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Detroit Public Library art and architectural tour
The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art, architecture and...
You are invited to spend a few moments viewing the Detroit Public Library’s community report...
The Arts & Crafts Movement in Clay - Old Fine Arts
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Come into the Main Library this month for a free bookmark and enter for a chance to win to see...
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 10:30am
Join Detroit Public Television for a special character Meet & Greet and a look at our NEW ...

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Today: January 21, 2017
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:00am
Girls read and discuss a book and have a snack. Child
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:00am
Join us as we discuss Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 11:00am
The Hubbard Book Club meets on the 3rd Saturday of the month from September through May from 11:00...
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
Make a snowman with cookies and marshmallows. Ages 6-13
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The newly renovated Wilder Branch has re-opened...

Welcome home American Girl Doll Melody!

 

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The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art,...

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Special Collections

The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Until further notice, in-person service at the National Automotive History Collection (NAHC) is by...
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.