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Detroit Public Library, Detroit Historical Society commemorate the DPL’s 150th Anniversary

DPLDETROIT — The Detroit Public Library commemorates its upcoming 150th Anniversary with a new exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum titled, The Detroit Public Library: 150 Years of Serving Detroit and Beyond. The new exhibit is currently on display until April 13 in the Museum’s Community Gallery and serves as a kick-off to the library’s Sesquicentennial celebration in 2015.  The exhibit, which opened Jan. 25, provides an overview of the library’s history while featuring some of its most treasured possessions of cultural, historical and literary significance.

For more information on Detroit Public Library: 150 Years of Serving Detroit and Beyond, call 313.481.1339 or visit www.detroitpubliclibrary.org

The Detroit Historical Museum, located at 5401 Woodward Ave. (NW corner of Kirby) in Midtown Detroit, is open to the public Tuesday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free for all, all the time. Parking in the Museum’s lot is $5 at all times. Group tour pricing and information is available by calling 313.833.1733. For more information, call the museum at 313.833.1805 or visit detroithistorical.org.

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