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Youth Programs

Youth Programs

Youth Programs

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

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

Ongoing Youth Programs

Family Movie Night
Children's Story Hour at JFK, Jr. Library
Toddler Story Time

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Be one of Mr. Jim's minions!

We are seeking volunteers to help with the Summer Reading Program. Adolescents who will be in grades 6 - 12 in Fall 2017 are eligible. Volunteers can earn points for the Teen Summer Reading Program and fulfill community service requirements. To help at the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library, email Carolyn Smith at To help at Caroline Kennedy Library, email Mr. Jim at

Summer Reading Start-Up Parties

Join us for our Summer Reading Program kick-off parties for all ages. Enjoy games, treats and crafts! Children, teens, and adults can register during the parties or any time after to learn about summer reading activities and how to earn rewards. The program continues through August 12.

Caroline Kennedy Library
Friday, June 30, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Saturday, July 1, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Animal Capers Puppet Show: Forrest J. Wolf, Where Are You?

Animal Capers Puppet Show
Did you miss the latest Animal Capers Puppet show or did you enjoy it so much the first time, you wish you could see it again? Well you can! Click HERE to see Tiberious Tiger's latest invention go haywire, making a very important goverment official and the resident wolf disappear. 

Cupcake Wars

Cupcake Wars are back!

John F. Kennedy Jr. Library - July 12th at 5 pm

Caroline Kennedy Library - July 15th at 2:30 pm

Cupcakes and decorations are provided, so just bring your creativity! All ages welcome. Winners will be awarded prizes for the best cupcake design.

Register here or call John F. Kennedy Jr. Library at (313) 791-6050 or Caroline Kennedy Library at (313) 791-3800.