Help your child learn to read
Develop your child’s literacy skills with five types of activities you can integrate into your everyday life. Find out how talking, writing, reading, playing, and singing are important for kids of all ages.
Click the age of your child to get started:
Read the book that every kid in Grand Rapids is reading.
Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to read along with the Mayor. A new book is featured each month.
Find out how to get your child’s very own library card, help your child with reading and school, and learn more about parenting.
Teachers can plan a class visit and find out how to bring the library into your classroom. Homeschoolers, we’ve got resources for you too!
Check out these reads! Our librarians keep you up-to-date on the newest books. Plus we’ve put together lists of books by popular topics like circuses, pirates, and princesses.
Read picture books, play games, and watch videos for kids from Tumblebooks.
Find out how to get bus passes to and from the library. Read about how the program works so you can get your free ride to the library today.