Full Fall Calendar for Friends of the GP Library! 

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Halloween Costume Sale
Saturday, October 4, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday, October 5, 1 - 3 p.m. 
We also need your donation of gently used Halloween costumes for our annual Halloween Costume Sale. The costume sale on the first Saturday in October has been one of our most successful events for the past seven years.  Boxes will be placed at all three libraries in August for your donations. 
Used Book Sale at the Ewald Branch Library October 16 - 18
  • Thursday, October 16, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.  (10 - 11 a.m. is for FRIENDS ONLY. Friends receive one free book during this hour. 
  • Friday, October 17, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 18, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

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!