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Detroit Public Library

Detroit Library

Best Libraries In Detroit

If you find yourself searching for knowledge in the city of Detroit, you will not have to look very far. The city is home to several libraries that are open to the public.

CBS Detroit–01/04/2012


Chevy Volt Picked As 2011 ‘Collectible Car Of The Future’

From America’s new cars and trucks launched in 2011, the Chevrolet Volt will become the most desired by future car collectors, according to a prediction by the Friends of the National Automotive History Collection.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2011

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Detroit Town Hall Meeting Addresses Home Foreclosures

A distinguished panel of experts are gathering in Metro Detroit on Saturday for a free public town hall meeting to help those who are facing foreclosure.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2011

Ex-mayor of Detroit - Kwame Kilpatrick.

Concerns About Ex-Mayor’s ‘Skype’ Appearance At Detroit Library To Promote Book

Initial Facebook feedback saying the library better not be paying for the Kiplatrick appearance, because it would be using their tax dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2011


“Cycle for Literacy” Focus: Keep Detroit Libraries Open

With the possibility that six Detroit Public Library branches may close because of shrinking funds, some Detroiters are working to keep awareness and the doors to the libraries open.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2011

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“Cycle for Literacy” Bike Ride To Save Detroit Libraries

Several community groups are joining together for “Cycle for Literacy,” a bike ride with one goal: saving Detroit’s libraries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2011

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Detroit Library Pulls Branch Closing Plan

The Detroit Public Library has reversed course after saying it could close most of its neighborhood branches amid budget problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2011


Detroit Library To Close 10 Branches, Not 18

Detroit Library officials announced recently that because of a limited budget, they were looking at closing 18 neighborhood branches, but that number could be pared back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2011

credit: Detroit Public Library

Detroit Public Library Faces Layoffs, Branch Closings

Add Detroit Public Library to the list of utilities facing layoffs and downsizing due to a budget deficit over $10-million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2011

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, By: Rebecca Skloot.

Award Winning Author To Speak At Detroit Public Library

The author of the New York Times Bestseller, “The Immoral Life of Henrietta Lacks,” will be speaking at a special event in the Detroit Public Library on Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2011