The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Alexie, Sherman, 1966- Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Find in catalog Thirteen Reasons Why Asher, Jay When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah’s voice recounting the events leading up to her death. Find in catalog A Day in the …
Published: September 23, 2019
Exercise your right to read whatever you want during Banned Books Week! Visit YDL-Whittaker this week for an interactive exhibit and read-aloud featuring banned and challenged books.
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.
Published: September 3, 2019
Summer is over, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had in Michigan. Your library card can unlock discounts on fall adventures!
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 …
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 …
Published: June 12, 2019
Challenge your mind! This all-summer, all-ages game lets you win awesome prizes for reading, going to educational events, and exploring the Ypsilanti community.
Published: May 25, 2019
Teens at the Ypsilanti District Library took a stand to help other teens experiencing loneliness, anxiety, and depression by organizing a mental health awareness meetup to raise awareness and equip teens with the tools and information they need to help others and themselves. The Teen Advisory Groups and STEAM Cafe interns worked together to plan a STEAM Cafe called Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens with teen presenters, attended by about 75 people!It took place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at the downtown Ypsilanti library. See all event photos on YDL’s Flickr! See more photos MiND Lab Q&A with Isaiah …
Published: May 16, 2019
Teens at the Ypsilanti District Library are taking a stand to help other teens experiencing loneliness, anxiety, and depression by organizing a mental health awareness meetup to raise awareness and equip teens with the tools and information they need to help others and themselves. The result of the teen advisory’s efforts is a mental health awareness meetup called Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens, for teens, with teen presenters. It will take place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at the downtown Ypsilanti library. Everyone 12-19 years of age is welcome to add their voice to the conversation at this …
Published: May 7, 2019
Joy Factor: Mind your Brain, organized by teens, for teens, with teen presenters will take place Friday, May 24, 6:00-9:00 pm at YDL-Michigan.