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Sunday Family Fundays

Posted about 1 year ago

Sunday hours are back at your Detroit Public Library!

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ProjectArt

Posted about 1 year ago

Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual art classes. Students create a new project each week.

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Meet Up and Eat Up 2018!

Posted 7 months ago

All Children ages 18 and under are welcome to enjoy a healthy lunch provided by Samaritan Homes and the United Way in partnership with the Michigan Department of Education. View the list below to find a participating branch near you.

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Summer Learning FAQ

Posted 7 months ago

Frequently Asked Questions

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Reading Teacher in the Library

Posted 7 months ago

Detroit Public Library is pleased to offer a free reading support program for students entering K-3.  Eligible students will receive individual and/or small group support during a six-week summer session.  Services provided by a licensed teacher who is a Certified Reading Specialist.

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African American Booklist

Posted 7 months ago

The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 50 years. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or about African Americans. 

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ABCmouse at the Detroit Public Library

Posted 5 months ago

City of Detroit residents that have library cards check out ABCmouse backpacks by visit any participating branch listed below. The ABCmouse backpack contain learning material for ages 2-8+ and a ABCmouse Early Learning tablet. 

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Detroit Public Library Unveils Newly Renovated Franklin Branch

Posted about 12 days ago

The Detroit Public Library (DPL) is pleased to announce the grand re-opening and ribbon-cutting celebration event for the newly renovated Benjamin Franklin Branch Library. The free and open to the public event kicks off on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Invited guests include civic leaders, neighborhood groups and local residents. 

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