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Detroit Public Library art and architectural tour
The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and...
Comic Book & Film Festival
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:00am
Midwest Ethnic Convention for Comics and Arts (MECCA) 
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...
Hosted by Detroit Sound Conservancy
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Produced by Detroit Sound Conservancy and hawk mediaSponsored by Detroit Public Library An...

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Today: August 23, 2017
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00pm
Produced by Detroit Sound Conservancy and hawk mediaSponsored by Detroit Public Library An...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Each week our morning storytimes highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:30am
Our weekly storytime features an activity or craft which fits the theme of each week's story....
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Exercise your brain and learn how to code. Participants must attend all dates and call or visit the...
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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.