Classic Catalog

All GRPL locations are currently closed. Learn about our phased 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! Please note: All GRPL locations are currently closed in response to COVID-19.

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. Please note: All GRPL locations are currently closed in response to COVID-19.

Educators

We have resources for teachers. Homeschoolers too!

Ride to Read

Learn how to get free bus passes to and from the library. Please note: All GRPL locations are currently closed in response to COVID-19.

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. Please note: All GRPL locations are currently closed in response to COVID-19.

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.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Tue 11

¡Vamos a Leer! – Let’s Read

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm