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Central Library Temporary Closing

Beginning July 10, our Central Branch will be closing for approximately eight weeks while we replace the HVAC system. Our goal is to make the Central Branch a more comfortable, energy efficient heart of our community. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience as we work toward that goal. Our Ewald and Woods branches will be open with our usual Summer Hours: Monday ... 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 »

GPPL Gives Back

June 1 – July 31, 2017 – Northeast Guidance Center In June and July in partnership with the Rotary of Grosse Pointe, we will be collecting school supplies for the Northeast Guidance Center which serves several schools in Detroit. Donations can be dropped off at Central, Woods and Ewald Branches of the Grosse Pointe Public Library. Thank you for helping children ... 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 »

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 »