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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
PG-13 Movie Night
Toddler Story Time

Create-A-Card Party for Our Troops

John F. Kennedy, Jr.  Library chalk board that says thank you veterans and the American flag
Thursdays --- March 1 and April 5

4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

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

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss, Cat in the Hat
Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

Caroline Kennedy Library
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Join us in the Youth Program Room for Snacks, Stories, and Crafts

Dr. Seuss would have been 113 years old on March 2. We'll be having a birthday party in his honor. This drop-in event is intended for children ages 1 - 10, and is FREE!

STEM for Pi Daypi symbol and the words Happy Pi Day
Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Help us celebrate National Pi Day! Parents and kids are invited to participate in this mathematical holiday by joining us for a variety of activities that involve science,  engineering, and mathematics. 

WWE Belt Simulation Contest
Caroline Kennedy Library
Thursday, April 5, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Youths (ages 10 - 17) will battle for hand-crafted, authentic wrestling belts using the WWE 2K18 wrestling game. Participants should register in advance and choose the wrestler they wish to play. Visit the circulation desk or call 313-791-3800 to register.

Animal Capers Puppet Show: The Lion Who Would Be Host
Mr. Jim with the Animal Capers Puppets

There's a new lion in town, and he's taking over the show. Will Mr. Jim be able to save his job? Maybe the fact that Mr. Jim is a descendent of the great P.T. Barnum might get him back in the good graces of the show's management. Still, the frolicking animals have something else in mind.

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Earth Day Craft
drawing of earth surrounded by dancing children

Children and teens are invited to this program to honor the Earth.

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Create a Card Party for Our Troops

Now you can bring the party to your house with these handy printing templates! Simply fill them out and turn them in to the
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library at your convenience. Click here to access the template. Please only use first names with no mention of addresses for safety's sake. Our troops work so hard and sacrifice so much, and this is a lovely way to show our thanks!


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.