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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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You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report entitled, “Libraries Transform” Our 2014-15 theme is...
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The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 49 years. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or...
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03/17/17 2017 African American Booklist

The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 49 years. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or about African Americans. The works of fiction and nonfiction for adults, children and young adults were reviewed and recommended by librarians of the Detroit Public Library. 


02/14/17 The 13th Amendment Program

 


02/13/17 Detroit Public Library Unveils Newly Renovated Divie B. Duffield Branch

The free re-opening & ribbon-cutting celebration is scheduled for  Saturday, February 18, 2017 @ Noon


01/12/17 Detroit PBS KIDS Character Breakfast

Join Detroit Public Television for a special character Meet & Greet and a look at our NEW Detroit PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel ThursdayJanuary 26&n


01/09/17 Enter to win free Lion King Tickets!

Come into the Main Library this month for a free bookmark and enter for a chance to win to see Disney’s hit musical!

Lion King Tickets


12/01/16 44th Noel Night

 


11/29/16 Wilder Branch Grand Re-opening

The newly renovated Wilder Branch has re-opened! Come by and see what's new!


11/18/16 Exhibits at the Galleria

Exhibits at the Galleria 

Please come and explore our 2 new exhibits located in the Galleria Exhibit Room.

Artistic Expressions Gallery: SuVon and Siana Treece


11/09/16 Community Report-Fiscal Years 2014-15

You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report entitled, “Libraries Transform”

Our 2014-15 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.


08/26/16 American Girl Doll Melody Detroit Launch Video

Welcome home American Girl Doll Melody!

 

 


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