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Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual art classes. Students...
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Grammy Winning Jazz Artist Playing this Saturday ONLY!
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Grammy Award winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor’s lyrical and melodic improvisational style displays a...

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Today: December 13, 2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Grammy Award winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor’s lyrical and melodic improvisational style displays a...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30am
Schedule a storytime at your location . Please call at least one week in advance and ask for the...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 10:30am
Learn basic computer skills including how to operate a mouse. Teens, adults, seniors
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
Learn how to search for places, read reviews, view photos, and get directions.
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Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual...

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

YOU’RE INVITED TO THE FREE PUBLIC PREMIER OF THE DOCUMENTARY: ARISE...

Saturday, December 2, 2017

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

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The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
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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