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In the interest of public health, all GRPL locations will be closed starting Saturday, March 14 until further notice. More Information.
Temporary e-Cards

Temporary e-Cards

Don’t have a library card? No worries, we can help. During GRPL’s closure in response to COVID-19, we’re offering temporary e-cards to expand access to our digital resources. Access GRPL from home with a temporary e-card. To receive a temporary e-card, you must...

A Statement from our Board of Commissioners

March 17, 2020 Dear Patrons: On Saturday, March 14, the Board of Library Commissioners held a special meeting to take proactive measures in response to COVID-19. The health and public safety of our community is the Board’s top priority. In this meeting, the Board took...

A message from the library director

March 13, 2020 Dear patrons,  The health and safety of Grand Rapids Public Library patrons and staff is my top priority. As many of you know, there have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Michigan and the World Health Organization has declared this coronavirus a...

Un mensaje del director de la biblioteca

El viernes, 13 de marzo de 2020 Estimados clientes y usuarios, La salud y seguridad de los usuarios de la Biblioteca Pública de Grand Rapids (GRPL) es mi máxima prioridad. Como muchos de ustedes saben, ha habido casos confirmados de COVID-19 en Michigan y la...

DVD Check-Out Limit Extension

Starting January 1, 2020, all DVDs will check out for 3 weeks (with 2 renewals). Our staff will watch our hold lists and order more copies if a title is popular. Questions? Call 616.988.5400