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Studio Time at HYPE791.4 HYPE Radio

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 10:30am - 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 13-1

Studio Time at HYPE on Saturday, April 21 at 10:30am

3D Printing at HYPE

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 10:30am - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Use of the MakerBot is on a first come, first-served basis. Reservations for are highly recommended

3D Printing at HYPE on Saturday, April 21 at 10:30am

PULSE: Enchantments in Movement and Nature

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Music

Join us as internationally accomplished flute and piano duo, Tabatha Easley and Tracy Cowden perform a dynamic musical program that pays tribute to the beauty and energy of nature and movement.

PULSE: Enchantments in Movement and Nature on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00pm

Short FilmsFilmmaking Workshop

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

View examples of short films and how to make them in this workshop. Learn how to plan and storyboard how to shoot your ideas. Depending on the group, we can make a group short film or individual ones.

Short Films on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00pm

ProjectArt Age 4-7

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt Age 4-7 on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00pm

Aja’s Real Life Financeswith Aja Williams

Today at 3pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Business and Finance

Finance guru, Aja Williams, will help teens discover and foster their money mindset, by delving into topics such as saving and budgeting, forms of money and how they function, and credit scores.

Aja’s Real Life Finances on Saturday, April 21 at 3:00pm

ProjectArt For Children

Today at 4:30pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: April 21st Sat
  • Time: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • 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 on Saturday, April 21 at 4:30pm

ProjectArt Age 4-7

Tomorrow at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 22nd Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Children
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt Age 4-7 on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30pm

Family Funday Films

Tomorrow at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 22nd Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Recreation

Join us for an afternoon of entertaining films for the entire family. This week's film is "Waiting for Superman."

Family Funday Films on Sunday, April 22 at 1:30pm

Read-Talk-Go

Tomorrow at 2:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 22nd Sun
  • Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Author Events

Do you enjoy talking about good books? Do you like talking about books, but don’t want to join a “book club”? Drop in for a quick, and informal discussion of An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

Read-Talk-Go on Sunday, April 22 at 2:30pm

ProjectArt Age 8-13

Tomorrow at 2:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: April 22nd Sun
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Learn some art techniques that build your creative side each week! Create a work of art each session. Register at projectart.org/enroll or at class.

ProjectArt Age 8-13 on Sunday, April 22 at 2:30pm

Spend, Save, Invest, and ShareMoney Smart Week

Tomorrow at 3pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: April 22nd Sun
  • Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens
  • Event Category: Business and Finance

Make a bank to allocate your funds. Learn to understand money and your relationship to it

Spend, Save, Invest, and Share on Sunday, April 22 at 3:00pm

Basic Computer Skills

April 23rd at 10:30am
Chase

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

General beginning skills for Windows PC’s and Microsoft Word will be covered

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

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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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Your library card gets you access to books, digital media, programs, and services. Library cards are completely free for Detroiters.

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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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