Friday, December 15, 2017
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Oscar Night at the Library

Oscar Night at the Library Jennifer Proctor, Associate Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies, University of Michigan Dearborn and H. James Gilmore, Clinical Professor of Communication, University of Michigan Dearborn will return – together this year – for a lively conversation about the current Academy award nominees. Both are filmmakers as well as favorite professors. Film clips will be shown. ... Read More »

Longitude and Latitude, with Attitude by Rufus McGaugh

Longitude and Latitude, with Attitude: One Man’s Quest to See the Entire World by Rufus McGaugh Rufus McGaugh, Brownell Middle School teacher (semi-retired), has visited over 250 countries near and far, well known and obscure, including the closed regimes of North Korea and Libya. Longitude and Latitude, with Attitude is the unpretentious, often comic, frequently informative chronicle of these and ... Read More »

Ann Arbor Film Festival Traveling Tour

Leslie Raymond, Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Film Festival, will present the 55th AAFF Traveling Tour. A selection of recent independent and experimental short films from across all genres – experimental, documentary, animation, narrative and hybrids – will be screened. Wednesday, January 24, 7 p.m., Ewald Branch Program is free of charge, but you must reserve a seat online ... Read More »

Winter Story Time

January 16 – March 8, 2018 Registration is required and begins January 3, 2018.  Click here to register online. 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: ... Read More »

Write On Pointe: Short Story Contest 2018

Our popular Short Story Contest returns this winter as part of our Write On Pointe programming. The complete contest rules and PDF entry form are available here: Short Story Contest 2018 Rules and Entry Form. The Library’s Write On Pointe programs, sponsored by the Grosse Pointe Library Foundation, celebrate and promote the abundance of writing talent in our community. These programs include the ... Read More »

Drop-In Story Times

Ewald – Read, Rhyme and Play! Tuesdays at 10:30 am at the Ewald Branch — an interactive program of rhymes, music and movement for birth through age 5. Stay after and play for an hour! No registration necessary. Central – Drop-Ins  Saturdays at 10:30 am on February 17, March 17 and December 28, 2018 — stories, songs, fingerplays and more at Central Library! No registration necessary. Woods ... Read More »

The Deconstructed Book Club

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 »

Tutor Central

Tutor Central is a 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 busy after-school period, we will have tables and chairs set up in ... Read More »