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Members of the press are invited to contact us about arranging interviews with our expert staff, visiting library buildings, attending programs, or learning about the many services YDL offers the community.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Gillian Ream Gainsley
Communications and Development Coordinator
734-879-1303
ggainsley@ypsilibrary.org

Recent Press Releases

YDL’s TALK service recognized with John Cotton Dana Award

The Ypsilanti District Library has been awarded a John Cotton Dana Award, the most prestigious award of the American Library Association. The award recognizes YDL’s work on  TALK: Text and Learn for Kindergarten, an early literacy text messaging service.

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YDL-Whittaker has fully reopened!

The Whittaker Road library has reopened! Beezy’s Library Café, the Power of Children exhibit, and the story room will be unavailable until further notice.

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Media Coverage

Patrons share their Ypsilanti District Library stories on the library's 150th birthday

Patrons share their Ypsilanti District Library stories on the library's 150th birthday

September 12, 2018

Concentrate profiles the people and families that use the library at YDL’s 150th birthday party.

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Ypsi seeks to expand access to solar power through Department of Energy challenge

Ypsi seeks to expand access to solar power through Department of Energy challenge

March 21, 2018

Solar Ypsi looks to duplicate the charitable funding model that brought solar power to the downtown library in 2015.

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Women’s History Month: Establishing Libraries In Ypsilanti And Washtenaw County

Women’s History Month: Establishing Libraries In Ypsilanti And Washtenaw County

March 13, 2018

150 years ago, women led the charge to establish Ypsilanti’s library.

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Washtenaw County sheriff to speak on interaction with immigrants

Washtenaw County sheriff to speak on interaction with immigrants

March 6, 2018

YDL’s Police in the Community educational series focuses on immigration enforcement.

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