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Interest: Civic Engagement

What’s New at Your Local Parks?

Published: July 1, 2019

This article appeared in our summer 2019 edition of The Loop. This edition’s theme was Get Outside and included many opportunities to take advantage of the natural resources of the Ypsilanti area! Our parks listing features a few of the parks that have had major improvements this year, or that are featured as part of the Summer Challenge. Cherry Hill Nature Preserve 6375 Cherry Hill Road | Free Located just outside the city, the preserve has a 1.6 mile trail loop through rolling hills and wetlands that are perfect for birdwatching and enjoying nature. The boardwalk through the wetlands is …

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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.

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Celebrate National Library Week April 7-13!

Published: April 2, 2019

Show support for YDL during #NationalLibraryWeek! Eat at Haab’s April 7, visit a special pop up book sale, and enjoy more special events.

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Drone picture over Superior Library
Laying the Groundwork for our New Library

Published: March 1, 2019

Public input sessions were held in January, and we retained a construction manager for the project. Survey work has been completed, and the Architect and Construction Manager are working together to complete the schematic design.

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Power of Children Ruby Bridges Display in the lobby of the Ypsilanti District Library
The Power of Children Exhibit: How Three Kids Changed History

Published: February 7, 2019

YDL hosted the national traveling exhibition, The Power of Children, in early 2019. The exhibit profiles three children who changed history: Ruby Bridges, Anne Frank, and Ryan White.

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Snow Day
Ypsilanti Library Closed Weds & Thurs Due to Extreme Cold

Published: January 29, 2019

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

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millage floor plan
Final Call for Input on the New Library Building

Published: January 25, 2019

This is part of a series of updates about the new YDL library that will be constructed on North Harris Road in Superior Township. Find more information and updates about the project at ypsilibrary.org/newlibrary. What is happening right now? Progress in the areas of rezoning, survey work, and public input is helping us move toward an official schematic design. The library’s Superior Planning Committee reviewed proposals from four firms for a construction management contract. After evaluating those proposals, the committee selected two firms to interview. The committee conducted interviews, contacted references, and made a recommendation to the YDL Board of Trustees. …

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Seeking Public Input About the New Superior Library

Published: January 4, 2019

Tell us what you want to see at your new library! Public input sessions are January 8 and 9, or give feedback online.

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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.

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the USA flag with the words "I voted"
Kids Vote Now: Who will be your Book Character President?

Published: November 2, 2018

Kids can choose their favorites as Book Character President and Vice President this week and get an “I Voted” sticker!

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