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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11/19/15 Crown City

10/28/15 Detroit Public Library’s Wilder Branch Temporarily Closing for Renovations

The Detroit Public Library (DPL) will close the Wilder Branch Library, located at 7140 E.

10/05/15 November System Wide Event Listing

Looking for some cool activities in your neighborhood this month?

09/21/15 2015 Book Lovers Buffet

“Detroit Loves to Read!! What is Your Favorite Must-Read Book?”

09/11/15 Interactive Workshops September 23 & 30

Main Library Presents


Ethics is Your Business

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

An interactive workshop for the business owner, executive and manager to strengthen your leadership skills and grow your business.

Featuring former U.S. Attorney, Wayne County Executive & Judge and author of Do The Right Thing: Make Ethics Your Brand & Attorney in Private Practice, Jeffrey G. Collins.

09/09/15 50th Anniversary of Broadside Press: A Community Celebration

Broadside Press 50th Anniversary Celebration

A Legacy of Literary Excellence

Friday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.

Detroit Main Library - Main Library 

09/01/15 September System Wide Event Listing

Looking for some cool activities in your neighborhood this month?

07/31/15 Bookmobile 75th Anniversary Celebrations

Detroit Public Library Bookmobile 75th Anniversary Celebrations


Join us for fun in the sun as we celebrate 75 years of the Detroit Public Library Bookmobile.  To mark the occasion, the Bookmobile wants to celebrate with you at the Eastern Market and the Detroit Riverwalk. Bring the whole family out to celebrate with us as we continue our commitment of serving you!


07/24/15 Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts

06/03/15 Book Lovers Survey

Question: What is the one book (only one), which you would describe as a must-read?


Please share your answer via our web site or submission card! 


To submit via our web site, please click on the following link: or

fill out a submission card at any location & drop into a submission box.


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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.