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Posted April 2, 2020

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Stay connected and learning

With the GPPL closed due to COViD-19, your librarians have been hard at work creating videos, reading lists and other ideas to help you and your family learn and stay connected.

This is just a snapshot of what’s available. What have you found that you want to share? Let us know on our Facebook page.

E-books, Audiobooks, Movies, TV Shows and more

hoopla

  • 1,000 titles for immediate use that don’t count toward your monthly borrows – just search for hoopla bonus borrows. There are books, movies, music, fitness videos – something for kids, teens and adults.
  • Read Along with hoopla – type in “read along” in the search bar at the top of the page for a long list of fun read along e-books and movies
  • Bunny Planet by Rosemary Wells
  • Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola and Strega Nona is also on Bookflix
  • Invisible Emmie by Terri Libenson
  • Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, illustrated by Gabriel Picolo
  • Truly Devious teen mystery series written by Maureen Johnson

Libby/Overdrive

  • Unlimited access to entire Harry Potter series throughout April
  • Helene Tursten’s, An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good
  • The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
  • Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngblood,
  • Shot in Detroit by Patricia Abbott
  • Claire Dewitt and the City of the Dead by Sara Gran
  • The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

Kanopy

Movies, documentaries, Criterion Collection, Oscar winners and more

  • The Bookshop movie
  • Kanopy Kids – has movies, story times, TV series and more just for kids

RBDigital

Download and read hundreds of local, national and international magazines

Research and Learning databases

Need homework help? The GPPL can help!

Students can be connected with expert tutors and other useful tools with just a click of a button, including ACT/SAT prep courses.

Check out Brainfuse’s HelpNow to receive assistance with one-on-one homework help, state-aligned skills building, and a 24-hour writing lab. There’s even a new feature MEET where students can invite their friends for online study sessions.

  • Learn a language free with Mango
  • Access thousands of LinkedIn Learning videos with Lynda.com

Links to a variety of resources

Virtual Book Group

Facebook discussion of The Great Gatsby, April 8 at 4 pm

Virtual Story Times

Arts/Crafts

Journaling

Library of Michigan COVID-19 – Save Your Story

Your Starting Pointe

Grosse Pointe Library Card