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October Author Visits  Ilyasah ShabazzSaturday, October 14 at 2:00 p.m.
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Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual art classes. Students...
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Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:30pm
“The Summer King”
Take Me Out to the Opera “The Summer King”November 1, 20175:00-8:00 p.m.“Michigan Opera Theatre,...

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Participants will learn how to navigate and utilize computer software, basic Microsoft Word skills...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:30am
Each week our morning storytimes highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
Learn general, beginning skills for Windows PCs and Microsoft Word. Adults, Seniors
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Budding young artists learn basic skills in these fun-filled, free visual...

The DPL Friends Foundation presents docent-led tours highlighting the art,...

Take Me Out to the Opera “The Summer King...

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The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library...
Located in the Rose and Robert Skillman Branch of the Detroit Public Library, the National...
The E. Azalia Hackley Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts was established in...
The Ernie Harwell Sports Collection began in 1966 when sportscaster Ernie Harwell made his initial...
Since 1948, the Detroit Public Library Rare Book Collection has acquired and preserved rare...

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Special Services

Resources for making career decisions, strategizing your job search, and finding job listings are available in the Technology, Literacy and Career (TLC) Center at the Main Library.

Services for the blind, the visually handicapped, the physically handicapped, or reading disabled.

Learn to read or improve your reading skills at Main Library or the Parkman Branch. Join the Detroit Public Library’s literacy campaign Detroit Reads!

Welcome to HYPE, the Detroit Public Library's Teen Center.

Library On Wheels (LOW) brings books and other reading materials, audiocassettes and information to Detroit's seniors and schools.

The Detroit Public Library now subscribes to OverDrive Digital Media, which provides access to eBooks and audiobooks on a wide variety of portable devices and e-readers.