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Once Upon a Time…

The history and the future of the Central Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

All the ways you can make an impact:

Give today and help the Library continue to expand learning, inspire creativity and connect our community.

Annual Fund

A powerful source of current-use, unrestricted funding that can be deployed to support the immediate needs of the Library.

Breuer Preservation Fund

Preserving, enhancing and expanding Central Library’s art and architecture.

Commemorative Gifts

Demonstrate your civic leadership to present and future generations; associate your name for all time with the branch of your choice; be recognized for generations to come by countless area residents as one who helped bring a new chapter of Grosse Pointe history to life.

Grosse Pointe Library Endowment

Permanent capital helps the Library plan for a stable and secure future. These endowed funds provide the Library with a reliable, on-going source of financial support.

Grosse Pointe Library Book Endowment

These endowed funds provide the Library with a reliable, on-going source of financial support for materials and additions to the collection.

Legacy Circle

Leave a legacy of your values and vision to the Library through naming the Grosse Pointe Library Foundation as a beneficiary of your will, retirement plan, life insurance policy, or other planned giving vehicle.

Gift Book Program

Honor someone special by designating funds to purchase a new book inscribed with a message to be added to the collection of your choice.

Masquerade for the Stacks Gala

The Grosse Pointe Library Foundation invites sponsors and guests to enjoy an elegant evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, plated dinner with wine, entertainment and an auction all in celebration of literacy and community.

Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library

The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is a member-supported organization that encourages literacy, lifelong learning, and the love of reading which stimulates interest in the Grosse Pointe Public Library.

“Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”

– Walter Cronkite