Story times

Any time is learning time with TALK!

Get messages with fun activites to help prepare your little one for school success

TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten is intended for children 5 and under. TALK sends activities right to your phone to enjoy with your child and help them learn.

Activities include building pre-literacy skills, such as hearing letter sounds, building hand muscles and recognizing letters and numbers.

Sign up today! Text TALK to 75547.

Get a Book Bundle

Try a book bundle! Each bundle has 5-10 books based on a theme. Request a bundle from GPPL by completing this brief form.

Be sure to include your name and preferred branch for pickup - Central Annex, Ewald or Woods. A staff member will email you when your bundle is ready. If you don't have a library card, you can get a temporary card here. Or call our Reference Desk 313-640-4775 or connect with us on Chat in the lower right of the screen.

Having trouble with the form? Contact us at with your request.

Ewald, Woods or Central Annex
Please tell us what types of books your children prefer -- animals, fantasy etc. Or do you want them to be a surprise?
Tell us any special details to help us create your book bundles. (limit 500 characters)

Story Kits

Picture Books Plus

Story Kits contain a beloved children’s picture book, a toy such as a plush teddy bear, activity sheets and other items. Each comes in its own special backpack. Everything you need to enrich the story experience with your child.


Fun daily early literacy activities

This calendar has tons of literacy-building activities you can do at home every day.

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