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Frequently Asked Questions

Will my library card work at another branch?

Yes! Your Grosse Pointe Public Library card is valid at all three of our branches! Additionally, you can use your card to borrow books from the Grosse Pointe Public Schools libraries and from our statewide interlibrary loan system, MeLCat.


Can I return an item to another branch?

Yes! Books, DVDs, audiobooks, video games, and magazines can all be returned to any of the three Grosse Pointe Public Library branches. We do ask that you return tools and art prints to the Central Branch only.


I wrote a book, or somebody I know wrote a book! Will the library buy it? Will you host a launch party for the book?

The Grosse Pointe Public Library wants to support local authors and artists as much as possible, but our budgets and staffing are limited. We encourage local authors to donate a copy of their work to our collection; please click here for our Local Authors and Artists Materials Donation guidelines and form. While we are always gathering ideas for programs, we receive too many requests for local author book programs to host all of them. There is a space on our donation form where you can indicate your interest in participating, should we create a suitable library program.


Instructional Videos

The Grosse Pointe Public Library  has created quick instructional videos to help you out with various questions. From retrieving photos from a camera to using Freegal to setting up the library telescope, the library has the answers you need.


Check out The GPPL’s Instructional Videos