Run for the Board of Library Commissioners

Run for the Board of Library Commissioners

Are you looking to make a positive impact on your library and community? Considering running to be on the Grand Rapids Public Library Board of Commissioners! This fall, 4 seats on the board are up for election—3 full term (6 years) and one partial term (4 years). To...
Postmarked: The African American Stamp on History

Postmarked: The African American Stamp on History

Come view the exhibit, Postmarked: The African American Stamp on History, on Level 4 of the Main Library through February 28, 2019. The U.S. Postal Service and the members of the Citizen‘s Stamp Advisory Committee set the eligibility criteria to commemorate people on...

Extended Holds and Due Dates

Due to the severe weather, all GRPL locations were closed Monday, January 28 – Thursday, January 31, 2019. As a result, we have extended the time you are able to pick up your holds and return items. All holds that were set to expire January 29 – February 2 have been...
Standing Rock: Photographs of an Indigenous Movement

Standing Rock: Photographs of an Indigenous Movement

During the recent Standing Rock resistance to stop the Dakota Access oil pipeline, American Indian journalist, Levi Rickert, knew the largest American Indian movement since the 1973 Wounded Knee was unfolding. Rickert, the publisher and editor of Native News Online,...