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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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Check-In Receipts

If you are the type to check your account right after returning a few books just to be sure they got checked in, we’ve got something great for you. You can enable Check-In Receipts from your My Account Page. Once you’ve logged into your account, Click on Account Preferences, then on Notification Preferences. Click the┬ácheck-box […]

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Get Your Child a Library Card

Don’t forget to get one for yourself too!

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All locations closed Monday, September 1

The Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side Branches are also closed on Saturday, August 30.

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Meeting Notice: Board of Library Commissioners, August 11

The Board of Library Commissioners has scheduled a special meeting to discuss strategic planning for Monday, August 11, at 10:00 a.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 […]

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Cancellation Notice: Board of Library Commissioners Meeting 7/29

The regular meeting of the Board of Library Commissioners scheduled for Tuesday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. has been canceled. The board meets on a monthly basis in the board room on the 5th level at the Main Library. The next meeting is scheduled for August 26 at 5:30 p.m. For more information related to […]

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Board of Library Commissioners June Meeting Date Change

The Board of Library Commissioners has changed the time of its regular meeting in June. The meeting will be at 5:30 pm on Monday, June 30, 2014. 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 […]

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Closed for Independence Day

All locations closed on Friday, July 4, 2014

Seymour, West Leonard and Yankee Clipper are also closed on Saturday, June 5.

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Closed for Independence Day

All locations closed Monday, May 26 for Memorial Day

Madison Square, Ottawa Hills, Van Belkum, and West Side are also closed on Saturday, May 25.

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Grand Rapids Public Library Restructuring

The Grand Rapids Public Library is planning to restructure its internal operations beginning July 1, 2014. Using the guidelines set forth by the Board of Library Commissioners, the library will minimize the impact on the citizens of Grand Rapids by not closing any branches or cutting open hours. The library will transform its staffing model […]

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