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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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Homework Help tips for Back-To-School season

Published: September 15, 2019

No need to stress this school year with YDL’s guide for back to school! We’ve got weekly tutoring sessions and many online resources to keep your grades up.


Everyone’s A Writer: Introducing Ypsi Writes

Published: September 5, 2019

Ypsi Writes will host drop-in hours at all YDL locations offering help with any type of writing, and present writing workshops where both experienced and aspiring writers can learn various forms, from memoirs to résumés to poetry.


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Curriculum Resources Available on

The Library of Michigan is excited to share information about a new support section available in the Educators area on! This section, called Curriculum Resources, sorts the MeL eResources by grade and subject. Each eResource has a page of support materials for that eResource which assists with customization at the local level. This includes: Instructions to add eResources to your own site Buttons for each eResource Two types of links: Direct URL and Geo-IP URL Where available from the vendors, links to downloadable promotional materials which can range from PDFs of flyers and bookmarks to embeddable videos. To access …

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Volunteer Writing Coaches Needed for Drop-in Writing Hours

Published: August 21, 2019

Do you have a passion for writing that you would like to share with others? Volunteer at Ypsi Writes!


Drop-In Writing Help

Assistance with any type of writing


Time Running Out to Keep Tuition Incentive Program Benefits!

Published: July 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Deadline Fast Approaching for Low-Income Michigan Students to Apply for College Tuition Assistance Eligible Students from Class of 2019 Must Apply by Aug. 31, 2019 LANSING, Mich. – Time is running out for eligible individuals from the classes of 2015 and 2019 who have graduated with a high school diploma or equivalent to claim their Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) benefits, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury The grant program – commonly referred to as TIP – encourages eligible Medicaid recipients to complete high school by providing college tuition assistance. Eligible TIP students have …


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.


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Ypsi Family Read: Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar

Published: January 10, 2019

This season’s Family Read selection, Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar, is an unforgettable multicultural coming of age story.


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Washtenaw Reads: Reading with Patrick

Published: January 4, 2019

This year’s Washtenaw Reads selection is Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, A Student, and Life-Changing Friendship by Michelle Kuo.