sponsored by the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation. Consider a gift today!

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Spilled Ink…Just 2 days left!

It’s been a long, cold winter. Have you been able to read your ten books, or were you too busy shoveling all the snow? There are only two days left to claim your prizes!  We have handy notebooks that can help you keep track of titles you read throughout the year, a pencil (to write […]

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