Welcome to Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public LIbrary is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization
with the mission to support the Grosse Pointe Public Library.
Friends sponsor activities that encourage literacy, lifelong learning, the love of reading, and stimulate interest in the Library. To join the Friends, click MEMBERSHIP


A Road Trip: Ten Michigan Destinations You Might Have Missed

Enjoy an entertaining presentation about the back roads and unique destinations of Michigan, presented by Ron Rademacher on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m., at the Woods Branch Library. Ron is the author of four books about road trips and out of the way places in Michigan. Learn more abour Ron.

Classic Books Lecture Series

Join us for the final two lectures in this year's Classic Books Lecture Series. Read more

All lectures are at 7 p.m. in the Ewald Library Program Room. Lectures are free to Friends' Members
  • May 1 John Whittier-Ferguson: Gertrude Stein, "Three Lives" (1909)

  • May 15  Theresa Tinkle: Chaucer's Knight's Tale


National Library Week is next week and is co-sponsered by the Library Foundation. On April 15 and 17th there will be donuts and coffee at each of the three branches. Click on the link below to see the programs offered and be sure to stop by and join in the fun. link:  http://www.gp.lib.mi.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/2014-NLW-Web-Flyer.pdf