Between The Covers: Forthcoming books for 2015 by Librarian, Peggy Kitchel, creator of "Peggy's Picks". April 21 at 7 pm Woods Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library. Seating is limited. Pre-register online, via email, or phone: • gplibraryfriends.org • firstname.lastname@example.org • 313.343.2074, x. 204. Attendees have a chance to win a new copy of one of these books! Sponsored by the Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library.
Peggy will be discussing:
The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins
All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr
Dead Wake, Erik Larson
The Fever, Megan Abbott
At Least in the City, Someone Would Hear Me Scream, Wade Rouse
Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel
The Classic Books Lecture Series is back! The fourth lecture is set for Thursday, April 23 (this lecture was previously scheduled for the 16th), Professor Gregg Crane, Department of English Language and Literature, on the novel Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Click here to get your copy from the library. Also, there is a wonderful little book called Why Read Moby Dick available at the library. Click here for that. The Friends are encouraging Grosse Pointe book clubs to pick Moby Dick as their April book!
The Friends' Bookstore is accepting donations again. For information on how to donate to the store click here
Rare Books Sold Online!
The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library is now selling some of our rarer books online through ebay. For a look at what we are selling click here.
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.