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Brewed in Michigan: the New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State

Author William Rapai will present his new book, Brewed in Michigan: the New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State at Atwater in the Park.  Michigan is one of the top states in the U.S. for craft beer production and number of craft breweries. Please join us for a special evening at Grosse Pointe’s own brewery! If …

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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 …

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Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks Please join us for a special evening with local author and librarian Annie Spence.  Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks is a Gen-X librarian’s laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to the books in her life. A book …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Playtime 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.

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Drop-In Story Times

New! Read, Rhyme and Play! Tuesdays at 10:30 am at the Ewald Branch, beginning September 19, 2017 — an interactive program of rhymes, music and movement for birth through age 5. Stay after and play for an hour! Central Saturday Morning Drop-In  Saturdays at 10:30 am on September 30, October 14, November 11, and December 9, 2017 — stories, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Playtime 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.

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Reader Dog Program

It’s all about Children, Dogs and Reading. 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Brewed in Michigan: the New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State

Author William Rapai will present his new book, Brewed in Michigan: the New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State at Atwater in the Park.  Michigan is one of the top states in the U.S. for craft beer production and number of craft breweries. Please join us for a special evening at Grosse Pointe’s own brewery! If …

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Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks Please join us for a special evening with local author and librarian Annie Spence.  Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks is a Gen-X librarian’s laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and break-up notes to the books in her life. A book …

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Build A Better World: Summer Reading 2017

Summer Reading is almost here! Read books, attend library programs, and earn prizes! Sign up online or at the library. June 16 through August 12. https://gp.beanstack.org

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Drop-In Story Times

New! Read, Rhyme and Play! Tuesdays at 10:30 am at the Ewald Branch, beginning September 19, 2017 — an interactive program of rhymes, music and movement for birth through age 5. Stay after and play for an hour! Central Saturday Morning Drop-In  Saturdays at 10:30 am on September 30, October 14, November 11, and December 9, 2017 — stories, …

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