Outdoor Libraries Set Up After Branch Closings

Students from a Detroit school and the University of Michigan are setting up six outdoor libraries in the city following recent library branch closings.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2012

library diaries

Mason County Library Settles Lawsuit With Writer

The board of the Mason County District Library has reached a $57,000 settlement in the civil rights lawsuit filed by Sally Stern-Hamilton, an ex-employee who wrote the book “The Library Diaries” under the pen name Ann Miketa.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

(WWJ Photo/Florence Walton)

Detroiters Protest Outside Closed Library

A community activist group marched in front of the shuttered Detroit Public Library Lincoln Branch Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2012

Bike Path

“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


Last Day For Dearborn Snow Branch Library

The last day of service for Snow Branch Library in Dearborn is scheduled for Friday, September 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Troy Votes On Millage To Save Library

With just three days until the Troy Public Library is scheduled to close, Troy residents are voting on a millage that could save it


Troy Public Library. (Credit:

Final Effort To Save Troy Library

With just four days until the Troy Public Library is scheduled to close, the city is preparing for a special election that could save it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2011

Cooling Center

Beat The Heat At Local Cooling Centers

To provide a safe and cool environment for those who may not have another option, local communities are opening locations as cooling centers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2011

credit: Detroit Public Library

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

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Residents Rally To Save Troy Library

Some concerned citizens in Troy are demanding that their library remain open.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011