The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library are your friends, neighbors, co-workers, and members of the business community – a dedicated group of citizens working to support the library in many ways.
We welcome new friends and invite you to join us, participate in our activities, and have fun while getting satisfaction of supporting your community.
The 2013 Classic Books Lecture Series Schedule, including suggested readings. All lectures will be at the Ewald Branch Library. Next lecture: May 9.
Used Book Sale May 9-11, 2013 at Woods Branch Lower Level
Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Farms Pier Park Program Room
Keynote Speaker: Bruce Kopytek, author of Jacobson's - I miss it so
Join department store historian Bruce Allen Kopytek in this return to the elegance of Jacobson's, a beloved Michigan institution for well over one hundred years. Reenter the marvelous stores and meet the personalities who transformed Jacobson's from its humble Reed City origins to a staple of sophistication throughout the region.
Reservations are required at (313) 343-2074 x204 or firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 16, 2013.
An Evening with author David Rosenfelt July 29 at the GP War Memorial Auditorium. Tickets $15., available after June 15. This is a joint fundraiser with the Grosse Pointe Animal Adoption Society (www.gpaas.org)
Meet Our Winner!
Patricia Kelly, of Grosse Pointe Farms, won the $100 gift certificate to The Hill Restaurant, as part of our Friends' holiday gift mailing. More than 400 entered the drawing, and along the way received either a free book at our Friends Down Under used bookstore at the Woods Branch, a free cup of coffee at the Central Branch, or a free DVD or video or lucky star book at any branch!
Joanne Dennis, Friends' President, presents the gift certificate to Patricia Kelly at a recent Friends' Board meeting.