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It’s Time for Summer Reading!

It’s not officially Summer just yet, but on May 30 registration for our 2016 Summer Reading Challenge opens! Summer Reading is one of my favorite times of the year at the library because there’s a constant flow of fun programs, amazing book suggestions and an amplified excitement about reading throughout the buildings. This year our […]

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Fun and Free Summer Learning at the GRPL!

What’s so special about pre-reading storytime classes at the Grand Rapids Public Library? They are free, they are fun, and we know your child will learn so much! Our knowledgeable staff help plant the seeds of reading long before your child enters school. Each week these fun programs include reading, writing, playing, talking and singing: […]

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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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Calling All Wild Things!

Through May 22, 2016 show your library card for free admission to the GRAM.

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An Evening with Pam Muñoz Ryan

Meet the author of the 2016 One Book, One City for Kids selection.

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Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe

Come join us for this popular holiday tradition.

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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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Get Cooking at GRPL

In partnership with the YMCA, the library is pleased to offer Cooking Matters for Families a six week nutritional education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy food choices on a budget. Participants will learn how to select nutritious and low-cost ingredients and prepare them in ways that provide the best […]

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Stop by the ArtPrize Reading Room!

Do you love art and pretty books? We have just the place for you.

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ArtPrize Through Your Child’s Eyes

We want photos from kids that show us their perspective on ArtPrize.

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