I’m excited that Spilled Ink kicked off this week. A read-all-you-can book buffet with prizes is one of my favorite things to do. If you haven’t had a chance to register yet you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover some of the changes we’ve made. For the first time since Spilled Ink began you’ll be able […]
Our annual adult book club, Spilled Ink, is about to begin its 2013 session. It’s a great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues, and it is completely free and open to the public! Kick Off- December 5th Spilled Ink officially begins on December 5th this year, and we will be kicking it off with […]
The Board of Library Commissioners’ Legislative Committee has scheduled a meeting for Friday, November 22, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library (111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). State Representative Brandon Dillon is scheduled to be in attendance. This meeting is open to the […]
The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a budget information review for Monday, December 2, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. 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 board, please […]
The special meeting of the Board of Library Commissioners scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, at 2:00 p.m. has been canceled. For more information related to the library board, please visit the board webpage.
Join experts from the law firm of Plachta, Murphy & Associates, P.C. for a free, no obligation, educational presentation on “The Hidden Gems for Veterans” Tuesday, November 5, from 5:30-7:00 pm at the downtown location of the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE. This presentation is designed specifically for veterans, spouses, caregivers, and […]
The Board of Library Commissioners has changed the time of their special and regular meetings on December 17, 2013, to 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm, respectively. All regular meetings are open to the public. Public comment is welcome when the meeting begins and again when the meeting concludes. Board meetings are held at the Main […]
All Grand Rapids Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2013, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Are you interested in becoming an active volunteer? Come to the downtown Grand Rapids Public Library on Friday, October 18, anytime from 10:00 am until Noon to learn where to contribute your talents and interests to benefit others, your community, and yourself. Senior Leadership Grand Rapids and the Grand Rapids Public Library are partnering on […]
If you’re at all familiar with Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) you may have seen pictures or small statuettes of well-dressed women skeletons. These are known as Catrinas. The now common figures were made popular by the Mexican printmaker and cartoonist José Guadalupe Posada, when he etched La Calavera Catrina (‘The Elegant […]