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Authors to The Pointe Tickets Go On Sale September 18th!

Our fabulous, fall authors luncheon returns on Saturday, October 14th, this time in the Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Monday, September 18th and are available for purchase in-person only, exclusively at our Central Branch. Tickets are $30 per person, payable by cash or check only. Authors to The …

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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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An Evening with Michael Zadoorian

An Evening with Michael Zadoorian Michigan author Michael Zadoorian’s novel The Leisure Seeker met with stellar reviews and popular success when published in 2009. The bittersweet tale of aging Ella and John Robina, who take off in their Leisure Seeker RV for one last adventure has now been made into a film. Starring Helen Mirren …

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The Big 50 with Author Tom Gage

The Big 50: Detroit Tigers : the Men and Moments that Made the Detroit Tigers Join us for an evening with hall of fame sports writer Tom Gage as he recounts the living history of the Tigers. Come learn more about Ty Cobb, Kirk Gibson, Justin Verlander and much more straight from the Detroit News …

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An Evening with Stephen Mack Jones

Please join us for an evening with Stephen Mack Jones, author of the new, highly praised mystery  August Snow.  Stephen Mack Jones is a published poet, an award-winning playwright, and a recipient of the prestigious Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellowship.  He worked in advertising and marketing communications for a number of years before turning to …

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Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes

Please join us for an evening with local author William Rapai as he presents his book and the important issues facing the future of the Great Lakes today. Tuesday, September 26, 2017,  7:30 PM at the Ewald Branch Register online or call the library.

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12th and Clairmount

–THIS EVENT IS FULL– PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY AND BE IN YOUR SEAT BY 6:50 OR IT MAY GO TO SOMEONE ON THE WAITING LIST. DOORS WILL OPEN AT 6 P.M. THANK YOU! Tuesday, September 19th, presented by the library and hosted by the War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Road. This immersive film experience transports you …

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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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Fall Story Time

September 19 – November 2, 2017 Story Time fun for ages birth – 5 years and their adult caregiver at all three branches. Registration is required. Click here for locations, days and times.

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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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Authors to The Pointe Tickets Go On Sale September 18th!

Our fabulous, fall authors luncheon returns on Saturday, October 14th, this time in the Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Monday, September 18th and are available for purchase in-person only, exclusively at our Central Branch. Tickets are $30 per person, payable by cash or check only. Authors to The …

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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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An Evening with Michael Zadoorian

An Evening with Michael Zadoorian Michigan author Michael Zadoorian’s novel The Leisure Seeker met with stellar reviews and popular success when published in 2009. The bittersweet tale of aging Ella and John Robina, who take off in their Leisure Seeker RV for one last adventure has now been made into a film. Starring Helen Mirren …

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The Big 50 with Author Tom Gage

The Big 50: Detroit Tigers : the Men and Moments that Made the Detroit Tigers Join us for an evening with hall of fame sports writer Tom Gage as he recounts the living history of the Tigers. Come learn more about Ty Cobb, Kirk Gibson, Justin Verlander and much more straight from the Detroit News …

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An Evening with Stephen Mack Jones

Please join us for an evening with Stephen Mack Jones, author of the new, highly praised mystery  August Snow.  Stephen Mack Jones is a published poet, an award-winning playwright, and a recipient of the prestigious Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellowship.  He worked in advertising and marketing communications for a number of years before turning to …

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Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes

Please join us for an evening with local author William Rapai as he presents his book and the important issues facing the future of the Great Lakes today. Tuesday, September 26, 2017,  7:30 PM at the Ewald Branch Register online or call the library.

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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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Fall Story Time

September 19 – November 2, 2017 Story Time fun for ages birth – 5 years and their adult caregiver at all three branches. Registration is required. Click here for locations, days and times.

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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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