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GR Reads 2020 – GR Film Club

GR Reads 2020 – GR Film Club

GR Film Club A partnership between GRPL, Wealthy Theatre, and Cinema Lab. The Grand Rapids Public Library offers Kanopy, a streaming video collection that offers one of the most unique and compelling collections of film on the planet.   Kanopy is free to use...
The Body – GR Reads 2020

The Body – GR Reads 2020

The Body: A Guide for Occupants by Bill Bryson About the Book In his latest, The Body: A Guide for Occupants, Bill Bryson looks inward, taking the reader on an incredible journey through the human body. With dry humor and wit, he explores every minute detail of the...
The Library Book

The Library Book

The Library Book by Susan Orlean About the Book On April 29, 1986 the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) went up in flames for more than seven hours. The fire destroyed four hundred thousand books and damaged seven hundred thousand more. The library shut down for years...