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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:
Sam Killian
Community Relations Coordinator
734-879-1303
skillian@ypsilibrary.org

Recent Press Releases

Media Coverage

Groundbreaking ceremony will usher in Ypsilanti District Library’s new branch building

Groundbreaking ceremony will usher in Ypsilanti District Library’s new branch building

March 3, 2021

MLive covers YDL’s New Superior Groundbreaking Celebration.

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Ypsilanti District Library to break ground on new Superior Township branch

Ypsilanti District Library to break ground on new Superior Township branch

March 3, 2021

Fresh Coast Perspective covers the upcoming Superior Groundbreaking Celebration.

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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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Recent Staff Publications

Submission in Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education

Submission in Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education

2021

In the latest issue of Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education, Catherine Calabro Cavin from 826michigan, Cathy Fleischer and Ann Blakeslee, from Eastern Michigan University and Mary Garboden from YDL talk about how they created and sustain YpsiWrites, a community writing center that supports youth and adults.

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