Detroit Library Commission

The Detroit Public Library is an independent, municipal corporation governed by a seven member Detroit Library Commission. Members are appointed by the Detroit Public Schools Board of Education. The seventh member, the current president of the Board of Education, is an ex-officio member.

Commissioners

Carole Jasper Quarterman, President
cejqman@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards, Vice-President
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Jean-Vierre Adams, Secretary
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Franklin G. Jackson
fjackson@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Judge Edward M. Thomas
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Patrice Merritt
pmerritt@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Herman Davis, Ex-Officio

2016 Meeting Dates

January 19, 2016
February 16, 2016
March 15, 2016
April 19, 2016
May 17, 2016

June 21, 2016
September 20, 2016
October 18, 2016
November 15, 2016
December 20, 2016

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Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

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Special Services

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.