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Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
70th Anniversary Lecture Series
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection is part of the Detroit Public Library’s Special Collections...
A documentary produced by Anthony Brogdon
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 3:00pm
Free community screening of "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs"
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...

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Today: November 21, 2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:30am
Learn to start an ancestry search online and build your family tree using the library's online...
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:30am
Short ‘One on One’ or small group tutorials with open computer questions. Call or visit the library...
All Ages
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 11:00am
Join Sensei Bolden and his instructors for martial arts instruction
ages 5+
Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 11:30am
Want to play chess?  Want to learn chess?  Join our Open Chess Sessions.  Our...
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The 50th year of Junior Great Books at the Detroit Public Library...

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

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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.

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