Notification #1

The Detroit Public Library is closed (all locations) in observance of MLK Day.
Search Menu

Kid's Zone

Beyond Learning.

Children Events

StorytimeHeadstart and Daycare Outreach

Tomorrow at 10:30am
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: January 22nd Tue
  • Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Age Group: Toddlers, Children
  • Event Category: Storytime
Storytime on Tuesday, January 22 at 10:30am

Movie Matinee

Tomorrow at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: January 22nd Tue
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Tuesday, January 22 at 3:00pm

Homework Help

Tomorrow at 4pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: January 22nd 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, January 22 at 4:00pm

Movie Matinee

January 23rd at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: January 23rd Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Wednesday, January 23 at 3:00pm

ProjectArt: Kid EditionAges 5-7

January 23rd at 4pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: January 23rd Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • 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, January 23 at 4:00pm

ProjectArtSession C

January 23rd at 4pm
Sherwood Forest

  • Location: Sherwood Forest
  • Date: January 23rd 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, January 23 at 4:00pm

Project Art

January 23rd at 4pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: January 23rd 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, January 23 at 4:00pm

Read to the Librarian

January 24th at 12pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: January 24th 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, January 24 at 12:00pm

Movie Matinee

January 24th at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: January 24th Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Thursday, January 24 at 3:00pm

Movie Matinee

January 25th at 3pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: January 25th Fri
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Children, Tweens & Teens enjoy a movie and popcorn.

Movie Matinee on Friday, January 25 at 3:00pm

After School Learning Support

January 26th at 11am
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: January 26th Sat
  • Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • 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 Saturday, January 26 at 11:00am

Wii Game Day

January 26th at 12pm
Bowen

  • Location: Bowen
  • Date: January 26th Sat
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Join us for an afternoon on the Wii! Wii game days will happen on the fourth Saturday of every month.

Wii Game Day on Saturday, January 26 at 12:00pm

ABCmouse.com

ABCmouse is the #1 learning resource for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 learning activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music.

Learn More

ABCmouse at Home

ABCmouse early learning resource for children at home

Library Card required.
Access Now

ABCmouse Library Edition

ABCmouse early learning resource for children.

Only accessible from computers at Detroit Public Library locations. Access Now

myOn Reader

The myOn reader personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on their interests, reading level and ratings of books they've read. 

Login to myOn
Close Search
Press ENTER to Search or ESC to close.

Try searching for things like...

Events & Services

  • Computer Classes
  • Teen Center
  • Adult Reading
  • Careers
  • Storytime

Books & Media

  • Chasing Light
  • Wonder Woman
  • Doc McStuffins
  • Wes Anderson
  • Leon Bridges

Authors & Artists

  • G. K. Chesterton
  • Harper Lee
  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Thelonious Monk
  • Bon Iver