Grand Rapids Public Library provides safe, fun environments where you and your young child can read, play and learn. These specially-designed spaces feature materials for children and parents including board books, picture books, toys, puzzles, blocks and drawing stations. They are a fun place for your little one to explore. As your child’s first and most important teacher, these activities will help you build your child’s early literacy skills.
Main Library, Level 2, 111 Library St NE
Madison Square Branch, 1201 Madison SE
Ottawa Hills Branch, 1150 Giddings SE
Van Belkum Branch, 1563 Plainfield NE
Join us for these Let’s Play! Workshops
Let’s Play! is a four-week workshop for children 0-5 and their parents or caregivers. Let’s Play! teaches the benefits of interactive play. Each week an early childhood specialist will be available to answer questions parents may have about their child’s development. Families must attend all four sessions. Sign up for a Let’s Play! Workshop at www.grpl.org/register.
Tuesday, September 9, 16, 23, 30
6:30 pm Yankee Clipper Branch – 2025 Leonard NW
Thursdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30
9:30 am West Side Branch – 713 Bridge NW