Dearborn Heights Libraries

Youth Programs

Until further notice, all programs will be held virtually via Zoom. 

Story Time with Mr. Jim Zoom link :

Story Time Thursdays @ 10:30 am via Zoom

Upcoming Youth Programs

Red, White & Blue Craft, May 25, @ 4 pm via Zoom.

Red, White, & Blue Craft
May 25, 2021
4:00 p.m.

This program is intended for grade school and middle school but all ages are welcome. Join us for some intriguing stories about Memorial Day, Flag Day, Remembrance Day & Anzac Day. And, we will have a craft or two to make.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 825 4972 6786

Fathers Special Memory; June 15 @ 4 p.m. via Zoom

Fathers Special Memory
June 15, 2021
4:00 p.m. 

Put your thinking caps on.  When you have come up with your favorite memory of you and your father/grandpa/uncle, then go to  Please try and limit your memory to 3 paragraphs or less. Then, join us, with the main character from your memory.  Mrs. Eileen and Mrs. Venus will read the memories.  And, after the program, up until June 19th, you can come pick up your "memory" in letter form, addressed to your main character, just in time for a spectacular Father’s Day. This is an online event. Event URL:

Tale of the Cupcake/Muffin Wars
June 18, 2021 – July 16, 2021

Participants decorate a cupcake, or muffin, as best they can, to match the theme or slogan of the summer. This summer, 2021, the slogan is “Tales & Tails” and the theme is: Animals & Stories. Don’t worry too much if you don’t have on hand decorations that fit in this category, you decorate it how you choose. 

Once you have decorated your cupcake, or muffin, take 1 picture of the top, and one picture of the front side view. If you choose, you may include yourself in the side front view to make it only 2 photos. Or, you can take a 3rd picture, this one with you holding your cupcake.  By the way, any photos sent to us gives us permission to use in our social media platforms and on our website. 1 entry per person, no matter what branch chosen. All entries must be received by midnight of July 16th. Judging will be done for 3 age groups; 0-10, 11-17, & 18+. For each age group there will be a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize. Winners will be notified via email. Prizes will be available for pick-up no later than mid-September.

Go to from June 18th- July 16th to fill out the entry form and upload your photos. If you don’t have a google account, or don’t want to create one, just for this, then you can always send the following, along with your photos, to First & Last Name, Age, valid phone number, which branch of the Dearborn Heights City Libraries you go to the most; John F. Kennedy, Jr. (JFK) or Caroline Kennedy (CK), & in case you win, which branch would you like to pick up your prize at, JFK or CK.

@ Home I Spy Tails and Tales; June 21 - July 3

@ Home I Spy Tails and Tales
June 21 2021 – July 3, 2021

@ Home I Spy Tails and Tales Search you can do from your own home. Download from our website or pick up at the Dearborn Heights Library, your “I Spy Tails and Tales” list of things to find. Once you have found everything, go to the following web address to report your completion: