Classic Catalog

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

Kids/Teens

Library Tours

The best way for a child to learn to value the library is to visit one of our eight locations!

In response to COVID-19 and for the safetly of staff and patrons, GRPL is not currently hosting school tours.

Sensory Kits

If you need some extra sensory support during your visit to the library, we’re here to help! You can ask to borrow a Sensory Tool Kit at the desk of any Grand Rapids Public Library locations. 

Educators

We have resources for teachers. Homeschoolers too!

Ride to Read

Learn how to get free bus passes to and from the library. 

Check It Out! Circulating Memberships

Use your GRPL library card to check out passes to visit area museums, zoos, botanical gardens, performances, and sporting events.

The Check It Out: Circulating Membership Program is on hiatus because of attendance limitations of our cultural partners caused by COVID-19.

Today I Feel...

In our “Today I Feel…” series, we’ve outlined tips and resources to help parents and caregivers navigate the spectrum of emotions that kids are experiencing during COVID-19. Learn more.

Looking for virtual experiences for kids?

Explore dozens of local, national, and world-wide virtual experiences hand-selected by staff from the Grand Rapids Public Library. Learn more.

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