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Today: February 27, 2015
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 10:30am
Short one on one or small group tutorials with open computer questions. All
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:30am
Want to play chess?  Want to learn chess?  Join our Open Chess Sessions.  Our...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:30am
The Redford Book Club is meeting at Chaney while Redford is undergoing renovations. Join this...
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 12:00pm
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The Detroit Public Library (DPL) launched its newly digitized collections...

Borrow free digital videos, movies, music and audiobooks with your Detroit...

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

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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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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.

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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.