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

Carole Jasper Quarterman, President
cejqman@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards, Vice-President
vedwards@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Jean-Vierre Adams, Secretary
jadams@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Franklin G. Jackson
fjackson@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Judge Edward M. Thomas
ethomas743@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Patrice Merritt
pmerritt@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

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Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

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Today: August 28, 2015
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:15am
 (Ages 4-5 years old) Join us for some stories, song and music! Sign up for Rangerland “...
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:30am
Learn advanced email functions and applications, including attachments, messenger functions,...
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:00am
 Accustom yourself to the online bookmarking service to keep all of your favorite websites in...
Friday, August 28, 2015 - 1:00pm
Summer lunches available for youth. children, tweens, teen
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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.