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Laughfest Humorous Speech Contest

Can you tell a funny story? Do you make people laugh? Come join the Grand Rapids Public Library, Toastmasters International and LaughFest in a humor contest on Monday, March 14 at 7 pm. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. Contestants can do either an¬†improvised stand up performance or a prepared 5 […]

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Finishing Your Winter Reading Challenge

How is everybody’s Winter Reading Challenge going? Have you matched your “number” or did you bite off more than you could…read? If so, fear not because this year’s Challenge continues through February 29th. It’s also not too late to register (there are prizes involved)! Speaking of giveaways, if you have finished your reading goal or […]

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Taste of Soul Sunday

Join us on February 21, 2016 to celebrate African American history & culture.

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Music in the Stacks: Tommy Schichtel

Have a musical interlude at the library on Thursday, January 21.

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History Detectives 2016

We are sleuthing for local history on Saturday, January 23.

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Exploring Michigan: Back Roads and Small Towns

join us on Tuesday, December 15 to journey through Michigan with author Bill Murphy.

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Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe

Come join us for this popular holiday tradition.

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Music in the Stacks: Tokyo Morose

Have a musical interlude at the library!

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Santa’s Workshop

Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 21 for holiday treats and crafts!

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Music in the Stacks: Jacob Bullard

Have a musical interlude in the library on Wednesday, November 4 at 7:00 pm!

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