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Detroit Public Library art and architectural tour
The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and...
You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report...
Audrey Northington
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 49 years. This...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
 The performers we have lined up are: Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences ChoirDetroit...

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Today: May 23, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
Each week our morning story times highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
Participants will learn how to navigate and utilize computer software, basic Office Word skills and...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 3:00pm
One to one consultation regarding business financing and loans. Existing and new businesses can...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Learn why this holiday is important and make a craft to honor US soldiers. Children, Tweens &...
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The newly renovated Wilder Branch has re-opened...

Welcome home American Girl Doll Melody!

 

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The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art,...

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Special Collections

The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts was established in...
The Ernie Harwell Sports Collection began in 1966 when sportscaster Ernie Harwell made his initial...
Since 1948, the Detroit Public Library Rare Book Collection has acquired and preserved rare...

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Special Services

Resources for making career decisions, strategizing your job search, and finding job listings are available in the Technology, Literacy and Career (TLC) Center at the Main Library.

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

Learn to read or improve your reading skills at Main Library or the Parkman Branch. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Welcome to HYPE, the Detroit Public Library's Teen Center.

Library On Wheels (LOW) brings books and other reading materials, audiocassettes and information to Detroit's seniors and schools.

The Detroit Public Library now subscribes to OverDrive Digital Media, which provides access to eBooks and audiobooks on a wide variety of portable devices and e-readers.