Detroit Library Commission

The Detroit Public Library is an independent, municipal corporation governed by a seven member Detroit Library Commission. Members are appointed by the Detroit Public Schools Board of Education. The seventh member, the current president of the Board of Education, is an ex-officio member.

Commissioners

Gregory Hicks, President
gregoryhicks@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Carole Quarterman, Vice-President
cejqman@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Russell Bellant, Secretary
russbellant@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Judge Edward M. Thomas
ethomas743@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Franklin G. Jackson
fjackson@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards
vedwards@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Herman Davis, Ex-Officio

2015 Meeting Dates

January 20, 2015
February 17, 2015
March 17, 2015
April 21, 2015
May 19, 2015

June 16, 2015
September 15, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 17, 2015
December 15, 2015

Committee and Special Commission Meetings

 

Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

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Today: December 22, 2014
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 4:00pm
Create a one of a kind gingerbread charm bracelet to gift or wear.  All Ages.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 10:30am
"Do you have computer questions?  We have answers.  Meet with staff for individual...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 12:00pm
Short ‘One on One’ or small group tutorials with open computer questions. Call or visit the...
All Ages
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 2:00pm
 Join us for a newly released G or PG Movie. All ages welcome. Refreshments
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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. 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.