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YDL’s Update on Resuming Services

Published: June 2, 2020

We’re excited to resume operations at YDL, and we appreciate everyone’s patience and perseverance. We plan to gradually phase in our services in a way that keeps our community, patrons, and staff safe. Please read on for more information about what to expect as we re-open responsibly.


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Engaging with YDL in light of the Coronavirus

Published: March 13, 2020

Ypsilanti District Library will close all of its locations beginning at 6 pm today (March 13) with a preliminary plan to reopen on April 14.


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.


YDL-Whittaker has fully reopened!

Published: February 4, 2019

The Whittaker Road library has reopened! Beezy’s Library Café, the Power of Children exhibit, and the story room will be unavailable until further notice.


Ruby Bridges in 1960
Power of Children exhibit

The exhibit profiles three children who changed history: Ruby Bridges, Anne Frank, and Ryan White. As the faces of some of the most intense struggles of the twentieth century, their lives and stories continue to teach and inspire us.


Rotating exhibitions are often on display at YDL-Whittaker and YDL-Michigan


It’s Banned Books Week!

Published: September 23, 2018

Celebrate your freedom to read with an interactive exhibit showcasing banned and challenged books.


Beezy's Square
Changes at Beezy’s Café

Published: July 25, 2018

Made-to-order sandwiches, breakfast burritos, cold-brewed coffee, and more have been added to the menu at Beezy’s Library Café.


woman uses large print computer
New Tech Brings Web Browsing to Visually Impaired Patrons

Published: June 18, 2018

New adaptive technology stations remove barriers to online browsing for blind and visually impaired patrons.


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Road Construction Friday June 15

Published: June 14, 2018

The pavement will be repaired in the YDL-Whittaker library parking lot on Friday, June 15.


Wood Frame House
Inside the House and Home traveling exhibit

Published: April 16, 2018

This immersive exhibit explores what it means to be at home in America with galleries that come alive with objects, photographs, and sound.


Group Tours

Bring your group to the library


study area near the fireplace
Study Areas

Study carrels, meeting rooms, and quiet study


Computers & Internet Access

Computers and WiFi are available to the public


Print, Copy, Fax, & Scan

Public copiers at all locations


Room 1C at Ypsilanti District Library
Meeting Rooms

Reserve rooms online