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

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

Jean-Vierre Adams, Vice-President
jadams@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Victoria Inniss-Edwards, Secretary
vedwards@detroitpubliclibrary.org

Russ Bellant

Cassandra Smith Gray

Dr. Iris Taylor, Ex-Officio

2018 Meeting Dates

January 16, 2018
February 20, 2018
March 20, 2018
April 17, 2018
May 15, 2018

June 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
October 16, 2018
November 20, 2018
December 18, 2018

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Minutes of the Detroit Library Commission Meetings

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Today: January 20, 2018
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Receive 30 minutes of individual, uninterrupted help with the computer topic of your choice. Focus...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am
For Middle school students with a serious interest in art and strong family support. This workshop...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Accounting Aid Society Free 2017 Income Tax Preparation(To be held in Old Children’s Dept., use...
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Introduction to Computers and Internet, Job Searching, Resume Help, Introduction to Microsoft Word...
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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.