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Tax Form Information

Libraries are still waiting for paper tax forms to arrive, and the IRS will not be mailing paper tax packages to individuals or businesses this year. Also, libraries will not be receiving instructions booklets. We expect to offer 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ forms, as well as a few other federal forms. Almost all […]

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Holiday closings at the Grand Rapids Public Library

Library Holiday Closings

Stock up on your favorite books, movies, music before the holidays

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Guinea Pigs Wanted

We are looking for some beta testers. If you have an Android device, we’ve developed app that I’d like to get some feedback on. It’s called the GRPL Quick Check. It’s a basic self-check app that will allow you to perform a barcode checkout or renewal of an item, right from your phone or tablet. This is still in […]

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All locations closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting, November 14

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss scenario planning for Friday, November 14, at 9:15 am in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). This meeting is open to the public. For more information related to the library […]

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OverDrive Read

Read eBooks in your browser and sync across devices.

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Board of Library Commissioners Special Meeting, October 28

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss scenario planning for Tuesday, October 28, at 3:00 pm in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). This meeting is open to the public. For more information related to the library […]

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All locations closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014

All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 for a staff inservice.

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2015 Taste of Soul Sunday Poster Contest

February may seem far away, and that’s because it is. But! The library is starting it’s engines for the 10th Annual Taste of Soul Sunday on February 15. This year we are hosting a poster contest to commemorate the ten year anniversary for this event. The contest is open to the public and the winner […]

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We Need Your Input!

The Grand Rapids Public Library is hosting a series of Focused Conversations to help guide our new strategic plan. Led by facilitator Eric Cramer, these session are casual conversations to learn more about what our patrons need from their library. Each session will last 1-1 1/2 hours. If you are interested in attending one of […]

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