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Technology Help


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 »

Oscar Night at the Library


      Mark your calendars now — Oscar Night at the Library returns!  Jason Buchanan, film critic for All Movie Guide and will show film clips and critique this years Oscar nominees on Wednesday, February 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Woods Branch.  Register on the online calendar for this popular program. Visit the Oscars website for more information on this ... Read More »

4th Monday Book Group

The 4th Monday Book Discussion group at the Woods Branch will meet on January 26, 1:30 p.m. to discuss The Signature of all Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. Gilbert, in supreme command of her material, effortlessly invokes the questing spirit of the nineteenth century, when amateur explorers, naturalists, and enthusiasts were making major contributions to progress. Beautifully written and imbued with ... Read More »

Story Time

WINTER STORY TIME January 19 - March 19, 2015 Registration is required and begins Monday, January 5, 2015. BABY TIME: Ages Birth to 23 months — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings TODDLER TIME: Ages 2 – 31/2 years — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings STORY TIME: Ages 2 – ... Read More »

Mommy Pop-Ins


Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise. Every Thursday 10:00am – Noon Woods Branch No registration required. Read More »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)


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 »

Reader Dog Program


Reading Buddies Always Enjoy a Good Book! Assistance dogs are seen everywhere in grocery stores, retail outlets, hospitals, schools and libraries; yes, even in libraries. The use of trained therapy dogs in reading programs provide children who feel uncomfortable reading out loud in front of teachers, parents and peers into more confident readers. Furry reading buddies are gentle, do not ... Read More »