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Detroit Public Library art and architectural tour
The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and...
DPL on the QLine@ Ferry and Warren Avenue StationsMain Library5201 Woodward AvenueDetroit, MI...
Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!Beginning Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Detroit...
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October Author Visits  Denene MillnerSunday, October 8 at 2:00 p.m.

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Today: September 20, 2017
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:15am
Work on a project or learn more about computers in a relaxed setting one-on-one with an instructor...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Schedule a storytime at your location Please call at least one week in advance and ask for the...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Join us for stories, finger play and songs. Walk-ins welcomed!!! Ages 2-5.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 10:30am
The goal of this class is to teach general, beginning skills for Window’s PC’s and Microsoft Word.
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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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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.