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Detroit Public Library art and architectural tour
The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and...
The Affair Group
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
Comic Book & Film Festival
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts (MECCA) 
 SUMMER READING PROGRAMS Keep track of the books and time spent reading to earn prizes!Earn...
In Partnership with the Detroit 67 Project
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
Our informal networking series for arts and culture insiders is back, presented in partnership with...

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Today: June 29, 2017
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
Our informal networking series for arts and culture insiders is back, presented in partnership with...
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Get on out into the fresh air and sunshine as we take the Summer Reading Program on a road trip....
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:30am
Our weekly storytime features an activity or craft which fits the theme of each week's story.
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Special Collections

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.