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Central Library Reopening!!!

Monday, September 18th at 9:00am! Our HVAC replacement and lighting upgrades are almost complete! We will be reopening with our regular hours on Monday, September 18th at 9:00am. The Central staff is looking forward to being back home and reconnecting with all of our Central patrons. Thank you for your patience during this construction project, and thank you for visiting our ... Read More »

Introducing Kanopy: our new streaming video collection

Your GPPL card just got more powerful: we’ve added Kanopy, a new digital service to our collections! Instantly stream any of over 26,000 titles, from the classic films of The Criterion Collection to the informational content of The Great Courses and PBS collections. You can even watch those hard-to-find indie and foreign titles from award-winning filmmakers, all without waiting! Read more about Kanopy in ... Read More »

Authors to The Pointe Tickets Go On Sale September 18th!

Our fabulous, fall authors luncheon returns on Saturday, October 14th, this time in the Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Monday, September 18th and are available for purchase in-person only, exclusively at our Central Branch. Tickets are $30 per person, payable by cash or check only. Authors to The Pointe 2017, sponsored in part ... Read More »

Recycle Your Eclipse Glasses at GPPL!

The Grosse Pointe Public Library is collecting eclipse glasses to donate to Astronomers Without Borders, which will distribute them to children and families in South America and southeast Asia for eclipses in 2019. Please drop off any eclipse glasses with undamaged lenses to any branch by September 30th (but please don’t put them in the Book Return slots!), to the ... 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 »

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 Central

Tutor Central 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 in ... Read More »

Technology Help

Are you frustrated by your new eReader? Do you feel tempted to use your new tablet as a cutting board? The librarians at GPPL can help! There is a technology expert librarian at each of our branches, and we are delighted to help! A typical setup and tutorial appointment lasts about an hour, so please call ahead to schedule your free session. ... Read More »

Zinio eMagazines are here!

Do you love magazines but dislike the clutter they create? Do you wish you could read more magazines but the subscription costs are too much? Are you looking for more ways to maximize the capabilities of your tablet or smartphone? Your wish is our command: the Grosse Pointe Public Library now offers FREE downloadable eMagazines from Zinio! Choose from a selection ... Read More »