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Computer Assistance

Today at 10:30am
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Have technological questions? Come get one-on-one assistance in getting them answered. No registration required. Walk-ins welcome.

Computer Assistance on Thursday, February 22 at 10:30am

HYPE Teen Council – Podcast Meeting

Today at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

This will be our first 791.4 HYPE Radio recorded episode. Help plan HYPE programs, build your leadership skills and earn community service hours for school.

HYPE Teen Council – Podcast Meeting on Thursday, February 22 at 1:00pm

Vision Boarding 101

Today at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

A conversation on the benefits of developing a vision board will take place from 2:00-3:00, then it’s time to create! A variety of magazines will be available. Let’s visualize achieving our goals!

Vision Boarding 101 on Thursday, February 22 at 2:00pm

Yoga for Everyone TLC Center

Today at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

Learn how to practice Yoga. Chair Yoga, no mat, in chair and using chair as prop; you will not be down on the floor.

Yoga for Everyone on Thursday, February 22 at 2:00pm

Black History Scavenger Hunt

Today at 2pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Recreation

Clues related to important and interesting facts about black history will be hidden within the library. Use the clues to answer all questions to earn a prize.

Black History Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, February 22 at 2:00pm

Weekday Homework Help with DEAC

Today at 4pm
Parkman

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

Get homework help by qualified professionals. Program is sponsored by Detroit Eagles Athletic Club. Register at Reference Desk. Spaces limited.

Weekday Homework Help with DEAC on Thursday, February 22 at 4:00pm

ProjectArt

Today at 4pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: February 22nd 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, February 22 at 4:00pm

Art in the Library ProjectArt

Today at 4pm
Jefferson

  • Location: Jefferson
  • Date: February 22nd 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.

Art in the Library ProjectArt on Thursday, February 22 at 4:00pm

Black Literacy Forum #5

Today at 6pm
The Wright Museum

  • Location: The Wright Museum
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Event Category: Community

Literacy is an important concept to master in order to survive in the world - literacy also encompasses understanding of the world. Join DPL's Romie Minor, curator of the E. Azalia Hackley Collection.

Black Literacy Forum #5 on Thursday, February 22 at 6:00pm

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Today at 6pm
The Wright Museum

  • Location: The Wright Museum
  • Date: February 22nd Thu
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Community

A lively panel discussion with Malik Yakini; Valerie Lockhart, Detroit Native Sun Newspaper; Romie Minor, Detroit Public Library; and Andre Batts, Motor City Black Age Comics. Q&A will be our focus.

Searching for Literacy Forum on Thursday, February 22 at 6:00pm

Once Upon a Time… and morePreschool Storytime

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 23rd Fri
  • Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Storytime

Preschoolers at the Library! Storytime is from 10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Play and snack time is from 11:00 a.m.-Noon.

Once Upon a Time… and more on Friday, February 23 at 10:30am

Movie Marathon

Tomorrow at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 23rd Fri
  • Time: 11:00am - 5:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

We get it, sometimes you just want to kick back and watch movies all day. Today’s the day for a movie marathon. Bring your friends, we’re bringing popcorn.

Movie Marathon on Friday, February 23 at 11:00am

Cover Letters, Resumes and Applications – OMG!

February 24th at 11am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 24th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Job Skills

Bring pertinent information to create the rough drafts of your cover letter/ resume such as: contact info, school addresses and a list of extracurricular activities. High school juniors/seniors.

Cover Letters, Resumes and Applications – OMG! on Saturday, February 24 at 11:00am
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