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Discover what your YDL Card can do for you!

Published: September 13, 2022

This September, celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month by checking out all the perks that come with a YDL card, including our brand new Library of Things Collection.

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Welcome to Fine-Free

Published: May 31, 2022

Exciting news! Effective June 1, YDL will no longer charge fines for late materials.

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See Evicted: The latest travelling exhibit at YDL

Published: February 1, 2022

Check out Evicted, the latest travelling exhibit at YDL-Whittaker.

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Get Your Library Card This September

Published: September 1, 2021

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month

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Gardening

Find out about exhibits and concerts at the library, art and music classes, and culture updates from the Ypsilanti community and throughout the world.

YDL Reopening Plans: Staying safe and what to expect

Published: June 3, 2021

Welcome back! Learn how and when YDL is reopening safely.

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The Library Bookmobile at a neighborhood stop
Bookmobile back on the road April 21!

Published: April 12, 2021

The Bookmobile back on the road starting April 21! Here are the details.

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Groundbreaking Celebration and Progress Report

Published: March 4, 2021

At its meeting on December 16, the Superior Township Planning Commission approved the final site plan for the new library! Now our design work can be finalized and the construction can go out for bid.

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Final Site Plan Approval

Published: December 17, 2020

At its meeting on December 16, the Superior Township Planning Commission approved the final site plan for the new library! Now our design work can be finalized and the construction can go out for bid.

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AfriCOBRA

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 9: Create your own art!

Freedom Songs

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 10: Write your own Freedom Song!

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Write a Review

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 5: Complete an YpsiWrites writing prompt!

PhotoVoice

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 1: Take a picture using PhotoVoice principles!

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Power of Your Words

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 5: Complete an YpsiWrites writing prompt!

Coloring for Social Justice

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 4: Complete a coloring page!

Civil Rights in Ypsi

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 3: Look through the local lens with three options to explore your community.

Dear Dr. Berger…

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 8: Write a memorial letter to Dr. Berger about your experience of his exhibit.

Protest Signs

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 2: Make your own protest sign.

Weapons of Choice

Engage with the #FATWTS Exhibit! Activity 1: Take and upload a photo that you think promotes or illustrates social justice or the lack of it.

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Site Clearing Progress

Published: November 3, 2020

If you have traveled past the future library site on North Harris, you no doubt have noticed exciting changes: site clearing work is underway! Brush and small trees have been cleared from the construction area. Once a soil erosion permit is secured, temporary fencing will be placed and the land will be prepared for groundbreaking. We anticipate groundbreaking in Spring 2021. Having the site clearing performed in the fall means the construction work can get a quicker start as soon as the weather permits. Over the winter months, we will continue finalizing all of the planning pieces so that construction …

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