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Phase One of a major landscaping project at the Duffield Branch was completed in August of this year. The project features the beautiful sculpture...
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The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and collections of the Main Library. Free, one hour...
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DPL on the QLine@ Ferry and Warren Avenue StationsMain Library5201 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI 48202313-481-1300 
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Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!Beginning Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Detroit Public Library will restore Sunday service at...
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08/09/17 Sunday Family Fundays

Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!

Beginning Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Detroit Public Library will restore Sunday service at Main Library. Sunday hours were discontinued in 1981 as a result of budget cuts.


07/21/17 DPL on the QLine

DPL on the QLine

@ Ferry and Warren Avenue Stations


Main Library

5201 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, MI 48202

313-481-1300

 


06/08/17 2017 FREE Summer Learning Programs

 

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

Keep track of the books and time spent reading to earn prizes!

Earn extra points toward prizes by participating in Library programs and events!

 

Register/Sign in to your Reading Log


03/17/17 2017 African American Booklist

The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 49 years. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or about African Americans. The works of fiction and nonfiction for adults, children and young adults were reviewed and recommended by librarians of the Detroit Public Library. 


02/14/17 The 13th Amendment Program

 


02/13/17 Detroit Public Library Unveils Newly Renovated Divie B. Duffield Branch

The free re-opening & ribbon-cutting celebration is scheduled for  Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ Noon


01/12/17 Detroit PBS KIDS Character Breakfast

Join Detroit Public Television for a special character Meet & Greet and a look at our NEW Detroit PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel ThursdayJanuary 26&n


01/09/17 Enter to win free Lion King Tickets!

Come into the Main Library this month for a free bookmark and enter for a chance to win to see Disney’s hit musical!

Lion King Tickets


12/01/16 44th Noel Night

 


11/29/16 Wilder Branch Grand Re-opening

The newly renovated Wilder Branch has re-opened! Come by and see what's new!


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Today: August 17, 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:00pm
Relax, refresh, renew through yoga with Ms. Cora. Please bring your own mat.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:15pm
Individual and/or group instruction from the basics to more advanced classes. All ages- Call one...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:30pm
Let’s get cooking! All ages welcome, but children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. We will...
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
Journey to different countries each week through stories and games or crafts. Collect pictures from...
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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.