Library News

January 2021 Events

Posted on: January 02, 2021 | By: grimes

Winter Reading From January 1st to January 31st, Grimes Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, sponsored by Simon & Schuster. Books Like Us is a celebration of diversity, harnessing the transformative power of seeing oneself reflected in a book. Readers are invited to explore books from authors spanning an array of diverse backgrounds. […]

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December 2020 Events

Posted on: December 02, 2020 | By: grimes

Warm Wishes Help us spread some holiday cheer! Drop off new blankets and holiday cards to Grimes Public Library by Dec. 11th to be delivered to the seniors of Kennybrook Village and Grimes Senior Meal Site. Grab and Go The Gingerbread House Workshop is back this year as a Grab and Go! Stop by the […]

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November 2020 Events

Posted on: October 28, 2020 | By: grimes

Grab and Go Learn about Day of the Dead and get the supplies to make your own sugar skull. Available at the Library Nov. 2nd-8th while supplies last. Story Grooves Get ready to groove! Join us for our new LIVE virtual story time series Mondays at 6:30pm. Registration required for the live link. Adult Book […]

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Posted on: June 14, 2020 | By: grimes

Covid June Update

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Updated Services as of May 18, 2020

Posted on: May 14, 2020 | By: grimes

While the Governor has given libraries permission to open at 50% capacity, the prohibition on social, community, recreational, leisure, and sporting gatherings and events of more than 10 people does not allow us to safely reopen to the public at this time.  As a precaution, our physical building will remain closed. While we wait on […]

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New Library for Grimes

Posted on: November 01, 2019 | By: grimes

Click below to read Library news out of GPL! November 2019 online edition

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Posted on: October 17, 2019 | By: grimes
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Truck Day is Cancelled

Posted on: October 05, 2019 | By: grimes
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Back to School with Classroom Connect

Posted on: September 11, 2019 | By: grimes

By: Fionn Hutchins Going back to school is such an exciting time: school shopping, meeting new teachers, and making new friends. Soon classes will be in full swing, and while it can sometimes be hard to transition from reading “just for fun” to book reports and research projects, we want to make the transition as […]

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GPL makerSpace: What is that??

Posted on: February 01, 2019 | By: grimes

By Fionn Hutchins You have heard the term “maker” and have seen the advertisements for the Grimes Public Library makerSpace, but what is a makerSpace and what does it look like at Grimes Public Library? The Maker Movement is an educational concept that emphasizes hands-on learning by giving learners the opportunity to use and explore […]

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