Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Event Category

Venues

Day

Time

Upcoming Events › Adult Programs

Events List Navigation

June 2016

Reading the Great Lakes: June 2016

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
+ Google Map

Come explore the Lakes with us! We’ll read a range of titles including mystery, history, fiction, and nonfiction all taking place in the Great Lakes region—from Chicago to Cleveland. This book club will be lead by our smart librarians and will take place the first Thursday of every month. Additional copies of the book are available to be checked out on Level 4 of the Main Library. June’s selection is Strike! How the Furniture Workers Strike of 1911 Changed Grand…

Find out more »

Grace, Gert, and the Berkey & Gay Gals: Women, War and Work in 1910s Grand Rapids

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
+ Google Map

Celebrate the working women of Grand Rapids 100 years ago. GRPL local history experts Julie Tabberer, Heather Edwards, and Drew Damron will highlight some of the city’s women employed outside their homes. The last decade of the heady Progressive Era opened doors both personal and professional for these 11,000 women, and the disruptions of wartime provided opportunities in a working world previously off limits. Learn about the women who worked at the Berkey & Gay furniture factory, an early woman…

Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 3 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, and join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete list of books and events, visit www.grpl.org/grreads or stop by any of our eight locations.

Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 4 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, and join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete list of books and events, visit www.grpl.org/grreads or stop by any of our eight locations.

Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 5 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, and join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete list of books and events, visit www.grpl.org/grreads or stop by any of our eight locations.

Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 6 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, and join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete list of books and events, visit www.grpl.org/grreads or stop by any of our eight locations.

Find out more »

GR Reads: Summer Reading All Grown Up

June 7 @ 12:00 am - 11:55 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 31, 2016
All Library Locations,
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

The Grand Rapids Public Library has once again partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Come discover the ten interesting books that our smart staff have selected, and join your neighbors for fun, informative programs that are inspired by the books. For a complete list of books and events, visit www.grpl.org/grreads or stop by any of our eight locations.

Find out more »
Free

Advanced City Government for Business

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
+ Google Map

Join Landon Bartley of the Grand Rapids Planning Department for this class designed for the aspiring and working entrepreneur in the City of Grand Rapids. This session will look at the common questions and concerns of city entrepreneurs: planning, zoning, and economic development process and services in the City of Grand Rapids. Some entrepreneurs find that their small business requires them to interact with different city agencies, especially concerning building, requesting approval from a city board or commission, or getting…

Find out more »

Cold Case Investigations

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Main Library,
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
+ Google Map

Learn about the protocols and methodology used in cold case investigations by the Kent Metro Cold Case Team. Cold cases are among the most difficult and frustrating cases detectives face. A cold case team is a viable option for a jurisdiction that is plagued by a significant number of unsolved murders. But this doesn’t come without a high cost to an agency with budget restrictions and limited staff. D/Sgt Sally Wolter will explain case review and selection, as well as…

Find out more »

Wine Tasting with Chateau Chantal

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mangiamo!,
1033 Lake Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a special wine tasting event featuring wines from Chateau Chantal, located on the Old Mission Peninsula in Traverse City. Learn the intriguing story of the vineyard from the “Wine Shoppe Sheriff” Bill Auteenreith. He brings an incredible passion and exuberance for wine tasting and education that aims to demystify the subject of wine. Taste some of Chateau Chantal’s wines while gaining insights on food and wine pairings that only Bill can deliver. Participants must be 21 or…

Find out more »
+ Export Listed Events