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The Library Tour

Detroit Public Library Foundation

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)

The Library Tour
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100% of the donation goes to support the DPL Friend's Foundation. Select date from above, enter donation amount, then click submit.
Jan 10, 2018 Enter donation ($)
General Admission 17 Registrations Jan 10, 2018 Free  

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The tour highlights the architecture of Cass Gilbert, as well as the many works of famed craftsmen and architects. Our docents will share with you the history, art and architecture of Detroit’s acclaimed Main Library. You will discover the Grand Staircase, the Pewabic fireplace, the Ernie Harwell Room, and other surprises along your 1 mile walking journey.

Accessibility
Every floor is accessible by elevator if you are not able to use the stairs. We recommend that patrons with accessibility requirements enter through the Cass Avenue entrance. From there, there is a route without stairs to the Woodward entrance, where tours begin. If you are unable to bring your own wheelchair or have any questions about accessibility on our tours, please email hello@dpltour.org or call 313.481.1358.

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Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 1:00 PM (EST)


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Detroit Public Library Foundation

WHO WE ARE

Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Detroit Public Library, through volunteering and fundraising, to ensure that the library can continue its mission of providing enrichment programming to library patrons and to preserve a space in Detroit where everyone is welcome to work, study, learn and create.

 

OUR MISSION

We are a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance and support the Detroit Public Library in its efforts to empower Detroit’s citizens to meet their lifelong learning needs for generations to come.

 

OUR VISION

We envision the library system as empowering people to read, lead and connect to create a vibrant Detroit.

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