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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 the way.
Free, 1 hour docent-led tours are offered two Saturdays a month at 11:00am. Registration is required. Tours meet in the lobby of the Woodward entrance hall at 10:50 am.
When & Where
Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation
WHO WE ARE
Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation (Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the Detroit Public Library (Library), through volunteering and fundraising, to ensure that the Detroit Public 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.
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.
We envision the library system as empowering people to read, lead and connect to create a vibrant Detroit.