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Time: September 24th, 2018 - 7:55pm
Summer Hours Start: May 25th, 2018 - 12:00am
Summer Hours End: August 31st, 2018 - 12:00am
Next Summer Hours Start: May 24th, 2019 - 12:00am
Opens Today at: September 24th, 2018 - 7:55pm
Closes Today at: September 24th, 2018 - 7:55pm

Main Hours

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

Upcoming Events

Studio Sessions

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 25th 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, September 25 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions

September 26th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 26th 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, September 26 at 3:00pm

Motor City Tai Chi

September 26th at 6:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 26th Wed
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Wellness

Please join this class to learn about the benefits of Tai Chi! At the end of the class, you will experience improved concentration, increased self-confidence, improved heath & coordination.

Motor City Tai Chi on Wednesday, September 26 at 6:30pm

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September 27th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 27th 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, September 27 at 3:00pm

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September 28th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 28th 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, September 28 at 3:00pm

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September 29th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 29th 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 Sessions on Saturday, September 29 at 10:30am

Knit With Us

September 29th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 29th 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, September 29 at 1:00pm

Back to School SMASH

September 29th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: September 29th Sat
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Community

School is in session, which of you is the teacher? Show your skills in this SMASH tournament.

Back to School SMASH on Saturday, September 29 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions

October 2nd at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 2nd 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, October 2 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions

October 3rd at 3pm
Main Library

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

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October 4th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 4th 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, October 4 at 3:00pm

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018

October 4th at 3:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 4th Thu
  • Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Join us for the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL! Over 300 screening venues across six continents will view 10 outstanding short films. Vote for your favorite film and favorite actor.

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018 on Thursday, October 4 at 3:30pm

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October 5th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 5th 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, October 5 at 3:00pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

October 6th at 10:30am
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 6th 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 Sessions on Saturday, October 6 at 10:30am

Knit With Us

October 6th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 6th 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, October 6 at 1:00pm

Introduction to ComputersAdvance

October 6th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 6th Sat
  • Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Learn how to navigate the Internet. Also learn how to creating, Saving and Opening Computer Files

Introduction to Computers on Saturday, October 6 at 2:00pm

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018

October 6th at 3:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 6th Sat
  • Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Join us for the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL! Over 300 screening venues across six continents will view 10 outstanding short films. Vote for your favorite film and favorite actor.

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018 on Saturday, October 6 at 3:30pm

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018

October 7th at 2pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 7th Sun
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Join us for the 21st annual MANHATTAN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL! Over 300 screening venues across six continents will view 10 outstanding short films. Vote for your favorite film and favorite actor.

Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018 on Sunday, October 7 at 2:00pm

Studio Sessions

October 9th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 9th 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, October 9 at 3:00pm

Fiction to Film

October 9th at 5pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 9th Tue
  • Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Film & Movie

Book lovers and film buffs meet once a month to view and discuss blockbuster film adaptations of bestselling books.October: A Wrinkle in Time. Book discussion date: October 16, 2018, 6:00 p.m.

Fiction to Film on Tuesday, October 9 at 5:00pm

Cell Phone Basics

October 10th at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 10th Wed
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Restricted to android phones. Bring your cell phone to learn basic skills.

Cell Phone Basics on Wednesday, October 10 at 1:00pm

Studio Sessions

October 10th at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 10th 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, October 10 at 3:00pm

Everything Google

October 10th at 6pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 10th Wed
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Class will cover the most popular products in Google. Students must have a working Google account

Everything Google on Wednesday, October 10 at 6:00pm

Motor City Tai Chi

October 10th at 6:30pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: October 10th Wed
  • Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Wellness

Please join this class to learn about the benefits of Tai Chi! At the end of the class, you will experience improved concentration, increased self-confidence, improved heath & coordination.

Motor City Tai Chi on Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30pm

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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