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Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 by Edward Sorel

Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: the Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 by Edward Sorel An entertaining and sympathetic account of the famous Hollywood movie star’s life, career, and the sex scandal the author uncovered in old newspapers used as insulation in his house. A combination of the author’s own personal story, comic drawings, and commentary, this is a fascinating portrait of a ... Read More »

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Michigan Activity Pass

GPPL cardholders can get free or discounted admission to more than 100 cultural institutions throughout Michigan! Click here to get started: http://www.gp.lib.mi.us/michigan-activity-pass/ Read More »

Library Monitor Position

LIBRARY MONITOR- Grosse Pointe Public Library-Ewald branch Hours:  4:00-7:00 p.m.  Monday-Thursday Grosse Pointe Woods Branch. 3:30-5:30 p.m.  Monday-Thursday. Some flexibility with summer hours needed. Responsible for maintaining a pleasant library atmosphere and enforcing library policies after school. $9.00/hour.  Fill out application at any branch.  Deadline for applying is August 1, 2013. Click HERE for job description. Click HERE for application. Read More »

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Miles’ first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash. Ages 14+. Read More »

Wings

Wings by Aprilynne Pike When a plant blooms out of fifteen-year-old Laurel’s back, it leads her to discover the fact that she is a faerie and that she has a crucial role to play in keeping the world safe from the encroaching  enemy trolls.    Book 1 of a 4 book series. Ages 12+ Read More »

I Saw It “On the Monitor”

Monday, August 13, 2012 I Saw it “On the Monitor” “I saw a book on the monitor. I can’t remember what the title was but it looked good and I would like to read it.” Our Support Staff, those hard working people at the ‘Check-out” or “Front” Desk, have heard those words many times. So, when they asked who chooses ... Read More »