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National Library Week

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First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance promoted by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and library workers, and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate. Each year, the ALA ... Read More »

Food Drive For Kids: March 23rd – 31st

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For children who receive free or low-cost lunches at school, lunch is sometimes their only real meal of the day. School breaks mean suffering through profound hunger instead of  enjoying the free time. To alleviate this problem, the Rotary of Grosse Pointe, the Beaumont Community Health Coalition, and the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce have organized a food drive to help kids in need ... Read More »

Books on the Lake 2015

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Books on the Lake Erik Larson, Megan Abbott, and Wade Rouse Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 11:30am Grosse Pointe Yacht Club Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT.   Please call The Grosse Pointe Library Foundation with any questions. 313.640.4683   This event is made possible by the Grosse Pointe Library Foundation, through our partnership with Wayne County Community College District and The Friends of ... Read More »

Important Update on Tax Forms

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Congress recently passed the 2015 budget, which included nearly $350 million in cuts to IRS funding. The IRS has subsequently announced a hiring freeze and a moratorium on overtime, both of which will affect their call centers. It also appears that there will be drastic reductions in the types and quantities of the IRS print forms, instructions, and publications which would normally be ... Read More »

Used Computers & Monitors For Sale

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If you are interested in any of the items listed below please send an email to sales@gp.lib.mi.us You will be contacted to provide payment information. Sales will be taken on a first come first served basis while supplies last and all items are sold as is with no guarantees, warranty coverage, or technical support. Specifications Sheet for Dell Computers & ... 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 »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

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The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program presented by The Library Network is a partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and 60 arts and cultural organizations. The program is designed to enhance the learning experience for people of all ages through books and other library materials, and to provide reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state ... Read More »

Tools available for Loan at the Library

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Provided and maintained by THE GROSSE POINTE ROTARY CLUB as a continuing memorial to Robert M. Orr, Director, 1949-73. Tools are located at the Central Library and are loaned free with your library card. We are constantly adding new tools. If you don’t find what you are looking for on this list, please contact us. Read More »