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October Events
October Author Visits  Ilyasah ShabazzSaturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.
Good Books, Great Food & Fun!
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:30pm
“The Summer King”
Take Me Out to the Opera “The Summer King”November 1, 20175:00-8:00 p.m.“Michigan Opera Theatre,...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
THE FREE WAYNE COUNTY CHILD SUPPORT HELP PROGRAM

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Today: October 23, 2017
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:30pm
For individuals who have very little or no computer skills. Participants will learn the parts of...
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:30pm
Enjoy great read alouds, songs, finger plays and crafts at this library time dedicated to babies...
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:30pm
Join us for an ongoing class in the visual arts for youth ages 8-11.Tweens
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
Learn how to make smart financial decisions in your day-to-day life. This group will meet for 6...
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Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual...

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

Take Me Out to the Opera “The Summer King...

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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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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.