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Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be covered.

Introduction to Computers on Monday, April 22 at 10:30am

Introduction to ComputersBeginners

Today at 12:30pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Monday, April 22 at 12:30pm

After School Learning Support

Today at 4pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Tutoring

Build your learning skills and get homework help. Program provided by Hartmann-Eton Center for Teaching and Learning. Registration required.

After School Learning Support on Monday, April 22 at 4:00pm

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Today at 4pm
Redford

  • Location: Redford
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join our ever-growing group of yarn enthusiasts for a fun time sharing projects and sharing lives.

Knitting and Crocheting Club on Monday, April 22 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt

Today at 4pm
Campbell

  • Location: Campbell
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

FREE Art classes for kids of all ages.

ProjectArt on Monday, April 22 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt: Teen EditionAges 13-17

Today at 5:15pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 5:15pm - 6:15pm
  • Age Group: Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Join us for an ongoing class in the visual arts for youth ages 13-17.Register at Reference Desk

ProjectArt: Teen Edition on Monday, April 22 at 5:15pm

Heuristics Men’s Book Club

Today at 6pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

A warm intellectually stimulating environment where all educational levels of men can actively participate in. All are welcome to attend.

Heuristics Men’s Book Club on Monday, April 22 at 6:00pm

aRT in the "D"

Today at 6pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: April 22nd Mon
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Aspiring artists learn painting and drawing concepts. Local Detroit artist Walter Bailey will offer art classes for adults. Classes are free. Sign up in the branch or call to reserve your spot.

aRT in the "D" on Monday, April 22 at 6:00pm

Basic Computer Skills

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn to check spelling and grammar, copy and paste, organize files, and browse the Internet. Introduction to Computers or teacher approval is required. Registration is required for this 4 week class.

Basic Computer Skills on Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30am

StorytimeHeadstart and Daycare Outreach

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Toddlers, Children
  • Event Category: Storytime
Storytime on Tuesday, April 23 at 10:30am

Insurance In Your Golden YearsWhat Seniors Need To Know

Tomorrow at 12pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Business and Finance

Find out about common insurance products and offers helpful tips and information specific to senior citizens. Presented by Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS).

Insurance In Your Golden Years on Tuesday, April 23 at 12:00pm

Cyber Seniors

Tomorrow at 12pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Seniors
  • Event Category: Computers

Grandparents and seniors 50 and older meet twice a week to learn computer, tablet, and smartphone skills. Pre-registration is required for this 10 week program.

Cyber Seniors on Tuesday, April 23 at 12:00pm

Introduction to Gmail

Tomorrow at 2pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:45pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Get the most out of your Google account with Mail, Maps, storage and PLENTY of things to make your life easier!

Introduction to Gmail on Tuesday, April 23 at 2:00pm

Homework Help

Tomorrow at 4pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Tutoring

Build your learning skills and get homework help. Program provided by Hartmann-Eton Center for Teaching and Learning. Registration required.

Homework Help on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:00pm

Money Smart for Kids

Tomorrow at 4pm
Franklin

  • Location: Franklin
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Money Smart

Learn to make your own snacks to save money and get a free book!

Money Smart for Kids on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:00pm

Free Violin Classes

Tomorrow at 4:15pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Music

Learn to play the violin. Instruments are provided & registration and parent participation required.

Free Violin Classes on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:15pm

Crochet Circle

Tomorrow at 6:30pm
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: April 23rd Tue
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Meet with others who love to crochet or learn a new skill.

Crochet Circle on Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30pm

Introduction to ComputersAdvanced

April 24th at 10:30am
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Intermediate skills for Windows PC’s and basic Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint will be covered.

Introduction to Computers on Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30am

Toddler Story Time

April 24th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Toddlers
  • Event Category: Storytime

Storytime is from 10:30-11:00 a.m. Play and snack time is from 11:00 a.m.-Noon Enter through small door near Cass circular drive that opens at 10:00 a.m.

Toddler Story Time on Wednesday, April 24 at 10:30am

Adult Book Clubfor LBPH

April 24th at 1pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Book Club meets on the 4th Wednesday. Call or attend to receive a digital copy of the books. Light refreshments provided. Registration required.

Adult Book Club on Wednesday, April 24 at 1:00pm

Studio Sessions

April 24th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for one hour recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Wednesday, April 24 at 3:00pm

ProjectArtSession C

April 24th at 4pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

FREE art classes for kids taught by real artists. Space is limited to 20 participants. Registration required!

ProjectArt on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00pm

Project Art

April 24th at 4pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Sign up today for Project Art! Learn from a local artist how to tap into your creativity.

Project Art on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00pm

Art with Ms. Elise

April 24th at 4pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Get creative and express yourself with our after school art classes

Art with Ms. Elise on Wednesday, April 24 at 4:00pm

Coloring for Adults

April 24th at 5pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Recreation

No longer just for kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. Coloring has therapeutic potential to reduce anxiety, create focus or bring about more mindfulness.

Coloring for Adults on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:00pm

ProjectArt: Kid EditionAges 5-7

April 24th at 5:15pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 5:15pm - 6:15pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join us for an ongoing class in the visual arts for youth ages 5-7.Register at the Reference Desk.

ProjectArt: Kid Edition on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:15pm

Stephen Mack Jones

April 24th at 5:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Author Events

Stephen Mack Jones is a published poet, award-winning playwright. Stephen’s first adult fiction book, August Snow, was named a ‘2018 Michigan Notable Book’ by the Library of Michigan.

Stephen Mack Jones on Wednesday, April 24 at 5:30pm

Charreah K. Jackson

April 24th at 6pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Author Events

Charreah K. Jackson serves as an international love and success coach.

Charreah K. Jackson on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:00pm

Motor City Tai Chi

April 24th at 6:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 24th Wed
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Wellness

Please join this class to learn about the benefits of Tai Chi! At the end of the class, you will experience improved concentration, increased self-confidence, improved heath & coordination.

Motor City Tai Chi on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30pm

Read to the Librarian

April 25th at 12pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: April 25th Thu
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Storytime

Children and young adults will read a book of their choice to the librarian.

Read to the Librarian on Thursday, April 25 at 12:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

April 25th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 25th Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for 30-minute recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Thursday, April 25 at 3:00pm

Introduction to Computers

April 25th at 4pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: April 25th Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Thursday, April 25 at 4:00pm

Crochet Circle

April 25th at 6:30pm
Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: April 25th Thu
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Meet with others who love to crochet or learn a new skill.

Crochet Circle on Thursday, April 25 at 6:30pm

The DPL Galleria

The DPL Galleria is a community-driven art gallery located within our Popular Library department at Main Library. The main objective of the gallery space is to showcase local artistic talent, whether well-known or virtually unknown. We want to highlight the creative, diverse and talented artists that Detroit has to offer. The best part is that all of our exhibitions are free and open to the public!

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Celebrate National Library Week

National Library Week (April 7th - 13th) is an exciting opportunity for library supporters and libraries of all types to raise awareness of their value and impact in their communities. Libraries provide a public space where all community members, regardless of age, culture or income level, can come together to connect and learn.

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