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Kids

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.

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.

Build your own book club kit with Books by the Stack for Kids. You can check out as many books as you need and download discussion questions. Copies can be checked out for 6 weeks (plus one 3-week renewal).

 

 

 

One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.

 

Read animated, talking picture books from Tumblebooks. You can even play games, watch videos and read books in multiple languages! Or download and enjoy thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and magazines from OverDrive, and Hoopla. You can also stream movies and music from Hoopla and Kanopy!

 

Ready, Set, Play!

Free play helps build social skills, communication, creativity, and more importantly, confidence! If you have an elementary school student who wants to de-stress and have fun after school, this is the program for you!

This event is currently postponed in response to COVID-19. 

Mindstorm Saturdays

Kids ages 10 and up can explore robotics every Saturday at the library. Using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits, these hands-on robotics teach essential coding skills, problem solving, and more. This is a self-guided, drop-in event. Ride to Read passes are available to participants.

This event is currently postponed in response to COVID-19. 

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Upcoming Events

Thu 28
Nov 01

Family Time | Main Library

November 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Nov 03

Fall Fun on the Lawn | Seymour Branch

November 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am