2011 Community Report

You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s first ever online video community report entitled, “It’s All About You!”

Our 2011 theme is based on our commitment to making a difference in the lives of the people we serve. The report showcases several of the Library’s meaningful programs and services that enhance the quality of life for Detroiters of all ages.  Enjoy and please share!

Click here to view the online community report.

Click here to read a message from the Executive Director.

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