March 24, 2016


Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric traveled to Motown for her series “Cities Rising: Rebuilding America” and took a closer look at some of the biggest issues facing the city today, including an illiteracy epidemic plaguing nearly half of the adult population. We are extremely PROUD of the Detroit Public Library's Parkman Branch Branch and community parter Reading Works for their dedication to improving adult literacy in Detroit. ‪#‎CitiesRising‬


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March 6, 2016

Wayne State University, in collaboration with the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Detroit Public Library, has been selected as the host site for the state of Michigan for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespe...

March 1, 2016

The Detroit Public Library Foundation’s Newsletter, Among Friends, is published to thank our supporters and demonstrate how they’ve made a difference in Detroit’s libraries. 



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