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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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 SUMMER READING PROGRAMS Keep track of the books and time spent reading to earn prizes!Earn extra points toward prizes by participating in...
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06/08/17 2017 FREE Summer Learning Programs

 

SUMMER READING PROGRAMS

Keep track of the books and time spent reading to earn prizes!

Earn extra points toward prizes by participating in Library programs and events!

 

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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.


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Today: June 22, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
Our informal networking series for arts and culture insiders is back, presented in partnership with...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 10:00am
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:00am
For individuals with little to no computer experience. This class will cover the basic parts of a...
Friday, June 23, 2017 - 11:30am
Learn how to use spreadsheets, charts, and formulas.Adults
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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.