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Request For Proposals: Capital Planning Assessment 2018

As part of our 2017 Strategic Plan, the Grosse Pointe Public Library invites proposals for professional services from consultants with demonstrated experience, knowledge and expertise in Library planning, design and architecture to conduct a Library Capital Planning Service for the Grosse Pointe Public Library. The deadline for proposals is Friday, March 16th at 5:00pm. Click here to view the complete RFP. ... Read More »

Notice of Availability of Library Board Trustee Positions

Now accepting applications for four Library Board Trustees. Download the application here: GPPLBoardTrusteeApplication and see below for more information about these positions. Four vacancies on the Grosse Pointe Public Library Board of Trustees will exist as of June 30, 2018: a representative from the Harper Woods portion of the GP Public School District; a representative from Grosse Pointe Farms; a representative from ... Read More »

MILibraryCard and MeLCat

We recently announced the Grosse Pointe Public Library’s participation in the exiting new MILibraryCard program. As with our long-standing participation in MeLCat, the MILibraryCard program gives our GPPL patrons access to library materials throughout the state, effectively expanding our collections to millions of items! The two programs work differently though: MelCat is the statewide inter-library loan system. GPPL patrons can: search MeLCat holdings for both ... Read More »

Age-Appropriate Books for Advanced Readers

When a child reads at a level typical of much older children, it can be difficult to find books that matches her comprehension skills without surpassing her developmental stage. The Children’s Book Council has created a list of 75 titles that bridge that gap. This Reading Beyond list is organized by the reader’s actual age and their target reading level. There’s ... Read More »

Tax Season Information

IRS Filing Opens Monday, January 29th. IRS printed forms are delayed due to late December changes to tax law. Online IRS forms for the 2017 tax year will be available by January 29th.  The Michigan 2017 online forms are currently available. The City of Detroit forms should be available online by January 31st.  Click here for links to printable online forms from the IRS, ... Read More »

The Deconstructed Book Club

We are now offering a low pressure, no guilt variation on the traditional book club for adults: Perfect for people who don’t want a set reading list. Fiction and non-fiction of all genres are encouraged. No scrambling for copies of next month’s selection. No forcing yourself to finish a book you don’t enjoy. Simply bring a book or two that you’ve ... Read More »

Tutor Zone

Tutor Zone is a stress-free space especially for tutors and their students: A dedicated space for tutoring during the school year! No scrambling for space during our busy after-school hours! Fewer distractions and disruptions! In order to preserve enough work and seating space for all of our patrons during the busy after-school period, we will have tables and chairs set up at each ... Read More »