Tuesday, May 15, 2012

May E-Newsletter - Join us Tonight for Comerica Java & Jazz via @detroitlibrary

Detroit Public Library
Detroit Public Library
May 2012
In This Issue
Holiday Closings
Detroit 24/7 Game
2012 African American Bookist
Hot Read of the Month
Main Library - Cass Entrance

Holiday Closings


In Observance of Memorial Day the Following Library Locations will be Closed:


Main Library - Saturday, May 26


Branch Locations - Monday, May 28



What is it That Detroit Needs to Flourish?


Let Your Voice be Heard and Sign-up to Play Detroit 24/7 Today...    


Detroit 24/7


The Detroit Public Library and Detroit Works Project (Long Term) have teamed up for the new Detroit 24/7 game.  The game is designed to give Detroit residents and shareholders the tools and knowledge needed to shape their community's future.  Detroit 24/7 transforms urban planning into a fun, engaging activity for all ages.


Just in time for Mission #2, sign-up today to get started on planning Detroit's future.


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The 2012 African American Booklist   




Looking for a great new book to read?  Get all the information you need from the Detroit Public Library's African American Booklist.


Reviewed by our Librarians, the African American Booklist provides to you a one-stop resource for choosing an interesting new book to read...


Check it out! 


2012 Comerica Java & Jazz Concert Series  

Tuesday, May 15th @ 6:00 p.m. 


Come out and join us for the next Comerica Java & Jazz Sean Dobbinsconcert as we welcome the Sean Dobbins Trio to the Main Library's Friends Auditorium stage.

Celebrating The African American Experience, the trio will feature Sean Dobbins on Drums, Marion Hayden on Bass and Mike Jellick on Piano.  They will play a wide variety of music composed by some of your favorite African American composers that will leave your ears craving more.

Comerica Java & Jazz  



Come out to the Detroit Public Library as we host the Doodle 4 Google (TM) Exhibit at Main Library.  The exhibition will be on display from May 22 - September 30, 2012 and feature the Michigan 2012 finalists for the Doogle 4 Google competition.  Entries were submitted from all across Michigan and these finalists represent the top submissions in each age group. 

Exhibition Opens on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at the Detroit Public Library - Main Library...come check it out.


Hot Read of the Month 


Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man 

by Steve Harvey   

Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man
"Filled with practical principles, rules and tips, and illustrated with humorous and warm-hearted anecdotes from Harvey's life and friendships, ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN gives readers the real deal about the differences between the sexes and how to bridge them for a mutually rewarding partnership." (New York Beacon )

So what do you think, does Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man offer the secret combination to unlocking the mystery in understanding the male species?  Many in America thinks so as the bestseller was the latest popular book to be made into a movie.  The book promised insight into "what men really think about love, relationships, intimacy and commitment.

In the book, Steve Harvey introduces concepts such as the ninety-day rule; and reveals the five questions women should ask a potential partner to determine how serious he is. Sometimes funny, sometimes direct, but always truthful, this is definitely a fun read.  




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