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Phase One of a major landscaping project at the Duffield Branch was completed in August of this year. The project features the beautiful sculpture...
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08/20/14 Community Art Project

Community Art Project
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Children's Library

Express your creativity by making a sand art project. Join artist Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan to create multi colored- sand art book marks. Open to all ages.


Gail has led art workshops in a variety of mediums including tile, sand, paint, beads and more! She believes in the power of art to teach and heal, and has a strong commitment to the belief that every individual has the power to create!


08/06/14 Thank You

Thank you, Detroit!

On Tuesday, August 5, Detroit voters supported Proposal L, the renewal of the Detroit Public Library's dedicated 4.0 mills. The unofficial results posted by the Detroit Election Commission indicate the proposal received 52,877 "Yes" votes (75.05%) and 17,581 "No" votes (24.95%).


07/02/14 Nominate Your Favorite Author for Authors @ DPL

Read some good books lately?

Want to meet your favorite author here at DPL?

Let us know the author you would like to visit the DPL

Author’s Name: ________________________________________


Book Title: ____________________________________________


06/19/14 2014 Summer Reading

Join the 2014 Summer Reading Programs

Fizz Boom Read & Spark A Reaction

@ Your Local Branch Library

FUN Prizes and More!!!!!


06/05/14 Join the Summer Reading Challenge


06/05/14 2014 Park and Read Program Field Trips


05/29/14 Omar Offendum Visits the Detroit Public Library

Join us on Friday, May 30th, 6PM for the dynamic Syrian-American spoken word artist Omar Offendum at the Detroit Public Library.  In collaboration with the Arab American National Museum, Offendum will be introduced by Dr. Matthew Jaber Stiffler for this very special event. 

Omar Offendum has toured the world to promote his groundbreaking music and has been featured on several major news outlets, including ABC News, Aljazeera, PBS and the BBC.

To register for this event, please click on the following link:


04/22/14 Lives change @ your library

People across the country celebrated National Library Week, April 13 -19. This was the time to celebrate the contributions libraries and library staff make to their communities.  The library is the premier institution that encourages a love of reading, nurtures the inquisitive mind and spirit, supports information needs, and provides a place for community conversations and connections.


04/21/14 Ex - Library Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges


03/18/14 Money Smart Week

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014

Story Time Fun and Learning with Money: Money Smart Kids READ!
1:00-2:00 p.m.
Story time with stories and activities around money. Free “Berenstain Bears’ Trouble With Money” book for families to take home, while supplies last.
Jefferson Branch
12350 E. Outer Dr., Detroit, MI 48224
Sponsors: Library of Michigan, Michigan Credit Union League, Thomas Financial LLC


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Today: September 16, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
Want to read better?  Sign up with proliteracy for free tutoring.Monday – Thursday, 10 through...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:30am
Seasonal interactive songs, stories, and crafts for ages 3 to 5 years old.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
Current or classic movies shown on the big screen in the auditorium.
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