Dearborn Heights Library Programs May 1-7

book clubs

Conversation in the book of fire

Gathers at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the John P. Kennedy Jr. Library.
May 2, 2022: Dear Edward by Anne Napolitano

Sparks the imagination

Meet at 14:00 and 18:00 on the second Monday of the month at the Carolyn Kennedy Library and through Zoom.

May 9: Big Lies by Lianne Moriarty

Mystery Book Club

It convenes at 2:00 pm on the first Tuesday of the month at the Caroline Kennedy Library.

May 3: Game Talk (short story) by Jeffrey at Trouble in Mind

adult programs

technology time
Need help finding ebooks? Are you navigating the app? How do you learn your way around a new device? We can help you! Join us for Tech Time, one-on-one technical assistance by pre-ordering at the Caroline Kennedy Library and the John P. Kennedy Jr. Library. Note that the efficiency of the guide will vary by device.

To schedule an appointment at the Caroline Kennedy Library, please call (313) 791-3813 and make an appointment with John F. Kennedy. Kennedy Jr., please call (313) 791-6050.

Poetry Month April 2022
John B .. Library Kennedy Jr.

April is the month of poetry! Take a pen and write a song. Optional writing topic: Everything about the sea. This is a program for all ages. Put your song on the borrowing table at John F. Kennedy, Jr. library or send an email, [email protected] , no later than Thursday, May 5, 2022. The two main songs selected by the library staff will win prizes! The winners will be announced on Tuesday 10 May 2022.

Trivia Month of Arab Heritage with award-winning paintings

Visit the Caroline Kennedy Library for weekly little things and paintings appreciated during April to celebrate Arab Heritage Month. The little questions will be published every Monday on a special Arabic food show in front of the cycling table. The answers to the general questions can be placed in the box next to the screen. Recipients who correctly answer the weekly questions will be included in the prize draw. Each week, we will offer clients a cultural recipe that can be obtained from the Caroline Kennedy Library near the Arab Food Fair.

Complete display of Ramadan books and lanterns

During April, stop and watch the display of Ramadan books at the Caroline Kennedy Library. Handmade art kits will be available to collect outside our library members store. Art kits are suitable for all ages. For more information, please contact Grandpa Alhami at (313) 791-3800.

English as a Second Language (ESL).

Improve your English and meet new people with our English conversation lessons. These free introductory classes will increase your confidence and fluency. Students of different language levels are welcome.

Caroline Kennedy Library

Tuesday • 10:15 – 23:30

Thursday • 13:00 – 14:15

April 5 – May 26, 2022

Genealogical help
Monday 18 April 2022
12:00 – 16:00 at the Caroline Kennedy Library

Want to explore your family’s past? Members of the Dearborn Pedigree Society will be available to help you explore your family through Ancestry.com and other websites.

A survival guide for a freelance writer

Tuesday 19 April 2022

7:00 – 20:30 at the Caroline Kennedy Library

It’s hard for a freelance writer and journalist, but we’re here to help! In this lecture, Andrew Labin, Editor-in-Chief of the Jewish Telegraph Agency Local News, will show you how to create the perfect presentation, connect with editors, build a sustainable portfolio, and actually make money doing what doni. Come up with questions. bring your plot or craft to the workshop; Or just feel free to call. Whether you are a freelancer or a beginner, you will find something that suits you.

Loyal friends: The leader of the blind dogs
Tuesday 26 April 2022
18:30 – 20:00 at the Caroline Kennedy Library

Leader Dogs for the Blind is an organization that provides service dogs specially trained for a visually impaired person. Meet Cathy McAdam and her boss dog, Lucy. Cathy will explain how a person adapts to their core dog and the intense training they both receive. He will also discuss how wonderful service animals offer their owners a life of independence, security and friendship. During her lifetime, Cathy had 8 leading dogs. Her experience and association with these loyal service members have enabled her to live a life that many of us take for granted – college, work, multiple trips, going to sporting events and concerts, to name a few.

Programs for Youth, Youth and Family

Earth Day
Wednesday 20 April 2022
16:00 – 17:00 at the Caroline Kennedy Library
Join us to create Earth Day and a home grown plant. This is a program for all ages!

Family Movie Night: Tom and Jerry
Wednesday 27 April 2022
18:00 at the Caroline Kennedy Library
Join us for a family movie night! Movies are always rated as G or PG, and everyone is welcome! Young children should be accompanied by an adult. The offer is free and includes a halal snack.

Virtual story hour with Mr. Jim

Thursday 9:45 a.m. at the Caroline Kennedy Library

Our storytelling times are for preschoolers and include music plus three simple stories. For security and privacy, we recommend access without turning on the camera. Kindergartens and day care centers are especially welcome to attend. To join the Zoom session, please visit the library website: dhcl.michlibrary.org/youth

Story time with Mr. Jim

(Photo courtesy of Dearborn Heights Libraries)

Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at the Caroline Kennedy Library
September – May
Simple stories Mr. Jim read, plus music and art for the little ones and their caregivers. This program is for kids ages two or three, but everyone is welcome.

Castle history hour
Tuesday 12 April 2022
15:30 – 16:30 at John F. Kennedy, Jr. bookstore
Join us for seasonal stories at Castle at the John P. Kennedy Jr. Library. Our stories are for children 4-8 years old, but all ages are welcome. These stories will be presented in person and through Zoom.

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