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Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
70th Anniversary Lecture Series
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library’s Special Collections...
All events take place at the Main Library located in Midtown DetroitDetroit Public Library - Main...
Ed Stone
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm
Ernie Harwell Collection at the Detroit Public Library
The Ernie Harwell Sports Collection began in 1966 when sportscaster Ernie Harwell made his initial...

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Today: April 16, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:30am
Contact the library to schedule a storytime visit from the children's librarian. Please call at...
Preschool children
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 11:00am
Knitting activity sponsored by the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Call 313-...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
A professionally trained, volunteer instructor affiliated with Motor City learning Lab will cover...
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Decorate Easter Eggs and learn about the symbolism of the Egg in different cultures.Check out our...
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The Detroit Public Library, encouraged by the positive response to this...

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

Join us on Saturday, October 19, 2013, 3PM as we honor the legacy of former...

Check out the Detroit Public Library as we grace the cover of Hour Magazine'...

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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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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.