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Spring Break Drive-In Movie

Looking for something fun to do with your family over Spring Break?  Stop in to our Main Branch for our fun-filled Drive-In Movie! We are asking families to pick their favorite: The Secret Life of Pets or Finding Dory.  You can vote in person at any Grand Rapids Public Library or vote online right on […]

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Huge Book Sale!

Find bargains, treasures, and deals!

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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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Blood on the Mitten: An Evening with Tom Carr

Hear about crimes of passion, crimes of necessity, and tales of cold, calculated evil.

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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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Modern Immigration, Local Impact

A panel discussion on Wednesday, February 15 in partnership with Grand Rapids Civic Theatre.

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Taste of Soul Sunday

Join us on February 19, 2017 to celebrate African American history & culture.

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Yes, There Is A Michigan Accent

An evening with author Edward McClelland

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Fake News in the Headlines

In this interactive discussion, panelists will examine how false news stories spread and why people believe them.

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Volunteer for one of our biggest events, Taste of Soul Sunday!

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, […]

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