Jefferson Branch

Jefferson Events

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
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About Branch

The Jefferson Branch of the Detroit Public Library opened in rented quarters on Warren Avenue, September 27, 1937, as the East Warren branch. The library moved to its present location on East Outer Drive on October 4, 1951, the first National Library Day. It is named for the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson.

Book Drop-off

Two book drops are available 24 hours a day in front of building.


Parking is available in back of library and on East Outer Drive.

Meeting Rooms/Space Rentals

A meeting room is available for community groups and non-profit organizations free of charge.

Meeting Room Policy

MobilePrint Service

Print virtually any document or web page from your Internet connected PC or mobile device to one of our Detroit Public Library print stations.  Payment for print jobs will be accepted at the selected library location.

Black and white copies
$ .15 per page

Color copies
$1.00 per page

Download an app if you plan to use a mobile device:



To send your print job to a specific branch, please select a location below:

You may also email your print job directly to this branch.

Black and white copies

Color copies