On Wednesday, September 23rd, at the Woods Program Room, Author and GPW Librarian, Sandra Novacek, will discuss her book, “Border Crossings." This program is co-sponsored with AAUW Grosse Pointe. Program begins at 7 pm. To register for the program click here.
Halloween Costume Sale
The next Halloween Costume sale is on Saturday, October 3, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Sunday, October 4 from 1 - 3 p.m. at the Woods Program Room. Donations are being accepted at all three branches of the Library.
GO SET A WATCHMAN
On Thursday, October 8, from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Woods Program Room, the Friends are sponsoring a panel discussion on Harper Lee's controversial new novel, Go Set A Watchman. Panelists will include Oakland University Professors, Alison Powell and Erin Dwyer, along with Keith Taylor, the A.L.Becker Collegiate Lecturer in English from the University of Michigan. Seating is very limited so you are required to register. To register for this event call the Friends office at 343-2074 x. 204 or register online by clicking here and filling out the form.
Gifts of the Season
Come out and support the Grosse Pointe Library on Saturday, November 7, at 9 a.m. at the Central Branch. There will be staff recommendations for holiday gifts as well as local artisans and businesses with holiday items for sale. Should be lots of fun.
Tea Time Author Program
On Saturday, November 14, the Friends is co-sponsoring the Tea Time Author Program featuring authors Melanie Benjaman, Janna Blum, and Pamela Jenoff at the Ford House.
Calendar of Events
For a complete Friends calendar of events through May click here.
The Library Pointes is the tri-annual newsletter of the Grosse Pointe Public Library. You have to check out all the programs being offered at the Library this year! Clickhere.
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.
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.