Main Library

Hours & Information

Closed until 9:00am Monday

9:00AM - 9:00PM
9:00AM - 9:00PM
9:00AM - 9:00PM
9:00AM - 9:00PM
9:00AM - 6:00PM
9:00AM - 6:00PM
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 $2.00 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

  • Fourth of July
    Thursday, July 4, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day Observed
    Sunday, September 1, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Labor Day
    Monday, September 2, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 28, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Eve
    Tuesday, December 24, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Christmas Day
    Wednesday, December 25, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • Sunday Closure
    Sunday, December 29, 2024
    Closed All Day
  • New Year's Eve
    Tuesday, December 31, 2024
    Special hours: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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