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Category: Press Releases

YDL-Whittaker with rainbow
Engaging with YDL in light of the Coronavirus

Published: March 13, 2020

Ypsilanti District Library will close all of its locations beginning at 6 pm today (March 13) with a preliminary plan to reopen on April 14.


Information on YDL-Michigan’s Closing on 3/4/2020

Published: March 4, 2020

We are set to reopen our downtown branch on Thursday, March 5.


YDL-Superior Closed

Published: January 18, 2020

Due to inclement weather, YDL-Superior is closed Saturday, January 18. All other YDL locations remain open.


Information on YDL-Michigan’s Closing

Published: October 17, 2019

Our Michigan Avenue location is closed after confirmed evidence of bed bugs. The library branch is scheduled to be inspected and treated on Friday, October 18.  We plan to reopen on Saturday, October 19.


YDL-Superior Closed Due to Power Outage

Published: June 26, 2019

All YDL locations are closed today, on Wednesday, January 30. The bookmobile will be off the road all week.


John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award
YDL’s TALK service recognized with John Cotton Dana Award

Published: May 16, 2019

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.


Teens Team Up to Fight Loneliness and Depression

Published: May 7, 2019

Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens, for teens, with teen presenters will take place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at YDL-Michigan.


YDL-Whittaker has fully reopened!

Published: February 4, 2019

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.


YDL-Whittaker CLOSED Until Monday Feb. 4

Published: February 1, 2019

YDL-Whittaker closed at 2pm Friday due to a burst water pipe. YDL-Michigan remains open until 6pm.


Library Millage Passes!

Published: November 2, 2018

Thank you, Voters! We are thrilled to announce that the Ypsilanti District Library’s 2018 millage request has been approved.