Using the Library

Getting a library card is quick and easy!

Find out what you can do with your new library card.

The Grand Rapids Public Library has nearly 200 computers available for you to use.

Things to know about using the library.

We have the perfect space for your educational, cultural, or community event.

We offer a variety of tours for kids and adults. Tours are currently unavailable in response to COVID-19. 

Request a visit from library staff to your special event.

We can mail books and audiobooks to you if you are homebound.

The Grand Rapids Public Library has partnered with area attractions to provide our patrons with the opportunity to use their library card to check out memberships to area museums, zoos and botanical gardens.

Some Circulating Memberships are currently unavailable due to COVID-19 closures and restrictions. Please check with a library staff member to see what is currently available.