Grosse Pointe Public Library
Summer Reading Club

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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Independence Day - All Libraries will be closed. Normal hours resume on Monday, July 6, 2015.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Sunday, July 05, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Short, fun movies, perfect for young attention spans.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Become on archery superhero like Green Arrow or Hawkeye! Beginners (must be at least 10 years old) take aim and experience one of the fastest growing sports. The class, with a superhero theme, will cover safety, proper technique, eye dominance, proper form, target shooting, games, scoring and lots of fun with Mr. Nick, a Level 3 Archery Instructor, National Certified Interpretive Guide, Certified Survival Guide Explorer, Honorary National Park Ranger, and Hunter Safety Instructor with the Michigan DNR.

Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Wear your pj's and bring your bedtime buddy and blanket for a campfire style story time. Be ready for a rousing good time with stories, songs, finger plays and more. No bug spray needed!
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Become on archery superhero like Green Arrow or Hawkeye! Beginners (must be at least 10 years old) take aim and experience one of the fastest growing sports. The class, with a superhero theme, will cover safety, proper technique, eye dominance, proper form, target shooting, games, scoring and lots of fun with Mr. Nick, a Level 3 Archery Instructor, National Certified Interpretive Guide, Certified Survival Guide Explorer, Honorary National Park Ranger, and Hunter Safety Instructor with the Michigan DNR.

Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Central Conference Room 2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description

Hey Kids, come join the Library's first Kids Stuff Swap and Shop!

Shop for toys, games, books, and other treasures!

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Location
Ewald Program Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Start a new tradition - Bring the family to enjoy some of the most fun, enjoyable and classic summer movies; a real blast from the past!

Bottled water and dry snacks welcome!




Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Become on archery superhero like Green Arrow or Hawkeye! Beginners (must be at least 10 years old) take aim and experience one of the fastest growing sports. The class, with a superhero theme, will cover safety, proper technique, eye dominance, proper form, target shooting, games, scoring and lots of fun with Mr. Nick, a Level 3 Archery Instructor, National Certified Interpretive Guide, Certified Survival Guide Explorer, Honorary National Park Ranger, and Hunter Safety Instructor with the Michigan DNR.

Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Short, fun movies, perfect for young attention spans.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
Location
Central Conference Room 2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Wear your pj's and bring your bedtime buddy and blanket to enjoy stories, storytelling, songs, finger plays, props and more. Bring your own flashlight to enjoy fun activities during story time.



Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Will you be ready to head for the wilderness when the zombies attack? There won't really be any zombies, but you will learn some archery techniques, about purifying water, building a fire and finding shelter. You will learn what to pack in your "Bug-out Bag", so you can survive for 3 days. Join Mr. Nick, archery instructor, outdoor educator and enthusiast as he eagerly shares his knowledge about nature and the wild.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description

Become on archery superhero like Green Arrow or Hawkeye! Beginners (must be at least 10 years old) take aim and experience one of the fastest growing sports. The class, with a superhero theme, will cover safety, proper technique, eye dominance, proper form, target shooting, games, scoring and lots of fun with Mr. Nick, a Level 3 Archery Instructor, National Certified Interpretive Guide, Certified Survival Guide Explorer, Honorary National Park Ranger, and Hunter Safety Instructor with the Michigan DNR.

Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Every Hero Has a Story and so does every animal!
Meet live animals from all over the world and learn their special superpowers.
Most appropriate for ages 5 and up, all ages welcome.
Please register.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Start a new tradition - Bring the family to enjoy some of the most fun, enjoyable and classic summer movies; a real blast from the past!

Bottled water and dry snacks welcome!




Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Be a craft hero!
All ages welcome.
Please register.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Central Conference Room 2nd Floor
Library
Central Library

Title
Date
Sunday, August 09, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description

Wear your pj's and bring your bedtime buddy and beach towel for story time on the beach. Enjoy stories, storytelling, songs, finger plays, props and more.


Bring your sand bucket and shovel for a host of activities.

Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Short, fun movies, perfect for young attention spans.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No registration necessary.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Tales, rhymes and fun!
All ages welcome. Please Register.
Location
Woods Story Time Room
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Brace yourself for a magical performance that is truly engaging, amazing and hilarious.
Among the many exceptional acts, you will witness a cage full of birds vanish and a volunteer suspended in mid-air! Maybe that volunteer will be you!

Please register.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Friday, August 14, 2015
Time
8:30 PM
Description

Join us for an old-fashioned song fest around the campfire. With a bright, warm, cheerful fire burning, gather for tongue twisters, silly, sentimental, rounds, chants and cheers. Share one of your favorites.


Bring lawn chairs. Marshmallows and other snacks are welcome.


Event will move indoors in the event of bad weather.

Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Summer Hours - All Libraries Closed on Sundays. Sunday Hours begin September 13, 2015
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Monday, September 07, 2015
Time
12:00 AM
Description
Labor Day - All Libraries will be closed. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
Library
All Branches

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Venture under the sea where Ariel, a free-spirited mermaid princess, longs to be part of the human world. After bravely striking a bargain with Ursula, a sneaky sea witch, Ariel embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. With Flounder and Sebastian at her side, Ariel will need all of her courage and determination to make things right in both of her worlds.
MPAA Rating: G Running Time 83 minutes.
Location
Ewald Story Time Room
Library
Ewald Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Bring your coffee, meet other parents and grandparents while your tots play and interact with each other. This is a free play time where we provide the toys and materials and you supervise.
Location
Woods Program Room (basement)
Library
Woods Branch


SUMMER READING CLUB
Ages Birth-12

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Summer Reading Kickoff is Friday, June 12, 2015!

FACEPAINTING 12 - 2 pm at all branches!

Reviews
The Tale of Despereaux
Title
The Tale of Despereaux
Author
Kate DiCamillo
Genre
Other
Review
This book was good. It had four stories in one. I liked it when Roscuro finally turned good at the end when Desperaux was about to kill him. I also liked it when Desperaux got out of the dungeon. This book made me feel like it was happening for real.   The Tale of Despereaux
Rating
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul
Title
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul
Author
Jeff Kinney
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Review
Jeff Kinney has very very good hand writing and I personality love the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! And I really recommend you to read any of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books!  Diary of a Wimpy Kid Long Haul
Rating
Title
Dish-Stirring it Up-Volume 1
Author
Diane Muldrow
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Review
This book is really good, descriptive, and inspiring. The main characters are two eleven year old girls who learn to become great cooks, just like me!
Rating
Esio Trot
Title
Esio Trot
Author
Roald Dahl
Genre
Realistic Fiction
Review
A humerous story of the heights an old man goes through to win over the heart of his secret love.  Esio Trot
Rating