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Digital Media Lab

The Digital Media Lab (DML) at our Ewald Branch is a DIY media conversion center.  GPPL cardholders can use our equipment and software to convert VHS tapes, audiotapes, photographs, slides, and vinyl records to assorted digital formats. In order to use the DML, patrons must complete an Orientation session for the media type(s) they will be converting. Since the digital conversions happen in real time — ... 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 »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

The 2017 – 2018 season is now open! Explore hundreds of Michigan’s cultural and educational institutions, historic sites, state and national parks and recreation areas, campgrounds, and more, all at reduced or even no cost! All you need to get started is a valid library card. The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is presented by The Library Network, in partnership with Michigan’s public libraries and hundreds of arts and cultural ... 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 »