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Advance Computer Class

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Chase

  • Location: Chase
  • Date: May 23rd Wed
  • Time: 10:30am - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

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

Advance Computer Class on Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30am

Book Club

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Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: May 23rd 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.

Book Club on Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00pm

Book ClubLibrary for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: May 23rd Wed
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Book Clubs

Book Club meets 4th Tuesday of the month. Two books are discussed at each meeting. Call or attend to receive a digital copy of the books to be discussed. Light refreshments.

Book Club on Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00pm

Studio Sessions

Today at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: May 23rd Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • 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 Wednesday, May 23 at 3:00pm

ProjectArt

Today at 4pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: May 23rd Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join us for free art classes, taught by real artists! All that is required is that you show up ready to learn how to draw. All art supplies provided. Limited to 15 children.

ProjectArt on Wednesday, May 23 at 4:00pm

IBEW Electrician Apprenticeship Informational

Today at 5pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: May 23rd Wed
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Job Skills

Young Adults (ages 17-21), please join us, Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 from 5 pm - 7 pm for an IBEW Electricians Apprenticeship Informational. Participants should bring mock resumes.

IBEW Electrician Apprenticeship Informational on Wednesday, May 23 at 5:00pm

Baby Massage in Spanish

Tomorrow at 10am
Campbell

  • Location: Campbell
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

Do you want your baby to sleep better, reduce crying and fussiness, improve her/his health, and bond with you? Learn how to give your baby a massage!

Baby Massage in Spanish on Thursday, May 24 at 10:00am

The Library Tour

Tomorrow at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Thursday, May 24 at 1:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: May 24th 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, May 24 at 3:00pm

Introduction to Computers

Tomorrow at 4pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: May 24th 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, May 24 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt

Tomorrow at 4pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

ProjectArt offers the young artist a wide range of activities. No prior art-making experience is required, simply bring your desire to express yourself and art instructors will help you.

ProjectArt on Thursday, May 24 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt

Tomorrow at 4pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join us for free art classes, taught by real artists! All that is required is that you show up ready to learn how to draw. All art supplies provided. Limited to 15 children.

ProjectArt on Thursday, May 24 at 4:00pm

Yoga with Ms. Cora

Tomorrow at 4pm
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

Relax, refresh, renew through yoga with Ms. Cora. Please bring your own mat.

Yoga with Ms. Cora on Thursday, May 24 at 4:00pm

Rufus the Dufus

Tomorrow at 5pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: May 24th Thu
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Recreation

Rufus the Dufus brings his blend of comedy and juggling to Sherwood Forest. Join us for a family fun event

Rufus the Dufus on Thursday, May 24 at 5:00pm

Introduction to Computers

May 25th at 10:30am
Chaney

  • Location: Chaney
  • Date: May 25th Fri
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • 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 Friday, May 25 at 10:30am

Sunday Family Fundays

The last Sunday this season is May 20, 2018. The new season will begin on October 7, 2018.

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Sunday Family Fundays

Sunday hours are back. Visit Main, Redford, or Wilder for special family programming on top of our usual services.

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The Library Tour

Free, one-hour tours highlight the history, architecture and art of the Main Library.  Public and private tours are available.

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