Dearborn Heights Libraries

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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. 

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Blue rectangle with white lettering that reads, "Library Feud."

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library is holding a Library Feud (It's like Family Feud at the library!) starting January 23, 2019. To help us conduct a proper Feud, we're asking patrons to  answer our Feud survey questions by visiting the links below.  Library Feud is for all ages. We hope to see you there!

Library Feud Survey Part I

Library Feud Survey Part II

Library Feud Survey Part III

Library Feud Survey Part IV

Santa Visits

Santa Claus

Christmas is near, and Santa is coming to the libraries! He will read stories especially for the season. All ages are invited. There will be plenty of time at the end of the program for children to meet Santa and take photos. 

John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Caroline Kennedy Library 
Monday, December 17, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Christmas decor including a snowman in a car, pine branches and christmas tree decorations

Christmas stocking filled with giftsChristmas Craft
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Wednesday, 
December 19, 2018

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Patrons of all ages are welcome to create a Christmas craft.

After School Feud
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Tuesdays, January 15 - 29
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 pm

Youth ages 8 – 18 will have a friendly feud as they compete in answering questions about a variety of subjects. Registration required, 313- 791-6050.

person and telescope in silhouette against a night sky full of stars

Family STEM Night: Astronomy
Caroline Kennedy Library
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Join us on the patio for hot cocoa and astronomy. We'll have amateur astronomers on hand with their telescopes, and there will be opportunities for all ages to view the night sky. We'll have an astronomy craft indoors when it's time to warm up. Inclement weather date: Wednesday, January 30. 

Library Feud
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Wednesdays, January 23 - March 27
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m 
Note: Game on Thursday, February 7
in place of February 6

Sign up the whole family for a boisterous game of fun. You can also register as an individual to be paired with other individuals on a team. Teams will be randomly selected to compete. Registration is required by calling 313-791-6050.

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!

WATCH IT AGAIN!

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

Mr. Jim pictured with animal puppetsDid 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.