Detroit Public Library

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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

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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


Cutbacks Possible At Detroit Public Libraries

The Detroit Public Library’s 23 branches are about to get a lot smaller.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011


Opportunity To Voice Opinion on Light Rail Project

Folks had the opportunity to voice their opinions about the Woodward Avenue Light Rail Transit Project on Saturday, during one of two different sessions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2011

Cultural Preservation Event Coming To Detroit

Sessions and workshops on how families can preserve African American items of historical and cultural significance will be held at the Detroit Public Library’s main branch.