Since 1943 it has been our mission to empower Detroiters to
meet their lifelong learning needs for generations to come.
The Detroit Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Detroit Public Library Community, by providing enrichment programming to library patrons and to preserve a space in Detroit where everyone is welcome to work, study, learn and create.
What We Support
Board of Directors
Dr. Crystal Powell
I’ve had so much fun growing up in the library. It’s a quiet,comfortable, relaxing place that’s another home to me. I go to the library to escape, it makes me happy.