Dearborn Public Library Summer Reading Program
June 19-July 29, 2017.

   All Ages Summer Reading 2017   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
On this day, select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, street corners, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem.
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join our ESL Conversation Circle at Henry Ford Centennial Library. Free, no registration required. Learn vocabulary, Develop confidence, Make new friends, Practice speaking English in real life situations.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Performance
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 27, 2018
Time
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
20 to 25 people will become United States Citizens by taking the Oath of Citizenship.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join us for a multimedia musical performance by Dearborn resident Jeff Karoub, exploring his family experiences with immigration. Then we’ll have an “open mic” where authors of our latest community anthology will read excerpts from their work.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Time
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
See a painting demonstration by a local artist. This will take place on the 2nd floor near the stairs.
Location
1st Floor Rotunda
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 30, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join our ESL Conversation Circle at Henry Ford Centennial Library
Free, no registration required. Learn vocabulary, Develop confidence,
Make new friends, Practice speaking English in real life situations.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
James Joyce’s "Ulysses" is considered one of the greatest books ever written. Is it on your reading bucket list? Join music teacher and Joyce enthusiast Ron Prowse for an introduction to the book.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join our ESL Conversation Circle at Henry Ford Centennial Library. Free, no registration required. Learn vocabulary, Develop confidence, Make new friends, Practice speaking English in real life situations.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This is a research-based program for those who want to prevent Type 2 diabetes. This program focuses on lifestyle changes related to healthy eating, physical activity, problem solving and coping skills. The Diabetes Prevention Program has been proven to be twice as effective as medication alone at preventing Type 2 diabetes. This program consists of 16 weekly sessions, followed by monthly maintenance sessions. Led by certified instructors.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The University of Michigan Depression Center will present their program called Bright Nights.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 07, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join our ESL Conversation Circle at Henry Ford Centennial Library
Free, no registration required. Learn vocabulary, Develop confidence,
Make new friends, Practice speaking English in real life situations.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Join our ESL Conversation Circle at Henry Ford Centennial Library. Free, no registration required. Learn vocabulary, Develop confidence, Make new friends, Practice speaking English in real life situations.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Ms. Annie Spence will be here to talk about and sign copies of her new book Dear Fahrenheit 451 Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Kathleen Kalil will share her experience about writing a book in the hope it will help other prospective authors.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Read and discuss great books! Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Location
2nd Floor Meeting Room (Ford Room)
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This is a research-based program for those who want to prevent Type 2 diabetes. This program focuses on lifestyle changes related to healthy eating, physical activity, problem solving and coping skills. The Diabetes Prevention Program has been proven to be twice as effective as medication alone at preventing Type 2 diabetes. This program consists of 16 weekly sessions, followed by monthly maintenance sessions. Led by certified instructors.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Cooking Matters is a 6-week commitment that includes fun, interactive weekly sessions presented by trained culinary and nutrition instructors.

Hands-on presentations demonstrate the link between nutrition and health, grocery shopping on a budget, healthy meal planning, and cooking tips. Gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make healthy and affordable meals.

Free groceries and free cookbooks are also included to practice new skills each week. .

Cooking Matters EXTRA for Diabetes™ provides specialized recipes and information for adults living with diabetes and their caregivers. The workshop is appropriate for people who are newly diagnosed as well as those who have been living with type 2 diabetes for years, and those with pre-diabetes.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
As part of the Michigan Notable Book Author Tour, Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo will be here to talk about how their new book Zingerman's Bakehouse came together and to serve samples from some of the recipes.
Location
Auditorium
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
This is a research-based program for those who want to prevent Type 2 diabetes. This program focuses on lifestyle changes related to healthy eating, physical activity, problem solving and coping skills. The Diabetes Prevention Program has been proven to be twice as effective as medication alone at preventing Type 2 diabetes. This program consists of 16 weekly sessions, followed by monthly maintenance sessions. Led by certified instructors.
Location
3rd Floor Conference Room 30
Library
Henry Ford Centennial Library

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Important Messages
Each week, record hours read and/or events attended and you will be entered in a weekly prize drawing. Log at least 12 hours read and/or events attended and you will be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing.

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