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HYPE Teen Center at the Detroit Public Library
Welcome to HYPE, the Detroit Public Library's Teen Center.
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Ask-A-Librarian service is designed to provide brief, factual answers to your reference questions via e-mail, chat or by phone.

Calling All Book Clubs

The Detroit Public Library would like to support your book club.  Please contact any branch library if you are looking for a comfortable meeting location, book swaps or special events.

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.

Invest in your future by improving your computer skills with free computer classes! Classes are held at the Main Library Technology, Literacy and Career Center (TLC) and at all branches.

It is the policy of the Detroit Public Library (DPL) to respond to all customer service issues and concerns in a forthright, sensitive and timely manner.  Please complete and submit the form below.  A Detroit Public Library representative will contact you within 48 hours of receipt of the completed form.

Customers wishing to obtain newspaper articles from any of the major Detroit newspapers have three options:

Learn to read or improve your reading skills. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

The Detroit Public Library is a member of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and has served the federal information needs of the metropolitan Detroit area since 1868.  The library maintains a large collection of federal documents in print and online formats.

Welcome to HYPE, the Detroit Public Library's Teen Center.

The resources of the Detroit Public Library are available through the interlibrary loan services of participating libraries.

Library On Wheels (LOW) brings books and other reading materials, audiocassettes and information to Detroit's seniors and schools.

Customers wishing to obtain death notices or obituaries from any of the major Detroit newspapers have three options:

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.

The Detroit Public Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Space Rental

The Main Library is currently unavailable for rental. Some branch libraries have rooms available for community use; inquire at the individual location. There is a charge for room rental. Rooms must be reserved at least 4-6 weeks for most events.

An adult learning center -- our welcoming point for customers in need of computer skills, literacy, or employment information.

TIP

TIP (The Information Place) is a free community information and referral service that helps people find answers to the problems of everyday living. Librarians link individuals to agencies and local nonprofit organizations that offer services such as emergency food, health care, support groups, and parenting education.

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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.

Learn to read or improve your reading skills. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

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.