Dearborn Heights Libraries

Electronic Books, Audiobooks, Movies, and More


Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more with Hoopla. No waiting lists!

Hoopla Device Help and Instructions

Download Destination

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks via Download Destination to read or listen to on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed eBooks to your Kindle eReader!

Libby Help and Instructions


Instantly watch movies, documentaries, and educational videos.

Kanopy Help and Instructions


Online digital content for kids. TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you.


Streaming audiobooks for grades 7-12. The collection includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.



If you want to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must take the Naturalization Test. This course will help you prepare for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test. Through a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises and quizzes, you will learn everything you need to know to successfully pass the Naturalization Test.


Ancestry helps you understand your genealogy. A family tree takes you back generations—the world’s largest collection of online family history records makes it possible.

Michigan Gardener

Regional gardening publication. Print copies usually available in the library, too.


In-library Use Only.
Learn to read with ABCmouse, the award-winning reading app for kids ages 2–8. Inspire your child to love learning and build confidence in reading, math, and more!

Language Learning Resources


Mango Languages

Language is an Adventure. Learn real-life conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local.



LOTE Online for Kids

LOTE Online for Kids allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English), both in the library and at home. eBooks in 25+ languages, with English translations. No holds or waitlists.



Learn any of 164 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more with this fun resource. Use for learning English as a Second Language or for learning foreign languages.

News for You

This website offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a poll. Listen to each story in full or sentence-by-sentence. Please call (313) 791-3813 for the password.

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ESL Conversation Classes
Caroline Kennedy Library
June 7 - August 11*

*No classes on June 21 and June 23

Improve your English and meet new people with ESL conversation classes! These free, drop-in classes will increase your confidence and fluency in speaking. Learners with varying language skills are welcome.

Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Questions? Contact Lynn Skazalski at (313) 791-3824.

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Everything on SCOLA is designed to help people learn or teach a foreign language through the use of current news and entertainment, international newspapers and thousands of cultural photos, and more.


Consumer Health Information

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Consumer Health Information Portal assists the public with health & wellness materials and medical research by providing information from reliable sources. Patrons are invited to use the Dearborn Heights Public Library CHIP collection, which consists of books, videos, and online databases related to health topics.