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Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
70th Anniversary Lecture Series
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library’s Special Collections...
Not Far From the Tree
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 1:00pm
Dale Rich & Dr. Wallace Peace
The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...

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Today: September 16, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
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Seasonal interactive songs, stories, and crafts for ages 3 to 5 years old.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
Current or classic movies shown on the big screen in the auditorium.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 6:00pm
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The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts was established in...
The Ernie Harwell Sports Collection began in 1966 when sportscaster Ernie Harwell made his initial...
Since 1948, the Detroit Public Library Rare Book Collection has acquired and preserved rare...

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