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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Library Lounge is a special happy hour for library lovers (and lovers to be) who like to...
Comic Book & Film Festival
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00am
Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts - MECCA presentsMECCAcon 2016Comic Book Convention...
Not Far From the Tree
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:00am
Author Talk
Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
Author Talk @ Main LibraryNathan Bomey "Detroit Resurrected"

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Today: August 25, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:30am
Participants will learn how to navigate and utilize computer software, basic Office Word skills and...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 11:00am
Easy stories finger play and songs for babies’ ages 0 - 3
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
 Open to those in need of “gently used” baby items ranging from clothes to shoes to formula...
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
The Detroit Public Library's TLC Center  presents Yoga with Claudette Bond, CSR.Claudette is a...
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Grades 3-12 -10:00 a.m. - 2:...

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

Shakespeare’s First Folio, first published in 1623, is one of the world’s...

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The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Until further notice, in-person service at the National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) is by...
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.