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Interest: African American Interest

Covid-19 and Racial Health Disparities

Published: April 21, 2020

Covid19 has shined a light on racial health disparities. Find out more information.


Family Read Ypsi History Geocache Scavenger Hunt

Published: October 8, 2019

Ready to go on an adventure? Get a chance to explore historical Ypsilanti on the Family Read scavenger hunt! Collect all 6 tokens to win a special prize.


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Solve A Mystery with the Ypsi Family Read

Published: September 9, 2019

The Ypsi Family Read brings our entire community together around one book. This season’s pick, The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson, will come to life with a scavenger hunt that takes families on a trip through local history.


Book Group Offers Scholarships to Ypsi Grads

Published: April 9, 2019

The African American Authors Book Discussion Group are awarding book scholarships to area to graduating high school seniors from the Ypsilanti area.


Celebrate Black History Month with the #ReadingBlackout Challenge

Published: February 6, 2019

Celebrate Black History Month 2019 with the #ReadingBlackout challenge and events throughout February.


Jason Reynolds’ book Ghost featured in the Ypsi Family Read

Published: October 8, 2018

For more information contact: Jodi Krahnke Head of Youth Services 734-482-4110 x1304                                                                                                Starting this season the Ypsilanti District Library is bringing forth the “One Community, One Book” model to kids and families with the Ypsi Family Read. This new program is aimed at bringing the community together to encourage kids and families to …


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Jason Reynolds’ “Ghost” kicks off the Ypsi Family Read

Published: August 27, 2018

The Ypsi Family Read brings kids and families together to read and celebrate a book! This season’s book is Ghost, by Jason Reynolds.