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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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An Evening with Sharon M. Draper

Meet the author of Out of My Mind on Monday, March 6.

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Read with us!

This year’s selection is Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper.

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Winter Pre-Reading Classes at the Library!

What’s so special about pre-reading classes at the Grand Rapids Public Library? They are free, they are fun, and we know your child will learn so much! Each class features literacy-rich activities such as songs, stories, fingerplays, and hands-on fun. Pajama time is a special bedtime storytime where children come in their pajamas and bring their favorite […]

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The Winter Wonderland Puppet Concert

Kevin Kammeraad and the Cooperfly Puppet Troupe will be at Yankee Clipper Branch this Saturday!

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Fun Songs to Sing

As a nanny, I try to incorporate music as much as possible into my daily routine. Not just for the kids enjoyment, but for my sanity as well! Music is a great way to calm the mind and reduce stress. For music that adults can enjoy as well as the kids, I love Jack Johnson’s […]

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Fun Spanish Books to Read Together!

Have you ever wanted to read books in Spanish to your child but were unsure of where to start? The Grand Rapids Public Library has a great collection of Spanish picture books. Many of them are bilingual, allowing for parents or the child to read the story in both languages! As the library gears up […]

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Evening Explorers: Make a Traditional Dream Catcher

We have a special night in the Evening Explorers series for kids in grades 2-5, this Thursday at the Main Library, 6:30 pm in the storytelling room, level 2.  A mother and daughter from the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians will be teaching how to make your own dream catcher. Learn a little […]

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Let’s Play!

Join us for a four-week workshop that teaches the benefits of interactive play.

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Santa’s Workshop

Come to the library after the parade on Saturday, November 19 for holiday treats and crafts!

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