Public Library, Detroit


5201 Woodward


Detroit Public Library

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Past Events

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2-4pm
Sierra Club member Jerry Hasspacher will be presenting “Climate Change & You” in the Friends Conference Room on the 2nd floor. For more information call 313-481-1300. Climate Change is arguably the greatest challenge ever faced by the human race. Although its present and future effects are scientifically documented, the topic remains largely unrecognized, unpublicized and unaddressed in our community. “Climate Change & You” provides a general overview and tips for individual action. Topics include: Rising ocean levels Acidifying & warming oceans Increased Diseases Fresh water evaporation Loss of Biodiversity Weather changes Trees at risk Fracking Non-renewable and renewable energy Tips for individual action include: Energy usage Water usage Tips around the house Tips for the yard & garden Battery disposal Sponsored by the Sierra Club Southeast Michigan Group
Monday, December 8, 2014 from 10:15am-1:15pm
We Are Michigan is calling attention to the lame duck legislature's attempt to hurt working families. #FixOurRoads #DontPaveOverOurFuture Everyone welcome in solidarity. Event will be on the Cass Ave side. $10 visitor parking available at WSU structure 6 (on Putnam) & structure 1 (on Palmer). Michiganders need safe roads but not at the expense of increased cuts to local government services such as police and fire protection, sanitation, and public transportation. Our roads and bridges have been neglected far too long. It’s time for lawmakers to act. FACT: Michigan ranks the lowest in per capita spending on transportation infrastructure out of all 50 states. FACT: Driving on roads in need of repair costs Michigan motorists $2.534 billion a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs - $357 per motorist. FACT: Repairing our roads would create thousands of jobs.
Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 10:15am-1:15pm
Our chance to tell Director Mel Watt how foreclosures by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have devastated our neighborhoods. Watt is promoting a very limited "Detroit Initiative" against foreclosures by Fannie and Freddie, the failed mortgage companies taken over by the feds. We need real change to save families from foreclosure and eviction! Come Thursday, Oct. 2, to the Town Hall forum Gather at 10:15 am at the Cass Ave. entrance of the Detroit Public Library, Main Branch, just north of Warren Ave. Join us to rally outside and demand answers from Mel Watt during the Town Hall. You need to sign up beforehand if you want to go inside. Google "eventbrite mel watt Detroit" For more info and updates:
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 5:30-8pm
Education is a Human Right! The Detroit Education Task Force & Keep The Vote / No Takover (KV/NT) present this. Join Us and Fight For: * Our children's human right to a quality, public education * Real community voice in the educational process. * An end to corporate "reform economies" that subject our children to charters, EAA, "self-governing" portfolio schools, and EM takeovers that destroy their education and our communities. * Justice, Democracy, and or our Right to Personhood in the State of Michigan. For more information, please contact: The Detroit Education Task Force, Ms. Helen Moore 313-934-7721