Main Library

Open today until 9:00pm

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 9:00PM

9:00AM - 6:00PM

9:00AM - 6:00PM

1:00PM - 5:00PM

Pardon our dust! We're upgrading our Main Library's patron and staff elevators. We apologize for any increased noise. Due to maintenance, we cannot accept material donations until January 5, 2024.

111 Library Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
In 1871, members of the Grand Rapids Board of Education agreed to combine their book holdings with those of two other organizations – the Ladies Library Association and the YMCA – to form a free public library in Grand Rapids. On…

About Main Library

    • Friends of the Library Book Sale
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Notary Service
    • Public Computers & Printing
    • Solo Spaces
    • Study Rooms
    • WiFi
  • 2 hours of free parking in the gated lot next to the Main Library. Parking rates are $1 per half hour during the week, free on weekends and for library events with validated ticket.

  • For more information about renting meeting space at the Main Library, please visit our Facilities Rental page.


Upcoming Events

Holidays and Closures

  • Christmas
    Saturday, December 23, 2023 - Monday, December 25, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day Observed
    Sunday, December 31, 2023
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Day
    Monday, January 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
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