0 – 5 Years

Phone-a-Story

Call the library’s Phone-A-Story line each week to hear a new story read aloud by a GRPL Youth Librarian. Listen  to pre-recorded stories, songs, and rhymes in English or Spanish. This service is accessible 24/7. Dial 616-988-5494 and follow the directions when prompted.

Phone-a-Story en Español

Llame a la línea de “Un Cuento Por Teléfono” de la biblioteca cada semana para escuchar una nueva historia leída en voz alta por un bibliotecario juvenil de GRPL. Escuche historias, canciones y rimas pregrabadas en inglés o español. Este servicio es accesible 24/7. Marque 616-988-5494 y siga las instrucciones cuando se le solicite.

Grab & Go Activity Kits

Grab & Go Kits are take home activities designed for kids, teens, and adults. 

Grab & Go Kits can be picked up using ​GRPL To Go, our curbside holds pickup service, or can be picked up at any GRPL location. Learn more.

Grab & Go Kits” [Lo agarra y se lo lleva]

“Grab & Go Kits” [Lo agarra y se lo lleva] son actividades para llevar a casa diseñadas para niños, adolescentes, y adultos. 

Los “Grab & Go Kits” se pueden recoger mediante GRPL To Go, nuestro servicio para recoger reservas en la acera, o se pueden recoger en cualquier ubicación de la GRPL. Aprende más.

Book Bundles

Not sure what to borrow next?
Request a Book Bundle and GRPL staff will select titles for adults, kids, and teens for you to enjoy. 

Book Bundles can be picked up using GRPL To Go, our curbside holds pickup service, or can be picked up at any GRPL location.

Book Bundles [Conjuntos de Libros]

¿No saben qué pedir prestado ahora?

Soliciten un “Book Bundle” y el personal de la GRPL seleccionará títulos para adultos, niños y adolescentes para que disfruten ustedes.

Los “Book Bundles” se pueden recoger mediante GRPL To Go, nuestro servicio para recoger reservas en la acera, o se pueden recoger en cualquier ubicación de la GRPL.

Storytimes

Parents and caregivers, bring your energetic child to a storytime featuring hands-on, literacy-rich activities including stories, songs with fingerplays, and sign language. Develop pre-reading skills as your child makes connections between words and movement, has fun with related crafts, and socializes during playtime.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Start reading to your child early and often to get them ready for school. The goal is to have read 1000 books before your child starts kindergarten. Track your books with a reading log and earn small prizes along the way.

Help your child learn to read

Develop your child’s literacy skills with five types of activities you can integrate into your everyday life. Find out how talking, writing, reading, playing, and singing are important for kids of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

Mon 06

Family Time | Main Library

December 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Sat 11
Jan 24

Family Time | Main Library

January 24, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Jan 26

Virtual Family Time

January 26, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Apr 06

Spring Fun on the Lawn | Seymour Branch

April 6, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am