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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 »

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 »

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 »

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

The 2017 – 2018 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 hundreds of arts and cultural ... 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 »