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Teen Summer Challenge 3 – Book Selfie

Dear Teen Reader, Your next challenge is to take a Book Selfie. Snap a picture of you reading your book and email or text it to gpplteenread@gp.lib.mi.us . Include your name and the title and author of the book. Have fun!               Sekret : An Empty Mind Is A Safe Mind by Lindsay Smith Reading: Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel Read More »

Re Jane by Patricia Park

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Re Jane by Patricia Park A fresh modern  retelling of Jane Eyre with a Korean American twist.  Jane, failing to get a high-powered finance job in the post-dot-com era,  is working in her uncle’s grocery store in Queens when she takes an au pair position taking care of English professors Beth and Ed’s adopted Chinese child.  A fresh modern take on the coming-of-age ... Read More »

Teen Summer Challenge 2 – Share a Story

Dear Teen Reader, Your next challenge is to share a story with a person at least 5 years younger than you OR at least 10 years older than you. What story should you pick? Your choice!  Try your favorite bedtime story from when you were little (check out these suggestions from GPPL) or an article in the newspaper. Have fun! When you have completed ... Read More »

Teen Summer Challenge 1 – R.A.K.

Teen Read Summer Challenge: R.A.K. Dear Reader, Your first challenge is to perform one Random Act of Kindness. It can be anything that makes sense to you: help a neighbor with yard work, take your best friend’s dog for a walk, send a letter to someone telling them how spectacular they are. Want more ideas for kindness actions? Check out Kindness Ideas from the Random ... Read More »

The Oscars

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The Award Season continues…Oscar nominees were announced today.  Winners will be announced on February 22.  Links to the library catalog will be added as we are able to purchase the movie titles.  Oscar Night at the Library is February 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Woods Branch. BEST PICTURE American Sniper Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)  WINNER Boyhood The ... Read More »

Golden Globe Nominees & Winners – Movies

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Best Motion Picture – Drama Boyhood WINNER Foxcatcher The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama Julianne Moore – Still Alice  WINNER Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl Reese Witherspoon – Wild Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything Jennifer Aniston – Cake Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Eddie Redmayne – ... Read More »

Michigan Activity Pass

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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 »

What We Are Reading Now. . .

Wednesday, May 22, 2013  I have been a fan of the murder mystery since, at a tender age, I first discovered Hercule Poirot and Nero Wolfe. You see, I was an voracious reader and my parents allowed me to read these classic series. To this day, I find mysteries highly entertaining. When I looked at my list of books (yes, I do keep a list of ... 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 »