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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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You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report entitled, “Libraries Transform” Our 2014-15 theme is...
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Come into the Main Library this month for a free bookmark and enter for a chance to win to see Disney’s hit musical!
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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!


11/18/16 Exhibits at the Galleria

Exhibits at the Galleria 

Please come and explore our 2 new exhibits located in the Galleria Exhibit Room.

Artistic Expressions Gallery: SuVon and Siana Treece


11/09/16 Community Report-Fiscal Years 2014-15

You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report entitled, “Libraries Transform”

Our 2014-15 theme is based on our commitment to making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. The report showcases several of the Library’s meaningful programs and services that enhance the quality of life for Detroiters of all ages.  Enjoy and please share!

Click here to view the online community report.


08/26/16 American Girl Doll Melody Detroit Launch Video

Welcome home American Girl Doll Melody!

 

 


04/28/16 WCCCD's Chancellor Reading Carnival for Children

Saturday, May 21, 2016

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

WCCCD Downtown Campus

1001 W. Fort Street

Detroit, MI 48226

 

 

Join the fun and discover the wonderful world of books at the WCCCD's Chancellor Reading Carnival for Children. For more information, call 313.496.2704.


04/27/16 Used Book Sale

Great books at great prices!
Join us for the Spring Book Sale and stock up on some reading material. Prices from $1 to $5 with some exceptions.


04/04/16 April System Wide Event Listing

Looking for some cool activities in your neighborhood this month?


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Today: January 21, 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 10:30am
Need to learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills....
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
This Adult/teen discussion group is open to anyone who enjoys reading a good book. Titles will be...
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Learn how machinery works by taking it apart.  Ages 8 – 18
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Each week our morning storytimes highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
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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.