Internet Training - The Internet Explained


Overview of the Internet including a brief history, explanation of how
things work online, types of items/information available, how information is presented
(i.e., text, video, audio, copyright, links, etc.), how to find information online, explanation
of browser tool bar. Prerequisite: Basic Computer Skills. Pre-registration required.


Catalog & Database Search

Catalog Search
Search books, movies, games and other library materials.

Database Search
Search newspaper, magazine and journal articles.

Catalog Search 

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Today: September 4, 2015
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
Board games, crafts, holiday and seasonal movies. All ages
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
During Open Labs all Students who are currently registered for computer classes at Parkman may use...
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 1:00pm
Learn to type or advance your existing keyboarding skills. Adults
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:30am
Tuesdays, Thursdays, September 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 29 10:30-12:00pm    Participants...
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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.