Free Admission to Henry Ford Museum

January 9, 2009

During Target Family Days, admission to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn is free! 

The dates for Target Family Days are January 19, 2009 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), February 16, 2009 (Presidents’ Day), and September 7, 2009 (Labor Day).


DPL’s Chandler Park Branch featured in Metro Times

January 7, 2009

The Detroit Public Library’s Chandler Park Branch and its staff are featured in an article in this week’s Metro Times.

Click here for the article.  Also, the author’s blog at has more pictures of the library.

Some useful sites

January 6, 2009

A Big List of Sites That Teach You How to Do Stuff” – a list of instructional/tutorial sites from ReadWriteWeb

Eight Handy Tools in Microsoft Word You Probably Don’t Know About” – from 

Ten Social Networking Tips for Librarians” – from librarianinblack

Wordle – Create your own “word clouds”