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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 »

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 Tech Team at GPPL can help! Sign up for one of our free eReader classes this January, attend a Technology Help Drop-In Hour during January or February, or make an appointment with a Tech Team member. For more information ... Read More »

GPPL 2015 Short Story Contest Starts Now!

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We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our 2nd Annual Short Story Contest. Prizes will be awarded for the top three stories, and finalists will be invited to read their stories at the awards program on April 15th, during National Library Week. The entry deadline is Sunday, February 15th. Click the link below  for the complete contest ... 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 »