Detroit Public Library


Find your next favorite book at the Detroit Public Library. Discover books for all ages, videos, DVDs and music at the Main Library.

Detroit Public Library Events

Events at the Detroit Public Library include author and journalist visits and The Comerica Java & Jazz Series. There are also numerous children's events at the Detroit Public Library, including preschool story time, the homework lab, Project Art, Story Time and Crafts, weekend homework help, comedy shows and a kids book club.


  • June-Sept.: Tue.-Wed. noon-8 p.m.
    Thu.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct.-May: Tue.-Wed. noon-8 p.m.
    Thu.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Sun. 1-5 p.m.
    • Number Of Meeting Rooms: 5
    • Largest Meeting Space: 4,225 sq. ft.
    • Largest Banquet Capacity Seating: 320
    • Largest Conference Capacity: 300
    • Largest Reception Capacity: 500
    • Largest Theater Capacity: 370

    Facilities

    Room Name Banquet Capacity Classroom Capacity Conference Capacity Reception Capacity Theater Capacity Room Height
    Explorers Room 75 75 75 120 100 - ft.
    Fine Arts Room 200 100 300 300 - - ft.
    Friends Auditorium - 370 - - 370 - ft.
    Internet Lab - 20 - - - - ft.
    Strohm Hall 320 - 100 500 - - ft.

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Map to Detroit Public Library

5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202

phone 313-481-1300 Visit Website

Detroit Metro Airport: 18 Miles

Downtown Detroit: 4 Miles

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