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Paranormal Stories with Sapphire & Patron Submissions

Paranormal Stories with Sapphire & Patron Submissions

Paranormal Stories with Sapphire Saturday, October 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 7:30 pm Virtual Event | GRPL’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Join national host Sapphire Sandalo every Saturday in October! She created the web series and podcast “Something Scary”...
Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition 2020

Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition 2020

52nd Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition About the Annual Kent County Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition The Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition was started in 1968 by poet James Allen at the urging of John Hunting, the founder of the Dyer-Ives Foundation, to encourage excellence in...
Hispanic Heritage Events

Hispanic Heritage Events

Hispanic Heritage Virtual Events September 15 – November 2, 2020 Virtual Events | GRPL’s Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with the Grand Rapids Public Library! Join us online September 15 – November 2, 2020 for programs for both kids...
Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage September 15 – November 2, 2020 Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with the Grand Rapids Public Library! Join us for online programs for both kids and adults that highlight and celebrate our Latinx community. Events Celebremos la Herencia Hispana...
Teen Workshops 2020

Teen Workshops 2020

Teen Poetry Workshops 2020 Do you love reading poems? Do you write whenever you get the chance? Are you looking for poet friends? GRPL is proud to present virtual poetry workshops for teens in grades 6-9 and 10-12. This free, six-week workshop will give emerging poets...
Outdoor Storytime with GRPL

Outdoor Storytime with GRPL

Outdoor Storytime with GRPL Outdoor Storytime with GRPL Monday, September 14, 2020, 11:00 am – MLK ParkMonday, October 12, 2020, 11:00 am – Lincoln Park Join The Grand Rapids Public Library for this fun and socially distanced outside storytime! Enjoy...