Classic Catalog

All GRPL buildings are now open to the public. Learn more about our reopening and GRPL To Go.

Spooky Stories | Submission Criteria

Interested in submitting your spooky or paranornal story? You could win a $25 Meijer Gift card! GRPL Staff members will select a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place story. This writing competition is intended for teens ages 13 – 18. Here’s what our staff are looking...

Business Apps

Small business owners are always on the go, whether they’re at a conference or meeting, a networking event or speaking gig, on a job site, working from home or at the office. Small business mobile apps help keep you organized and on the ball and improve efficiency....
Meet the New GRPL Director John McNaughton

Meet the New GRPL Director John McNaughton

The Board of Library Commissioners, with the assistance of the search firm Bradbury Miller Associates, voted unanimously to name John J. McNaughton as the new Library Director. McNaughton will replace long-time Grand Rapids Public Library Director Marcia A. Warner,...
Academy Awards Reading List

Academy Awards Reading List

The nominees for the 90th Academy Awards were announced and, other than watching a lot of movies from now to March 4, you can get books that were the basis for the films nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay. Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman The Disaster Artist by...