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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...
Exhibits at the Galleria Please come and explore our 2 new exhibits located in the Galleria...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:00pm
Photographs are cherished part of any family history. They compose a story of our lives that we...

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Today: December 8, 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:15am
Each week our morning Storytime’s highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:30am
Preschoolers and parents or caregivers can stretch into yoga basics with Andrew Simmons. Parent/...
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am
For Middle school students with a serious interest in art and strong family support.  This...
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:15am
Meet with staff for individual tutoring sessions. Walk Ins welcome!
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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...
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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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.