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Phase One of a major landscaping project at the Duffield Branch was completed in August of this year. The project features the beautiful sculpture...
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The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and collections of the Main Library. Free, one hour...
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Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!
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We'd love to hear your feedback on the Detroit Public Library's new website.
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01/12/18 Celebrate African-American History Month

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Programs for Every Age

Celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. this January at one more of these Detroit Public Library programs.

 


01/10/18 Please take our Survey

The Detroit Public Library is planning for the future! The Library is in the process of developing a new strategic plan to guide its actions in the coming years. This survey is a part of that effort. The survey takes about 5-7 minutes to complete. Please help us make YOUR Library the best that it can be by sharing your opinions and ideas! Thanks!


01/02/18 Explore Our New Website!

We'd love to hear your feedback on the Detroit Public Library's new website.


12/04/17 ARISE DETROIT! THE CITY, THE HEART, THE HOPE

YOU’RE INVITED TO THE FREE PUBLIC PREMIER OF THE DOCUMENTARY: ARISE DETROIT! THE CITY, THE HEART, THE HOPE
Produced by award-winning director Jeffrey Miller

WHEN: SUNDAY, DEC. 17, 2 P.M.-4 P.M.

WHERE: MAIN BRANCH, DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
5201 WOODWARD, DETROIT, MI 48202

WHAT YOU’LL SEE: AN INSPIRING LOOK AT RESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS WHO ARE WORKING TO TRANSFORM THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS.


11/30/17 Noel Night

Saturday, December 2, 2017

5:00 - 9:00 p.m.


10/10/17 Take Me Out to the Opera

Take Me Out to the Opera “The Summer King”

November 1, 2017

5:00-8:00 p.m.


“Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit Tigers and the Detroit Public Library honor Negro League’s Josh Gibson, other greats”

 

Josh Gibson is finally going to get his due.   

 


09/22/17 ProjectArt @ the Detroit Public Library

Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual art classes. Students create a new project each week.

 

Pre-registration is required at the library or online at:


09/14/17 Dlectricity is Back @ the Detroit Public Library

09/01/17 Authors @ the Detroit Public Library Series

 

November Author Visits 

 


08/09/17 Sunday Family Fundays

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Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!


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Today: January 24, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30am
The goal of this class is to teach intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and Microsoft Word, Excel,...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:00am
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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.