Detroit Public Library celebrates 150th annversary with novelist Walter Mosley

Walter MosleyThe Detroit Public Library System is the largest in the state of Michigan. The Detroit Public Library (DPL) is one of Detroit’s most valuable and accessible public institutions and a treasured asset that has been visited and enjoyed for generations of families. DPL has consistently welcomed and served people of all ages by providing access to information and valuable opportunities for learning and personal development.



The Detroit Public Library hosts its 150th Anniversary Gala event to raise funds for the “Children Who Can Read, Succeed” literacy initiative, a program designed to enhance the skills of students, grades K-3. World-renowned novelist, playwright and social commentator Walter Mosley is the special guest.


WHEN:            March 19, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


WHERE:          Detroit Public Library – Main Library

5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202 Cass Avenue Entrance



5:30 p.m. – Doors Open


6:00 p.m. – Strolling Buffet, Cocktails & Music by ‘313 The Live Experience’


8:30 p.m. – A Conversation with Novelist, Playwright & Social Commentator Walter Mosley, moderated by Fox 2 News Anchor, Huel Perkins. Afterglow and music follow the program


11:00 P.M. – Evening Concludes



Ticket Price: $150 per person ($70 of each ticket is tax-deductible) Purchase Tickets Online at: 


FOR MORE INFORMATION: or call 313-481-1306.



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