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. 


Yellow banner with molecular structures. Banner says "science"

Science Nights
Caroline Kennedy Library
Mondays, September 10 - December 10
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Engineers from the IEEE will lead hands-on activities for children in grades 5 - 8. Third and fourth graders may attend with permission from the Youth Librarian. The autumn sessions will deal with observing and measuring.

Cards for Vets
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Saturday, September 15, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Chalk board that says, "Thank you Veterans" with an American flag.

People of all ages are encouraged to create cards and write letters to send to our troops for Veterans Day.

Creative Writing Craft
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Saturday, September 15, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

pen with the written words, "Be Creative" and a light bulb drawn across a blank page

People of all ages are welcome for fun, laughs, and creative writing using Story Cubes. Snacks will be provided. 

Pirate Day
Caroline Kennedy Library
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

vector of pirate and parrot rejoicing over found treasure

In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, we will have fun activities related to pirates, including crafts, music, and games. Targeted for children in the elementary grades, but all ages are welcome. 

tree with autumn leaves on sky background. words advertising autumn crafts sessions

FALL for B-I-N-G-O!
John F. Kennedy, Jr. Library
Thursday, October 25, 2018
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

5 Bingo balls in a variety of colors spelling out the word, "BINGO"

People of all ages are welcome to play bingo for fun and prizes.

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?

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.