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The Detroit Public Library is closed (all locations) in observance of MLK Day.
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5201 Woodward Ave.

Closed Now. Opens Tomorrow at 12pm.

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Time: January 21st, 2019 - 2:48pm
Summer Hours Start: May 24th, 2019 - 12:00am
Summer Hours End: August 30th, 2019 - 12:00am
Next Summer Hours Start: May 24th, 2019 - 12:00am
Opens Today at: January 21st, 2019 - 2:48pm
Closes Today at: January 21st, 2019 - 2:48pm

Main Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12pm8pm
Wednesday 12pm8pm
Thursday 10am6pm
Friday 10am6pm
Saturday 10am6pm
Sunday 1pm5pm

Upcoming Events

Studio Sessions

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 22nd Tue
  • 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 Tuesday, January 22 at 3:00pm

Toddler Story Time

January 23rd at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 23rd 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, January 23 at 10:30am

Studio Sessions

January 23rd at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 23rd 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, January 23 at 3:00pm

Photography with Bree

January 23rd at 4pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 23rd Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Panoramics, framing and close-ups. Learn these and other techniques in these workshops.

Photography with Bree on Wednesday, January 23 at 4:00pm

Art and TestimonyArtist Lecture with Ana Candioti

January 23rd at 5:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 23rd Wed
  • Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Ana Candioti will discuss her exhibit, the genesis for this particular series of paintings, and her focus on social art. This will also be an opportunity to view the exhibit, as well as ask questions

Art and Testimony on Wednesday, January 23 at 5:30pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

January 24th at 3pm
Main Library

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

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

January 25th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 25th Fri
  • 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 Friday, January 25 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

January 26th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 26th 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 13-18

Studio Sessions on Saturday, January 26 at 10:30am

Knit With Us

January 26th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 26th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join the Detroit Knitting & Crochet Club for knitting and conversation. Get your pattern questions answered. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies.

Knit With Us on Saturday, January 26 at 1:00pm

Yoga Club?

January 26th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 26th Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

We’re interested in starting a yoga club at HYPE. Interested? Check out these classes with instructor Andrew, and tell us what you think. Please be prompt! Limited mats available to borrow for class.

Yoga Club? on Saturday, January 26 at 1:00pm

ProjectArt Age 4-7

January 26th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 26th 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 on Saturday, January 26 at 2:00pm

Black Bottom Street View Exhibit Opening

January 26th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 26th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Exhibit

Please join us for the opening of the Black Bottom Street View exhibit at the Detroit Public Library's Main Branch and explore the streets via a photographic re-creation of the neighborhood.

Black Bottom Street View Exhibit Opening on Saturday, January 26 at 2:00pm

Family Funday Films

January 27th at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 27th Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Movies: November 4th- Casablanca, November 18th- Ferdinand, and November 25th- Justice League

Family Funday Films on Sunday, January 27 at 1:30pm

ProjectArt Age 8-14

January 27th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 27th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • 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 on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00pm

Studio Sessions

January 29th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 29th Tue
  • 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 Tuesday, January 29 at 3:00pm

Toddler Story Time

January 30th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 30th 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, January 30 at 10:30am

Studio Sessions

January 30th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 30th 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, January 30 at 3:00pm

Photography with Bree

January 30th at 4pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 30th Wed
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Panoramics, framing and close-ups. Learn these and other techniques in these workshops.

Photography with Bree on Wednesday, January 30 at 4:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

January 31st at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: January 31st 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, January 31 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

February 1st at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 1st Fri
  • 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 Friday, February 1 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

February 2nd at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 2nd 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 13-18

Studio Sessions on Saturday, February 2 at 10:30am

Knit With Us

February 2nd at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 2nd Sat
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens, Adults
  • Event Category: Arts and Crafts

Join the Detroit Knitting & Crochet Club for knitting and conversation. Get your pattern questions answered. All levels are welcome. Please bring your own supplies.

Knit With Us on Saturday, February 2 at 1:00pm

Family Funday Films

February 3rd at 1:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 3rd Sun
  • Time: 1:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Movies: November 4th- Casablanca, November 18th- Ferdinand, and November 25th- Justice League

Family Funday Films on Sunday, February 3 at 1:30pm

Studio Sessions

February 5th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 5th Tue
  • 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 Tuesday, February 5 at 3:00pm

Toddler Story Time

February 6th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 6th 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, February 6 at 10:30am

Studio Sessions

February 6th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: February 6th 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, February 6 at 3:00pm

Burton Historical Collection

The Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library of Clarence Monroe Burton. In addition to being a prominent attorney, Mr. Burton was a Detroit historiographer and the founder of the C. M. Burton Abstract Co. Mr. Burton’s original intention was to assemble a collection on the history of Detroit.

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