The Grosse Pointe News recently published a wonderful article about our own Joanne Dennis and the Friends Down Under Bookstore.  Click here to read the article.  Thanks Joanne, Kathy Gaughan and Theresa Russ and all the bookstore volunteers for making it one of the best used bookstores in Michigan.  Thanks also to Bill Dennis who spends countless hours at the store helping out Joanne.

Final Classic Books Lecture

Professor Susan Parrish:  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Suggested Reading:  As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner.
Thursday, May 5 at 7 pm Ewald Branch                                 



Book sale begins on Thursday, May 12. Friends Members only from 10-11 am. New members may join at the door. Open to the Public 11 am to 8 pm

Friday, May 13---10 am to 4 pm

Saturday, May 14-- 10 am to 2 pm

SATURDAY IS BAG DAY--Fill an entire bag for only $5.00

Book sale to be held at the Woods Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library


Annual Meeting with Tim Kiska - Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m. at the GPF Pier Park Community Bldg.

All Friends’ members are invited to the Annual Meeting, featuring Tim Kiska, who writes about television in Detroit. His books are about the history of Detroit’s television news, unique shows that were Detroit’s alone, the colorful characters that in essence were these unique shows, kids programs, everything that shaped Detroit television as we remember it. Tim is a longtime Detroit newsman, professor of journalism and author. He serves as an associate professor at the University of Michigan in Dearborn. Tim resides in Grosse Pointe Woods with his family.

This event is FREE for all current members of the Friends.


Click HERE to register for the Annual Meeting.


Library Pointes, Winter 2016
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! Click here.
Friends' Down Under Bookstore
Bookstore hours: Saturday, 12 - 4 p.m. and Tuesday, 6 - 8 p.m. 




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. 
   Thank you for being a Friend!