Full Fall Calendar for Friends of the GP Library! 

Click here to see the latest Library Pointes, the Tri-Annual Newsletter of the Grosse Pointe Public Library.


Come join us as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's classic, Mansfield Park, on Tuesday, Oct 21 at 7pm. at the Woods Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library.  Our speaker will be Lisa Maruca, an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of the English Department at Wayne State University.  Maruca is the author of A Work of Print: Authorship and the English Text Trades, 1660-1760 (Univ. of Wash., 2007), and teaches courses on Jane Austen, eighteenth-century literature, and the history of the book.

Friends Down Under Bookstore 

The store has been receiving massive amounts of books, videos, and music CDs!  THANK YOU to all who have donated!  We wish we could take every book offered, but due to storage limitations and safety issues, we must limit the books we can accept. 
For information on donating books, click here.
Please visit our bookstore in the lower level of the Woods Branch. You can purchase beautiful hardbacks for $1, recent bestsellers for $3, and children’s paperback books for $.50.  
Bookstore hours:

Saturday, 12 - 4 p.m. and Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m. 

Friends of the GPPL Membership
If you know of anyone who is not yet a Friends' member now is a great time to join.  Joining before the end of 2014 will give them membership for the rest of this year AND for 2015.  So spread the word! 
Calling All Grosse Pointe/Harper Woods Book Clubs
WOW!  We had a great response to our book club call!  Click the Book Clubs tab to learn how your book club can participate, as well as a lot of information on Books and Authors articles, databases and discussion topics.
We have highlighted seven clubs so far! Read about these Clubs on our Blog. 
Sidewalk Sales
Thank you to all in the community that stopped by the Friends book table at the Grosse Pointe Villagefest, September 6-7.  We sold over 600 books grossing $548.75.  Most important were all the people we spoke to about the Friends and our bookstore!!!  It was nice to see the Village "jumping" with people. 
   Thank you for being a Friend!