Friday, April 29, 2016
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Author Visit with Wade Rouse


Our fan-favorite, Michigan author from Books on the Lake 2015 is coming back to the Grosse Pointe Public Library! Wade Rouse, the award-winning author of four memoirs, has turned his talented attention to fiction.  His debut novel, The Charm Bracelet, published under the pen-name “Viola Shipman” to honor his late grandmother, was released on March 22nd, to critical acclaim and robust sales. Wade returns to the ... Read More »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

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This year the Park and Read (Big Green Gym) program has merged with MAP and Library users can obtain passes to Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites! The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is presented by The Library Network in partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and 370 arts and cultural organizations, state parks and recreation areas. ... Read More »

Technology Help


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 »

4th Monday Book Group

The 4th Monday Book Discussion group at the Woods Branch will discuss Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel on April 25, 2016 and Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon on May 23.  The group meets from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the program room at the Woods Branch. Read More »

Story Time

WINTER STORY TIME January 18 – March 10, 2016 Registration is required and begins Monday, January 4, 2016. 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 ... 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 »

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 »