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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 …

A History of the Fox Creek Canals

A History of the Fox Creek Canals & the Jefferson Chalmers Area   Learn about this unique area, including “Detroit’s Little Venice,” the network of canals adjacent to Windmill Pointe. Presented by Local Architects Robert Saxon, Jr. AIA LEED AP and Ron Omilian AIA Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Grosse Pointe Public Library – …

Author Visit with David Maraniss

June 2nd at 7:00pm! The Library is pleased to announce that David Maraniss will be speaking about his recent book, Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, on Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00pm at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Auditorium. Registration is recommended for this event; please click here to sign up with our …

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 …

4th Monday Book Group

The 4th Monday Book Discussion group at the Woods Branch will discuss Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel on April 25, 2016 and Garden for the Blind by Kelly Fordon on May 23.  The group meets from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the program room at the Woods Branch.

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.

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 …

Story Time

WINTER STORY TIME January 18 – March 10, 2016 Registration is required and begins Monday, January 4, 2016. BABY TIME: Ages Birth to 23 months — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings TODDLER TIME: Ages 2 – 31/2 years — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for …

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 …

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 …

Author Visit with David Maraniss

June 2nd at 7:00pm! The Library is pleased to announce that David Maraniss will be speaking about his recent book, Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story, on Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00pm at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial Auditorium. Registration is recommended for this event; please click here to sign up with our …

Story Time

WINTER STORY TIME January 18 – March 10, 2016 Registration is required and begins Monday, January 4, 2016. BABY TIME: Ages Birth to 23 months — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for older siblings TODDLER TIME: Ages 2 – 31/2 years — Parent or caregiver must attend — Please make arrangements for …