Detroit Library Commission

The Detroit Public Library is an independent, municipal corporation governed by a seven member Detroit Library Commission. Members are appointed by the Detroit Public Schools Board of Education. The seventh member, the current president of the Board of Education, is an ex-officio member.

Commissioners

Gregory Hicks, President
gregoryhicks@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Carole Quarterman, Vice-President
cejqman@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Russell Bellant, Secretary
russbellant@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Judge Edward M. Thomas
ethomas743@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Franklin G. Jackson
fjackson@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards
vedwards@detroitpubliclibrary.org

LaMar Lemmons, Ex-Officio

2014 Meeting Dates

January 21, 2014
February 18, 2014
March 18, 2014
April 15, 2014
May 20, 2014

June 17, 2014
September 16, 2014
October 21, 2014
November 18, 2014
December 16, 2014

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Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

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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...
Adults
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
Decorate Easter Eggs and learn about the symbolism of the Egg in different cultures.Check out our...
Children, Tweens, and Teens
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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.

Learn to read or improve your reading skills. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

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.