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

Franklin Jackson, President
fjackson@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Judge Edward M. Thomas, Vice-President
ethomas743@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Jean-Vierre Adams, Secretary
jadams@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards
vedwards@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Russ Bellant

Cassandra Smith Gray

Dr. Iris Taylor, Ex-Officio

2017 Meeting Dates

January 17, 2017
February 21, 2017
March 21, 2017
April 18, 2017
May 16, 2017

June 20, 2017
September 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
November 21, 2017
December 19, 2017

Committee and Special Commission Meetings

 

Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Calendar

Today: September 25, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
Learn how machinery works by taking it apart. Ages 8 - 18
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
This Adult/teen discussion group is open to anyone who enjoys reading a good book. Titles will be...
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:30pm
Come and learn mediation for inner peace, spiritual awakening and joy.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:00am
Learn to use computers and improve your skills using assistive technology. Keyboard instruction is...
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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.