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Joie De Livre Book Club

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library is excited to profile its seventh Grosse Pointe book club-- the Joie de Livre. The Joie de Livre was formed by the ladies of the Theatre Arts Club of Detroit, an all-women’s theater group that is 103 years old.  They meet only every other month at a member's home, mostly in the Pointes.  Participation in the book club is open to all Theatre Arts members and their guests.  They do not read the same book.  Instead, they gather

The Bookies

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library is excited to profile its sixth Grosse Pointe book club, the Bookies. BOOKIES began in the Fall of 2002 with a conversation between Diana Langlois and Cathie Baldwin about starting a neighborhood book club to read and discuss books.

Debbie Dubay Memorial Book Club

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library is excited to profile its fifth Grosse Pointe book club. This book club started in May 2004 so is approaching their 10 year anniversary. They meet the 3rd Tuesday of the odd months and have never failed to meet in 10 years! In July of 2011, they lost one of their members, Debbie Dubay, to cancer. They now take up a collection every time they meet and in September donate to the Debbie Dubay Memorial Scholarship for a worthy student heading off to college.

Senior Men's Group of Grosse Pointe

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is proud to feature our fourth Grosse Pointe Book Club-- from the Senior Men's Group of Grosse Pointe. The Senior Men’s Club of Grosse Pointe is a social and civic club that has served senior men of the Grosse Pointes for more than 55 years.  Luncheon meetings with guest speakers are

The First Church Book Club

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library is excited to profile its third Grosse Pointe book club, the First Church Book Club.

BCW Alumni Book Club

Our club formed in 1987 as the Blue Chip Women Stock Club. A stock club requires a lot of preptime to prepare reports for stocks we were holding. After 20 years our children were raised and each of us started traveling more. Since it was difficult to hold a meeting with many members absent, we decided to officially disband as a stock club but wanted to keep on meeting since wehad become such good friends over the years. 

The Women of Hawthorne Book Club

The club started in 2009.  They are a group of all women who live on Hawthorne between Charlevoix and Marter Rds.  The block holds an annual block party and the idea for the book club was born at the block party. 

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