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What about Michigan Wolves?

Cougars do not remind me of cats, and bears never look familiar, so why should wolves seem like our cousins?  Their image speaks to us, invoking a far distant past, when perhaps they helped us, before we went our separate ways.  So how are Michigan wolves doing today? That’s what we’ll find out about Tuesday, […]

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Today and Tomorrow!: Elena & Sonia: Songs from Latin America and East Asia

Elena & Sonia are an exciting new duo that take audiences on a musical journey around the world, guided by folk and children’s songs from East Asia, Latin America, and beyond. They perform songs in English, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Japanese, Tibetan, and Taiwanese, exploring the stories and traditions behind these songs and discovering the common […]

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GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

10 Books, 29 Events

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Raising Strong Black Men: A Response to Between the World and Me

Talk openly about the struggle that Black boys face in our country and community.

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Get to know Gert, Grace, and the Berkey & Gay girls

Come to the library on Thursday, June 2 to learn about previously unnoticed Grand Rapids women from the 1910s

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An Evening with Jack Lessenberry

Join us Wednesday, May 25 to hear author and political analyst Jack Lessenberry discuss his new Michigan Notable book.

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Ringlets featuring Embellish and Kevin Kammeraad

Kids! Come play music with us on Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm.

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A “Charm”ing Evening with Wade Rouse

Join us Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm as award-winning author Wade Rouse reads from his debut novel, The Charm Bracelet.

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Wage Theft in Grand Rapids

Join panelists on Thursday, April 21 to discuss efforts to combat wage theft in the area.

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An evening with Adam Schuitema: Thursday, April 14

Join us Thursday, April 14 to hear award-winning Grand Rapids author Adam Schuitema read from his latest book.

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