Tails & Tales
June 1 - August 14
Beginning June 1, pick up a Summer Reading Starter Bag from any branch (available while supplies last). Sign in on Beanstack to update or set up your account and register for Tails & Tales.
Log your reading to earn free books, ice cream, and virtual tickets to enter in weekly, monthly and grand prize drawings. Want to track your reading on paper? Print out a reading log.
Virtual Events and Take Home Activities all summer. Check the event calendar.
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. 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.
Curbside pickup is available Monday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm. and Sundays from 1 - 5 p.m.
Having trouble with the form? Contact us at email@example.com with your request.
2021 EARLY LITERACY CALENDAR
Fun daily early literacy activities
This calendar has tons of literacy-building activities you can do at home every day.
Story Time At Home
We miss having story time all together! Enjoy story time fun online at home with your Youth Librarians, check out the GPPL Story Time videos.
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!
Bring science home and learn about coding, astronomy, liquids and more through hands-on experiments and manipulatives. Each branch has a STEAM Kit collection for you to explore. Kits check out for 2 weeks.
New Book Alerts
Browse & sign up for new book newsletter
Top Reads for Youth
Digital Resources for Youth
Online, on demand tutoring! A free suite of homework help, test prep, and skills building services.
Online language instruction and conversation practice, ESL instruction and foreign language movie collections. Start learning one of 72 languages today!
Pre-K-3. Classic video storybooks from Weston Woods paired with related nonfiction books for beginning readers.
Resources at four levels covering people, countries, science, animals, current events and biographies.
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