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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 »

12th and Clairmount

–THIS EVENT IS FULL– PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AND BE IN YOUR SEAT BY 6:50 OR IT MAY GO TO SOMEONE ON THE WAITING LIST. DOORS WILL OPEN AT 6 P.M. THANK YOU! Tuesday, September 19th, presented by the library and hosted by the War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Road. This immersive film experience transports you to July 1967.  Explore 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 »

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 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 »