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The Edible Monument at the DIA – Dr. Alan Darr

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February 7th, 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Ewald Branch Dr. Alan Phipps Darr, Senior Curator of the European Art Department at the Detroit Institute of Arts, will discuss the new exhibition, The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals, featured at the DIA through April 16, 2017. The Edible Monument includes about 140 prints, rare books and serving manuals ... Read More »

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 »

Birthday Parties at The GPPL

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Have your child’s Birthday Party at the Woods Branch! For Children ages 6 and under. Limit of 15 children. Choose from the following themes: Princess Superhero Animals The Library Provides: -Story Time (15 minutes) -Special gift for the birthday child -Game to play You Provide: -Drinks, snacks, cake (no meals can be served) -Cups, plates, eating and serving utensils, tablecloths ... 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 »

Get Our Newest Books, DVDs and CDs

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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 »

Tools available for Loan at the Library

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Tools are located at the Central Library and are loaned free with your library card. Peruse our complete list of tools below or download the tool list with images and descriptions. We are constantly adding new tools. If you don’t find what you are looking for on this list, please contact us, 313.343.2074 ext. 220. Started in the fall of 1943 as ... Read More »