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Adult Programs

Programs for Adults


Adult Programs

All programs are held at Caroline Kennedy Library unless otherwise noted. 

Attendance at Library events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for the Dearborn Heights Libraries.

Ongoing Adult Programs

Computer Classes
General Book Discussion
Knitting and Needlecrafts Group
Mystery Book Club

Special Adult Programs

Create-A-Card Party for Our Troops 

People of all ages are invited to decorate and inscribe cards to send to our troops. 

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

February 2, 2017

Veterans Thank You

How to Avoid Outliving Your
Retirement Assets
Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday, January 19, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Near retirement or already retired? Are you wondering how to ensure that your savings will last? Gary Allen, attorney at law, will present the steps you need to take to make certain your savings will be there as long as you need it.

Unusual Musical Instruments, Part II
Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Join David and Theresa Smith as they continue our tour into the world of unusual and obscure musical instruments. They will present information and brief performances with an array of instruments, including the therapy monochord, tremola, Marxolin, Marxophone, ukelin, the Japanese taishogoto, Hungarian citera, Scandinavian psalmodicon, and Tahitian ukulele. 

Publishing in the Digital AgePublishing in the Digital Age
Caroline Kennedy Library
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Journalist/ playwright/author, Cornelius Fortune, will present a workshop aimed at demystifying the publishing process. Aspiring writers and others seeking to become better communicators will be inspired to find and express their worldview with confidence. 

Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday, February 2, 2017
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

How do you know the difference between mere clutter, chronic disorganization, and a hoarding disorder? Hoarding is a legitimate mental health issue characterized by distortions in thinking. Learn about this fascinating topic, presented by Terrence Shulman, JD, LMSW, the founder and director of The Shulman Center for Compulsive Theft. Spending and Hoarding.  He is also the author of four books on addiction recovery. 

Diabetes Preventiondiabetes
Caroline Kennedy Library
Tuesday, February 7, 2016
7:00 p.m.

Prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes are a serious and growing health concern. Eighty-six million Americans now have prediabetes -- that's 1 in 3 adults! OF those eighty-six million, 9 out of 10 of them are unaware that they have it. Without intervention, 15% to 30% of people with prediabetes will develop Type 2 diabetes within 5 years. Join Ginger Ramsay, RN, MSN, CDE as she teaches you about:  

  • Prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes
  • Your personal risk factors for both diseases
  • The National Diabetes Prevention Program

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How to Reduce Your Income Taxes
Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday, February 16, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

With limited income, most retirees prefer to keep their money, rather than give it to Uncle Sam. Luckily, there are some ways to decrease your tax burden and increase the amount you keep. Gary Allen, attorney at law, will present a number of strategies to help you reduce taxes in retirement.