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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 »

Dr. Gary Dorrien, Social Ethicist – Talk and Book Signing at The War Memorial

Dr. Gary Dorrien – The Radical King: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Social Gospel February 24, 2018 12:30 pm – VIP Reception 2:00 pm – Main Event The War Memorial | 32 Lake Shore Drive | Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan 48236 Tickets Available Here VIP: $50, includes a private reception with Dr. Dorrien, a hosted bar, and premium seating at ... 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 »

Digital Media Lab

The GPPL’s Digital Media Lab (DML) is a state of the art space where Grosse Pointe residents can explore their creativity and preserve memories with equipment and software for video, audio, and design projects. The following mediums can be scanned or recorded: Audio Cassette CD DVD Film (35mm film strips, 35 mm mounted slides, medium format strips 6×22) Photographs up ... Read More »

GPPL Strategic Plan 2017

We live in a world where we are challenged to predict the changes ahead. The Grosse Pointe Public Library (GPPL) has a rich history and plays a pivotal role in our community. As technology continues to shift how we work, play and communicate, individuals are seeking new ways to make real connections and create communities. GPPL is in an unique ... 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 »

hoopla! Your public library at your fingertips.

We are excited to announce the availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card! To access the system on your smartphone, tablet computer, visit hoopladigital.com or download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App ... Read More »