In this interactive discussion, panelists will examine how false news stories spread and why people believe them.
Every year, the Grand Rapids Public Library organizes and hosts an event called “Taste of Soul Sunday.” It is a day to explore and celebrate African American culture and history, full of great entertainment, food, and education. It takes a lot of work, so we’re offering this exciting volunteer opportunity! As a volunteer, you will monitor rooms and lines, […]
Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe will be at Yankee Clipper Branch this Saturday!
Learn about the life and times of a World War II-era steam engine.
We have a special night in the Evening Explorers series for kids in grades 2-5, this Thursday at the Main Library, 6:30 pm in the storytelling room, level 2. A mother and daughter from the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians will be teaching how to make your own dream catcher. Learn a little […]
Join us for a four-week workshop that teaches the benefits of interactive play.
Join author and avid Civil War historian Jack Dempsey on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00 p.m. at the Main Branch as he discusses his book, Michigan at Antietam. Jack focuses on exploring how Michigan soldiers and citizens shaped the single bloodiest conflict of the Civil War: the Battle of Antietam. In his talk, Jack will […]
In the 21st century, the mention of Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids conjures images of wealth and refinement—its shores lined with beautiful homes and a yacht club. The lake’s history, however, is both colorful and surprising. Join local history enthusiast and author Gail Marie Snow as she shares stories from her new book Rakish […]