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07/02/14 Nominate Your Favorite Author for Authors @ DPL

Read some good books lately?

Want to meet your favorite author here at DPL?

Let us know the author you would like to visit the DPL

Author’s Name: ________________________________________


Book Title: ____________________________________________


06/19/14 2014 Summer Reading

Join the 2014 Summer Reading Programs

Fizz Boom Read & Spark A Reaction

@ Your Local Branch Library

FUN Prizes and More!!!!!


06/05/14 Join the Summer Reading Challenge


06/05/14 2014 Park and Read Program Field Trips


05/29/14 Omar Offendum Visits the Detroit Public Library

Join us on Friday, May 30th, 6PM for the dynamic Syrian-American spoken word artist Omar Offendum at the Detroit Public Library.  In collaboration with the Arab American National Museum, Offendum will be introduced by Dr. Matthew Jaber Stiffler for this very special event. 

Omar Offendum has toured the world to promote his groundbreaking music and has been featured on several major news outlets, including ABC News, Aljazeera, PBS and the BBC.

To register for this event, please click on the following link:


04/22/14 Lives change @ your library

People across the country celebrated National Library Week, April 13 -19. This was the time to celebrate the contributions libraries and library staff make to their communities.  The library is the premier institution that encourages a love of reading, nurtures the inquisitive mind and spirit, supports information needs, and provides a place for community conversations and connections.


04/21/14 Ex - Library Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges


03/18/14 Money Smart Week

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

Story Time Fun and Learning with Money: Money Smart Kids READ!
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Story time with stories and activities around money. Free “Berenstain Bears’ Trouble With Money” book for families to take home, while supplies last.
Jefferson Branch
12350 E. Outer Dr., Detroit, MI 48224
Sponsors: Library of Michigan, Michigan Credit Union League, Thomas Financial LLC


03/03/14 POETIC VOICES of the MUSLIM WORLD

All events take place at the Main Library located in Midtown Detroit

Detroit Public Library - Main Library

5201 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, MI 48202

313-481-1339

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 – 1:00 PM

Words of Praise: the Qasida with Dr. Michael Sells with  Amir ElSaffar and Safaafir 


02/12/14 2014 African American Booklist

The Detroit Public Library, encouraged by the positive response to this annual publication, continues the tradition of the African American Booklist for 2014 and beyond. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or about African Americans. This booklist includes works of fiction and nonfiction for adults, children and young adults reviewed and recommended by librarians of the Detroit Public Library.


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Today: July 30, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
"Do you have computer questions?  We have answers.  Meet with staff for individual...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 12:30pm
 Join us and learn the basics about genealogical searching 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:00pm
Short one on one or small group tutorials with open computer questions. Call or visit the library...
All ages
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:30pm
Listen to stories about balloons and do balloon projects. 
Ages 6-13
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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.

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