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Reading is Your Superpower

Read and earn prizes during the Summer Reading Challenge. Check out all our awesome events!

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Teen [Tech]Knowledgey Camp: Registration Begins!

Are you a current 6th, 7th or 8th grade student looking for something fun to do this summer? Check Out our Teen [Tech]Knowledgey Camp! This is a free 4-day camp where you will get your hands on a Kindle HD6 and increase your [tech]knowledge by creating a robot. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Parent/guardian permission to […]

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All I want for Christmas is a better ACT score…

Sign up today for our free ACT Prep Workshop on Saturday, December 13 at 11:00 am

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ACT Prep Workshop

Teens, don’t forget to sign up for ACT Prep Workshop to be held at the Main Library in the Ryerson Auditorium on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wendy Marty, professional Academic Coach, will show you techniques and tips to raise your ACT score. Each attendee will take home a free […]

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3.5 Weeks left of the Summer Reading Challenge!

Here’s my little summer reader! Have your kids claimed their T-SHIRT or BACKPACK yet? There is still time! They have about 3.5 weeks left to complete the summer reading challenge and claim all their prizes. There are also many Mad Scientist Workshops left as well. Haven’t signed up yet? You can still do that, too! Remember, […]

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Poetry Slam for Teens by Teens

On Friday, August 22nd you are invited to ‘Slam at the Main’. This event is a poetry competition that aims to allow youth poets of all levels a forum to broadcast their work and to get acquainted with the exciting world of slam poetry. The slam is in partnership with the Grand Rapids Main Library […]

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GRPL’s Got Talent

EDIT: GRPL’s Got Talent has been canceled. Calling all teens! Are you a singer, dancer, musician or  performance artist and would like to compete in a talent contest? If so the GRPL’s Got Talent program is for you! Fill out the talent application and turn it in to your local library. Application can be printed […]

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Summer Reading Challenge… Halfway

Farewell to the first half of the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge! Yaaaaaaay!!!! We’ve had lots of fun reading and enjoying the Mad Scientist Workshops, Cirque Amongus and the Science of Dinosaurs with Paleo Joe. If you have not joined the Summer Reading Challenge, there is still time so stop by any Grand Rapids Public Library […]

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Teen Books by the Stack: NOW AVAILABLE!

Have a teen who doesn’t know what to read next? Maybe you’ve exhausted our selection of Adult Books by the Stack and want a change?  Interested in some titles for your mother-daughter book club? Maybe you are an educator looking for some great back to school class titles. Look no further, as GRPL presents: Teen Books […]

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