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Teen Programs

Teen Programs

Teen Programs

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

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Ongoing Teen Programs

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Teen Craft Night
Teen Movie Night

Teen Advisory Board

Teen Advisory Board (TAB ) Meeting
Caroline Kennedy Library on Thursdays
July 27, 2017 --  August 31 -- September 21 -- October 26

5:00 p.m. -  6:00 p.m.

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meets each month, one hour before Teen Movie Night to discuss anything and everything pertaining to the library. Come tell Ms. Jennifer what books, CDs, DVDs, and video games that you want the library to buy. Help plan programs and choose movies for upcoming movie nights. Prospective TAB members, ages 11 - 17 are welcome to attend. 

Special Teen Programs

Build a Better World SRP

Build a Better World
Dearborn Heights Libraries
Summer Reading Program

June 16 - August 12

Our Summer Reading Program has begun! Stop by one of our library branches to register and find out how to participate.  It's easy to earn rewards by enjoying the many excellent resources and programs available at your Dearborn Heights Libraries!

Monumental Trivia Challenge
June 29 - August 23

Go to John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library's Facebook page every Thursday to see the weekly trivia question. The first contestant to get the correct answer will be that week's prize winner. For ages 13 - 18.

Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
July 19 & 26 August 2 & 9
Performance on August 9 at 7:00 p.m.

If you're interested in acting and improv, join us for Whose Line Is It Anyway! This program will meet once a week, and is intended for middle and high school students to participate in improvisational comedy. Led by Bethany Calderona, these events are packed with activities for everyone, so whether you're bold or shy you're sure to have fun.

Participants produce a show for family and friends on the final day. Registration is required by calling 313-791-3800 or in person by visiting our Circulation Desk.

Just Dance!
Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday, August 3, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Join us in the Youth Program Room for drop-in play of Just Dance! Just Dance! is rated E ; Ages 10+ are welcome. 

Harry Z's Early Music Extravaganza!
Caroline Kennedy Library
Sunday, August 6, 2017
2:30 p.m. 

Viols! Recorders! Voices! Renaissance Instruments! 
This concert brings together select area music groups to give a rousing send-off for one of our longtime colleagues. Harry Z. Davis, a local troubadour, is off to Arizona in the Fall.

In this performance, Harry and fellow musicians will recap music from the Baroque and Renaissance periods. Enjoy "hits" by composers Michael Praetorius, Anthony Holborne, Giovanni Gastoldi, and others, played on replica period instruments by the Ferndale Viol Consort, Cherry Hill Consort, Old Oaks Renaissance Consort, and A Reasonable Facsimile.  

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Caroline Kennedy Library
Monday, August 7, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

This is a family event for all ages based on the Star Wars movies. We'll have themed snacks, games, crafts, and door prizes.  (The Star Wars movies will not be shown.)

WWE Summer Slam
Caroline Kennedy Library
Sunday, August 20, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (after hours)

Watch this pay-per-view show for free at the library! Former wrestler Frank Neumann will host this evening of exciting wrestling entertainment . Refreshments will be served. 

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Make Your Own Apple Parfait

Celebrate fall and everyone's favorite local fall snack, the apple, by making no-bake apple pie parfait. All ingredients are halal. Registration is required.

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Happy Halloween Pumpkin

Spray Paint Pumpkins

We supply the pumpkin and do the spray painting. You supply the creativity to make a unique pumpkin design. Create a stencil, choose your color, and watch your spray painted pumpkin come to life. Intended for youth ages 10 - 17. Registration is required. In the event of inclement weather, this program may be cancelled. 

Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday,  October 12, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

WWE Halloween Havoc
Xbox Simulation
Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Join us as we play WWE 2K18 on Xbox One. Vie for championship gold by wielding WWE superstars such as Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, and more. Defend your title or walk away with a new belt. This event is open to spectators, but all participants and viewers must ages 10 - 17. Registration is required