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.
VENUE CHANGE.  Because of an overwhelming response, the Go Set a Watchman panel discussion event planned for Thursday, October 8, from 7 - 9 p.m. has had to change to a larger venue.  The new venue is Grosse Pointe Woods Council Chambers located at 20025 Mack Plaza Dr. in Grosse Pointe Woods. 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.  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
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.
Authors to the Pointe

On Saturday, November 14 from 1-4 pm at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate on Lake St. Clair, the Grosse Pointe Public Library and the Friends of the Grosse Pointe Library are proud to present the program, Authors to the Pointe.  The program will feature three authors including: Melanie Benjamin, author of Alice I Have Been, The Aviator's Wife and the Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb, Jenna Blum, author of Stormchasers, Those Who Save Us, and Grand Central and Pamela Jenoff author of The Kommandant's Girl and The Winter Guest.  Tickets ($30) go on sale our Central Branch only on Monday, October 19, in person only.   Please join us for afternoon tea followed by a book signing.  Should be a great program.

Calendar of Events
For a complete Friends calendar of events through May click  here.
Library Pointes
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. 
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. 
   Thank you for being a Friend!