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Central Library Temporary Signs

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As we continue to settle into our beautifully renovated space, we’ve encountered a few small delays with the finishing touches. One of the more noticeable delays involves the signage for our collections. While the official signs are being completed, we have posted temporary signage indicating where our books, DVDs, audiobooks, etc., are shelved and as always, our staff members are happy ... Read More »

Introducing Tutor Central

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New for Fall 2016! Tutor Central is our new, 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 2016—2017 school year we will ... Read More »

Tween/Teen Summer Reading Events

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June 17th: Summer Reading Program begins! June 22nd: Archery for Youth – Series 1 (5 weeks), 1pm, WOODS June 23rd: The Fault in our Stars (PG-13), 6:30pm, WOODS June 24th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13), 11am, EWALD June 25th: Learn to Solder with i3 Detroit, 2pm, WOODS July 12th: Tween Craft-O-lympics, 2pm, CENTRAL July 22nd: Paper Towns (PG-13), 11 am, EWALD July ... Read More »

Authors to The Pointe Returns October 22nd!

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Our Authors to The Pointe program returns to the lovely Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate this fall, on Saturday, October 22nd, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Featuring Paula McLain, author of the bestsellers The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, and Lauren Willig, author of the bestselling Pink Carnation series of historical romance/spy novels and several standalone historical fiction books, Authors ... Read More »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

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The 2016 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 428 arts and cultural organizations, ... Read More »

Technology Help

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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!

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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 »