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Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

This year the Park and Read (Big Green Gym) program has merged with MAP and Library users can obtain passes to Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites! The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is presented by The Library Network in partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and 370 arts and cultural organizations, …

4th Monday Book Group

The 4th Monday Book Discussion group at the Woods Branch will meet on June 22.   We will discuss The Good Lord Bird by James McBride. Register on the online calendar.

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 by reading the Classics and Award Winners and enjoying prizes, book discussions, a field trip, friends and fun! The Level Up Club offers two separate book groups. One for Homer Price by Robert McCloskey. And one for A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L’Engle. Please register for …

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

This year the Park and Read (Big Green Gym) program has merged with MAP and Library users can obtain passes to Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites! The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is presented by The Library Network in partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and 370 arts and cultural organizations, …

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 …

Teen Summer Book Club

Thursday, July 23rd at 2:30pm – Woods Library – Paper Towns Book Discussion Chat about the book with old and new friends Refreshments Raffle for movie theater gift card – The movie adaptation of Paper Towns is in theaters July 24th! This event is for ages 13 – 18. Space is limited and sign up is …

Teen Summer Reading

June 12th – August 15th, 2015 For ages 13—18. Read, log your time online, and write reviews. Take the challenges and enter prize drawings throughout the summer. Read 15 hours to enter the Grand Prize drawing for a mini-tablet! Sign up begins June 12th.

Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)

This year the Park and Read (Big Green Gym) program has merged with MAP and Library users can obtain passes to Michigan’s state parks, state recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, and state historic sites! The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program is presented by The Library Network in partnership between Michigan’s public libraries and 370 arts and cultural organizations, …

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 …

Summer Reading for Kids and Adults

Friday, June 12th marks the kickoff of our annual Summer Reading Program. We have reading programs for all ages from babies to adults, the Level Up Club for grades 4-6, and a wide range of special events throughout the summer. Click the links below for more information, or browse our online Event Calendar  to register …

Level Up Book Club

Attention 4th through 6th graders! Join the Club and “LEVEL UP” this summer by reading the Classics and Award Winners and enjoying prizes, book discussions, a field trip, friends and fun! The Level Up Club offers two separate book groups. One for Homer Price by Robert McCloskey. And one for A Wrinkle In Time by Madeline L’Engle. Please register for …

Story Time

WINTER STORY TIME January 19 - March 19, 2015 Registration is required and begins Monday, January 5, 2015. 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 older siblings …