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March Is National Reading Month at the Dearborn Heights Libraries!
March 1 - March 31, 2023

Come visit the Dearborn Heights Libraries and check out a book or two! Patrons will receive a raffle ticket with each checkout transaction and can enter into a drawing to win some awesome prizes. Don’t have a library card? No problem! We can sign up Dearborn Heights residents right on the spot. The drawing will be held on April 1. Each patron is eligible for one raffle ticket per day.

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The Friends of the Library Book Sale
March 30 - April 1, 2023
Caroline Kennedy Library

Thousands of books and many audiobooks will be available at bargain prices. All proceeds from the Friends of the Library Book Sale support library services, programs and collections. 
Saturday is Bag Day, when you can fill a plastic bag for $3 or a paper bag for $5.

The Friends are looking for volunteers to help with setup, work the sale, and cleanup. To sign up as a volunteer, please stop by or call Caroline Kennedy Library at 313-791-3800.

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Citizenship Preparation Classes
International Institute of Metro Detroit (IIMD)

Tuesdays, April 4 to June 20, 2023
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Caroline Kennedy Library

The International Institute of Metropolitan Detroit (IIMD) is offering another eleven-week course that will help you prepare for the citizenship test.  Classes are taught in English by an IIMD instructor.  You must be a Michigan resident. An image of your driver’s license or official ID and image of your USCIS Permanent Resident (Green Card) is required.  Register online through IIMD at  You may join the class anytime after the start date. For more information, call 313-600-7618 or email

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 Are you a local artist looking for a free space to showcase your talent? 

 Whatever you make, whether it be painting,  sculpting, quilting, or any other art, Dearborn   Heights Libraries is the place for you!

  Local artists are invited to display their work in our gallery space for monthly shows.

 Please contact John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library's artist liaison, Chris Land, for details or use our  online submission formChris can be reached by phone at 313-791-6064 or  by email at

Newsletter on tablet

The Heights Highlights is our quarterly print newsletter that lists all of our upcoming events for a three month period.  Use the link below to download a copy for yourself or you can pick up a print copy at either library. 

Download a copy of the newsletter

To subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter, select the link below to receive an email each month with our upcoming events and other library news.

Subscribe to or unsubscribe from our newsletter

Wireless Hotspot

No internet?  No problem!

Check out a mobile hotspot from Dearborn Heights Libraries to stay connected wherever you go.  Our hotspots use T-Mobile's cellular network to provide on-the-go Wi-Fi internet access for up to 10 devices.

For more information, check out our mobile hotspot policy page or talk to a member of our staff on your next visit to the library.

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Discover hundreds of Michigan's cultural destinations and natural attractions with your Michigan library card. We've partnered with Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) to provide our patrons with free or discounted admission (or other exclusive offers) to hundreds of Michigan State and Metro parks, campgrounds, museums, trails, cultural destinations, and more.  Use the link below to access MAP and view a list of destinations.

Michigan Activity Pass

The Detroit Zoo is also part of MAP, but you must use the link below to get their discounted tickets. 

Detroit Zoo 

What are you waiting for?

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Need to print something?

Check out our SmartAlec-powered wireless printing service!  Just enter your library card number and PIN to log in to the site, then upload your documents to SmartAlec.  Then you can visit any TLN member library's copy room and print out your document just as if you'd sent it from one of our own computers.  It's easy!

Talk to a library staff member if you have any questions! 

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