The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library’s Special Collections Department and is located on the third floor of the Main Library.
For more information, please call (313) 481-1397 or
visit us at http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/featuredcollection/e-azalia-hackley-collection 
Lectures are free and open to the public.
Jimi Hendrix: Purple Haze
Wednesday, April 30, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will analyze the life of this Rock & Roll guitar legend.
James Brown: Soul Brother Number 1
Wednesday, June 11, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will focus on the life of the Godfather of Soul.
Jazz Giants: John Coltrane
Wednesday, August 27, 6:00 p.m.
The lecture will explore the musical legacy of John Coltrane.
Ike & Tina Turner: A Fool in Love
Wednesday, September 17, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will look at the musical careers of this powerful singing duo.
Bob Marley & the Reggae Revolution
Wednesday, November 12, 6:00 p.m.
This lecture will focus on Bob Marley and the legacy of Reggae Music.
Hackley Collection Annual Open House on Noel Night
Saturday, December 6, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The Detroit Public Library
The Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation