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Recent Press Releases
The Children’s Foundation has generously awarded the Ypsilanti District Library $23,100 to help build the kitchenette at the new Superior Library branch (slated to open later in 2022).
NO MORE FINES, LOTS MORE LIBRARY! YPSILANTI DISTRICT LIBRARY ELIMINATING OVERDUE FINES
June 20, 2022
Fresh Coast Perspective covers our fine-free initiative.
Ypsilanti District Library eliminates late fees starting June 1
The Eastern Echo covers our decision to eliminate overdue fines.
To Encourage Equity And Inclusion, Ypsilanti District Library Eliminates Fines
The Ann Arbor Independent covers our decision to eliminate overdue fines.
Turn in that overdue book. Late fees no longer apply at Ypsilanti library
MLive covers our decision to eliminate overdue fines.
Ypsilanti District Library ends late fees
WEMU covers our decision to eliminate overdue fines.
Ypsilanti District Library eliminates late fines, removes existing overdue balances
Fox 2 Detroit covers our decision to eliminate overdue fines.
500-packet donation helps reinstate seed library in Ypsilanti
May 12, 2022
MLive covers YDL’s Seed Library and a generous donation we received.
Ypsilanti District Library's Bookmobile returns to neighborhoods
November 15, 2021
The Eastern Echo covers Bookmobile’s return to the road after extended maintenence.
Plagued by COVID delays and ‘skyrocketing’ costs, Ypsilanti District Library’s new branch forges ahead
October 9, 2021
MLive covers the journey of the new Superior Library Branch.
YDL's Teen Advisory Group wins $24,000 grant to expand teen subscription pack program
July 14, 2021
On the Ground Ypsi covers the $24,000 grant YDL’s TAG teens received from Generator Z.
Groundbreaking ceremony will usher in Ypsilanti District Library’s new branch building
March 3, 2021
MLive covers YDL’s New Superior Groundbreaking Celebration.
Ypsilanti District Library to break ground on new Superior Township branch
March 3, 2021
Fresh Coast Perspective covers the upcoming Superior Groundbreaking Celebration.
Patrons share their Ypsilanti District Library stories on the library's 150th birthday
September 12, 2018
Ypsi seeks to expand access to solar power through Department of Energy challenge
March 21, 2018
Women’s History Month: Establishing Libraries In Ypsilanti And Washtenaw County
March 13, 2018
Washtenaw County sheriff to speak on interaction with immigrants
March 6, 2018
Recent Staff Publications
Submission in Teaching/Writing: The Journal of Writing Teacher Education
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.