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Now Accepting Applications For Local Authors Fair

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The Write On Pointe Local Authors Fair is a marketing and networking showcase for published Grosse Pointe-area authors of all types of fiction and non-fiction. The 2017 Local Authors Fair will take place on Saturday, March 11th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Grosse Pointe Public Library’s Central Branch, 10 Kercheval Avenue, at the corner of Kercheval and Fisher in Grosse Pointe ... Read More »

The Deconstructed Book Club

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We are now offering a low pressure, no guilt variation on the traditional book club for adults: Perfect for people who don’t want a set reading list Fiction and non-fiction of all genres are encouraged No scrambling for copies of next month’s selection No forcing yourself to finish a book you don’t enjoy Simply bring a book or two that you’ve ... Read More »

Introducing Tutor Central

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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 have tables and chairs ... 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 »