Upcoming Events

GR Reads 2021

Summer Reading All Grown Up!

June 3 – August 31, 2021 

The Grand Rapids Public Library has partnered with area organizations to present GR Reads, a summer reading program designed for adults. Our expert staff have selected six engaging titles that can be picked up at any GRPL location, through GRPL To Go, or downloaded directly to your digital device. Join us for a series of fun and interesting online and onsite programming related to the books. All 2021 GR Reads events are free and open to the public. Find a full list of virtual events here.  Download a brochure here.

Super Secret Summer Reading Challenge

May 31 – September 4, 2021

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to create your own summer adventure at the Grand Rapids Public Library!

Do you like to move? Do you like puzzles? Are you an artist? Pick your favorite activities this summer to discover your mystery team. Get ready to be part of a super secret mission in the City of Grand Rapids for summer reading fun.

Take part in the exciting events we’ve planned to inspire and entertain you all summer long.

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