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It’s Time to Turn Over a New Leaf

Bring a friend to the library to get a GRPL card and get up to $25 off your library fines!

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Teen Aromatherapy

Teens, are you interested in natural skincare products and properties of essential oils? Many essential oils have scientifically proven benefits in addition to smelling great! Learn about the science of aromatherapy and the roles essential oils can play in relaxing the mind and body. Enjoy this hands-on workshop and make a skin care product to […]

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Teen [TECH]Knowledgey Graduation

It’s time to show off your bots! We will be displaying a selection of completed bots and bits and awarding students for their hard work building, programming, and problem-solving. There will be a slideshow with photos from the event as participants are awarded certificates. A lucky few will win prizes for their designs. Oh, and […]

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Cottage Kits: Vacation reads for everyone in the family

One family summer vacation, several reading preferences. Everything’s loaded in the car, let’s get on the road! But wait, we all should have a book just in case, right? Save time getting to your next travel destination by stuffing a Cottage Kit full of staff-selected classic novels, beach reads, family-fun audiobooks and even helpful outdoorsy […]

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It’s Time for Summer Reading!

It’s not officially Summer just yet, but on May 30 registration for our 2016 Summer Reading Challenge opens! Summer Reading is one of my favorite times of the year at the library because there’s a constant flow of fun programs, amazing book suggestions and an amplified excitement about reading throughout the buildings. This year our […]

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New ideas for your Book Club

There are several new additions to the Main Library’s Books By the Stack collection. These ‘Book Club’ copies check out for six weeks instead of three, making them ideal for groups reading together as well as individuals looking for a leisurely summer read! Fiction Printable List of All Titles

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Stream movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks

Hoopla is now available at Grand Rapids Public Library.

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Tax forms have arrived!

Tax forms and booklets have arrived, so feel free to pick up your 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ formats as well as Michigan 1040 booklets and Home Heating Credit forms. Almost all forms are accessible online, and available through GRPL’s tax page. Grand Rapids no longer makes paper copies of city tax forms available to libraries.

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New Book Club titles

We’ve added several new additions to the Main Library’s Books By the Stack collection! These titles are great for groups to read together even if you don’t have the time during these dog days to read as often as you’d like (these specialty designated ‘Book Club’ copies check out for six weeks instead of the […]

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OneClickdigital

Download and enjoy thousands of eAudiobooks on your computer or compatible device from OneClickdigital.

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