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Hot Reads For Cold Nights

Hot Reads for Cold Nights:  a Winter Reading Program for Adults Reading (and then reading some more) is one way to get through a long, dark Michigan winter.  The Grosse Pointe Public Library Winter Reading Program runs from January 24 – March 5.  Share what you’re reading by submitting a short book review .  Weekly prizes …

GPPL 2016 Short Story Contest

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our 3nd Annual Short Story Contest! Prizes will be awarded for the top three stories, and the winners and finalists will be invited to read their stories at the awards program on April 7th, as part of our National Library Week celebrations. The entry …

Local Authors Fair — Apply For Your Spot Now!

We are now accepting applications for our first annual Local Authors Fair! The Library is proud to support our local authors, so our National Library Week 2016 celebrations will be concluding with a Local Authors Fair on Saturday, April 16th at our Woods Branch. We are delighted to provide our local writers with this marketing and …

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, …

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 Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead on February 22, 2016 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

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)

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, …

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)

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 …

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 …