Monday, February 6, 2012

Grosse Pointe Library Pointes - February 2012 via @TheGPPL

Grosse Pointe Public Library

Library Pointes
February 2012

In This Issue
Elmore Leonard
Youth Programs
Friends of Grosse Pointe Public Library
Award Season
Elmore Leonard
Elmore Leonard books
The Wayne County Community College District &
The Grosse Pointe Public Library Present
Elmore Leonard - Grand Master of Crime Fiction
Mr. Leonard will discuss his experiences with Hollywood and adapting his books to movies and television. His latest book is Raylan, a companion piece to the television series Justified (FX).
Wednesday, February 29, 7:30pm
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
Youth Programs
Abraham Lincoln
Lessons of Abraham Lincoln
A show that will instill an appreciation of the struggles that divided a nation and the man whose words and actions altered the course of the United States. A story of courage, character and determination to lead a fledgling nation. A true celebration of human potential fulfilled, integrity to personal values, and the ultimate tragedy of a life cut short. Presented by professional actor who has visited over 200,000 children in 18 states! 
Wednesday, February 8, 4:00pm, Ewald Branch. Register Here

Where the wild things areDramatic Reading "Where the Wild Things Are"
Actors from the Grosse Pointe Theatre will present "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak. The performance will be followed by a craft activity for children. 
Saturday, February 11, 2:00pm, Woods Branch.
Call any branch to register.
Doll Tea Party
Doll Tea Party
Doll Tea Party tickets available Saturday, February 25, at Central Library! The Doll Tea Party will take place on Saturday, March 10, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Advanced ticket purchase required. Tickets will not be available at the door. 
Tickets $5.00 per person. 

Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library
The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library cordially invite YOU to become a member. It's easy to join. Just pick up a member-ship envelope at any of the Grosse Pointe Public Libraries or print up a form here (pdf). A single membership is $25 and a family membership is $30. Contributions are tax deductible. As a member of The Friends, you are supporting one of our community's richest resources. Here are some benefits:
  • "Friends Day" at the Library. On the first Thursday of each month, video and DVD rentals at the Library will be FREE to Friends members
  • Friends Only Night at Used Book Sales before they open to the general public
  • Early admittance to Friends' events, such as the Halloween costume sale and bookstore sales
  • Receipt of the "Friends News" newsletter
  • The opportunity to participate in volunteer activities
  • Meeting your neighbors and making new friends
  • The satisfaction of supporting your Library and your community

Library Millage
Library Millage on the ballot, February 28, 2012
Read the initial 
report here (PDF). 
Information available 
at all libraries.
Award Season
Award Season
The Award Season 
is upon us. 
The complete list of The Oscars, The Golden Globes & The NYCC Awards available here.
Place holds and 
see if your favorites 
match the critics.
Links will be updated
 with library holdings 
as dvds become 
available for purchase. 
Hours & Locations

Central Library

10 Kercheval Avenue


Mon.-Thurs. 9am-9pm

Fri. & Sat. 9am-5pm

Sun. 1pm-5pm


Ewald Branch

15175 E. Jefferson Avenue


Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm

Fri. & Sat. 10am-5pm

Sun. Closed


Woods Branch

20680 Mack Avenue


Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm

Fri. & Sat. 10am-5pm

Sun. 1pm-5pm 

Board Meetings

All Board of Trustee

meetings are held the fourth Monday 

of each month. 

They are open to the public and begin at 7pm at the Ewald Branch

15175 E. Jefferson  

Grosse Pointe Park


Upcoming meeting

dates include:


February 27, 2012

March 26, 2012
April 23, 2012
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