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Authors to The Pointe Returns October 22nd!

Save the Date! Our Authors to The Pointe program returns to the lovely Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate this fall, on Saturday, October 22nd, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Featuring Paula McLain, author of the bestsellers The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, and Lauren Willig, author of the bestselling Pink Carnation series of historical romance/spy …

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

The 2016 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 …

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 …

Grosse Pointe Grows Seed Library

GROSSE POINTE GROWS – SEED SAVING LIBRARY at the Ewald Branch  The practice of saving seeds has been around for more than 12,000 years. Today, seed saving helps us to develop stronger seeds that are better adapted to our climate and it saves money.  Because seed saving is part of our heritage and traditions, it …

Mommy Pop-Ins

Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise. Every Thursday 10:00am – Noon Woods Branch No registration required.

Level Up Book Club

Attention 4th through 6th graders! Join the Club and “LEVEL UP” this summer and read Classics and Award Winners. The book club selection is My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. Kids who join will enjoy book discussions, wilderness survival training, friends, fun and a special Zoo meet-up invitation. To register, just choose one book discussion …

Youth Summer Programs

June 17, Friday—SUMMER READING KICKOFF Face Painting, 12-2pm, ALL BRANCHES   EVENTS with an asterisk (*) REQUIRE  REGISTRATION   June 1, Wednesday — Lego Club, 4 pm, EWALD June 7, Tuesday — Story Time, 10 am, EWALD June 8, Wednesday — Stargazing (weather permitting), 6:30 pm, WOODS June 14, Tuesday — Story Time, 10 am, …

Drop-in Summer Storytimes

Tuesdays in June, 10am—Ewald  Wednesdays in July, 10:30am– Woods  Thursdays in August, 10:30am— Central Join us for stories, songs, and fun.   All ages are welcome, but the program is designed with children ages 2-5 in mind. No registration necessary.  

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

The 2016 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 …

Mommy Pop-Ins

Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise. Every Thursday 10:00am – Noon Woods Branch No registration required.

Reader Dog Program

Reading Buddies Always Enjoy a Good Book! Assistance dogs are seen everywhere in grocery stores, retail outlets, hospitals, schools and libraries; yes, even in libraries. The use of trained therapy dogs in reading programs provide children who feel uncomfortable reading out loud in front of teachers, parents and peers into more confident readers. Furry reading …

Tween/Teen Summer Reading Events

June 17th: Summer Reading Program begins! June 22nd: Archery for Youth – Series 1 (5 weeks), 1pm, WOODS June 23rd: The Fault in our Stars (PG-13), 6:30pm, WOODS June 24th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13), 11am, EWALD June 25th: Learn to Solder with i3 Detroit, 2pm, WOODS July 12th: Tween Craft-O-lympics, 2pm, CENTRAL July 22nd: Paper Towns …

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

The 2016 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 …

Grosse Pointe Grows Seed Library

GROSSE POINTE GROWS – SEED SAVING LIBRARY at the Ewald Branch  The practice of saving seeds has been around for more than 12,000 years. Today, seed saving helps us to develop stronger seeds that are better adapted to our climate and it saves money.  Because seed saving is part of our heritage and traditions, it …

Authors to The Pointe Returns October 22nd!

Save the Date! Our Authors to The Pointe program returns to the lovely Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate this fall, on Saturday, October 22nd, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Featuring Paula McLain, author of the bestsellers The Paris Wife and Circling the Sun, and Lauren Willig, author of the bestselling Pink Carnation series of historical romance/spy …

Level Up Book Club

Attention 4th through 6th graders! Join the Club and “LEVEL UP” this summer and read Classics and Award Winners. The book club selection is My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George. Kids who join will enjoy book discussions, wilderness survival training, friends, fun and a special Zoo meet-up invitation. To register, just choose one book discussion …

Youth Summer Programs

June 17, Friday—SUMMER READING KICKOFF Face Painting, 12-2pm, ALL BRANCHES   EVENTS with an asterisk (*) REQUIRE  REGISTRATION   June 1, Wednesday — Lego Club, 4 pm, EWALD June 7, Tuesday — Story Time, 10 am, EWALD June 8, Wednesday — Stargazing (weather permitting), 6:30 pm, WOODS June 14, Tuesday — Story Time, 10 am, …

Drop-in Summer Storytimes

Tuesdays in June, 10am—Ewald  Wednesdays in July, 10:30am– Woods  Thursdays in August, 10:30am— Central Join us for stories, songs, and fun.   All ages are welcome, but the program is designed with children ages 2-5 in mind. No registration necessary.  

Tween/Teen Summer Reading Events

June 17th: Summer Reading Program begins! June 22nd: Archery for Youth – Series 1 (5 weeks), 1pm, WOODS June 23rd: The Fault in our Stars (PG-13), 6:30pm, WOODS June 24th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13), 11am, EWALD June 25th: Learn to Solder with i3 Detroit, 2pm, WOODS July 12th: Tween Craft-O-lympics, 2pm, CENTRAL July 22nd: Paper Towns …

Are You Ready for Summer Reading?

Starting June 17th – sign up online or at the Library. Prizes, Fun and Great Reads for all ages. Check it out!

Drop-in Summer Storytimes

Tuesdays in June, 10am—Ewald  Wednesdays in July, 10:30am– Woods  Thursdays in August, 10:30am— Central Join us for stories, songs, and fun.   All ages are welcome, but the program is designed with children ages 2-5 in mind. No registration necessary.