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A picture of a gingerbread house set against a white background.  The house has a peaked roof made of frosting, a red licorice door, three windows, two peppermint candies hung like wreaths, and a red-swirled chimney.  Multicolored snowflakes drift down from above.  Red lettering above the house reads "Dearborn Heights Libraries Gingerbread House (On the Road)."  The address of the Caroline Kennedy Library is printed below the picture in smaller red lettering.

Gingerbread House (On the Road)

Home Delivery Only
Registration November 1 - December 4
Deliveries December 12 - December 16

Our ever-popular Gingerbread House craft kit will be going on the road again the week of December 12!  The library van will be dropping off kits with instructions and supplies. All ingredients are halal.  The craft kit is designed for both children and teens.

The craft kits are free, but you must register to participate.
Online registration is now open and will be available through December 4.

If you have any questions, please call the Caroline Kennedy Library at 313-791-3800.

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We want to feature YOU next!

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.

We are currently accepting artists for shows beginning in January 2023.  Please contact John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library's Branch Librarian, Carolyn Smith, for details or use our online submission form.

Carolyn can be reached by phone at 313-791-6055
or by email at cssmith@ci.dearborn-heights.mi.us

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.

Michigan Activity Pass & Detroit Zoo logos

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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