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Our Newest Book Club: 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 …

Bob Seger’s House and Other Stories

Bob Seger’s House and Other Stories is a new collection by Michigan writers from Wayne State University Press.  On Wednesday, October  12, 7:30 p.m. M. L. Liebler, Gloria Whelan and Desiree Cooper will read from their work.  Please join us for this very special evening at the Ewald Branch!

Introducing Tutor Central

New for Fall 2016! Tutor Central is our new, 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 …

Authors to The Pointe Returns October 22nd!

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 novels and several …

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.

Introducing Tutor Central

New for Fall 2016! Tutor Central is our new, 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 …

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

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 …

Introducing Tutor Central

New for Fall 2016! Tutor Central is our new, 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 …

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 …

Bob Seger’s House and Other Stories

Bob Seger’s House and Other Stories is a new collection by Michigan writers from Wayne State University Press.  On Wednesday, October  12, 7:30 p.m. M. L. Liebler, Gloria Whelan and Desiree Cooper will read from their work.  Please join us for this very special evening at the Ewald Branch!

Authors to The Pointe Returns October 22nd!

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 novels and several …

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 …

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.