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The Detroit Public Library, encouraged by the positive response to this annual publication,...
 Comerica, Detroit Public Library kick off 15th year of Java & Jazz with Detroit's own...
The Detroit Public Library 150th Anniversary Celebration Year of Events Continue …
 Poetry in Midtown - Main Library   Dr. Naomi Long Madgett March 31, 2015   6:00 p.m...
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...

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Today: March 29, 2015
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:30pm
One-on-one or small group lessons  in basic computer skills.  
Adults
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
One-on-one or small group tutorial for basic computer uses. 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 9:00am
Students from public and region schools battle in the corrected answers compete highest number of...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 10:30am
Please call at least one week ahead  for  a Storytimeat your  location.Ask  for...
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The Detroit Public Library (DPL) launched its newly digitized collections...

Borrow free digital videos, movies, music and audiobooks with your Detroit...

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

You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s...

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The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Until further notice, in-person service at the National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) is by...
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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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!

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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.