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Celebrate Earth Day with Your Camera!

Nature Photography Walk Saturday, April 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm It’s going to be a beautiful weekend!  The snow has melted, the buds are forming, flowers are sprouting up everywhere, and there’s no longer any denying it: spring has arrived!   In celebration of Earth Week, the library is hosting photographer Dianne Carroll […]

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Market Research Series!

No matter what industry, business is all about risk. One of the ways you can minimize your risk is by understanding your industry, your market, and your competition. But how can you do this without spending the money you need to start or run your business in the first place? The Grand Rapids Public Library […]

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Backyard Birding

It’s finally spring, and birds are flitting back from their summer homes.  If you’re wondering wondering how to attract the returning birds to your own backyard, join us on April 23rd at 7pm for our Backyard Birding program. Ed and Phil from the Grand Rapids Audubon club will give you tips on how to make […]

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Back by Popular Demand

The Grand Rapids Public Library and the YMCA of Grand Rapids are once again offering the popular series of hands-on cooking classes.  Cooking Matters is a national program that empowers families with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make healthy and affordable meals. With the help of culinary and nutrition experts, course participants learn how […]

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Earth-Friendly Parenting: Starting Out Right

Yankee Clipper Branch Tuesday, April 22 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Nobody ever said taking care of kids AND the Earth was going to be easy. During Earth Week the Grand Rapids Public Library wants to help address a few specific challenges: How can I keep from adding diapers to landfills by cloth diapering? (It’s […]

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Earth Week

Live green. Love nature. Celebrate Earth Week.

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Let’s Build!

Come construct some spring break fun at the library!

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Earth Week is Next Month!

Tired of the snow? Spring’s not here yet, but it’s coming! Join us next month for our annual Earth Week celebration! From April 19th to the 26th, we have a week of fun, earth-friendly programming going on in our libraries, around town, and in our community’s parks. Whether your passion is gardening, birding, biking, or the great […]

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Registration is open: Genealogy Lock-in

Have you heard about the best place to spend a Friday night? It’s at our Genealogy Lock-in, April 11th, 6-10pm. We are celebrating our 5 year anniversary! There will be food, prizes, and guidance from wonderful volunteers from the Western Michigan Genealogical Society. Register now, space is limited!

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Ha Ha Ha! LaughFest and Your Library

We’ve got funny events for everyone!

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