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Ghostbusters Day

Oct 08 | 1:00 p.m. | HFCL

Drop everything, Venkman. We got one! It’s a great day to turn on your proton pack, grab your ghost trap, and visit the library with the whole family. Someone turned off the grid so come to the library to make crafts and find Slimer.

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American Songbook of Jazz | Paul VornHagen Trio

Oct 11 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

Join us for an evening of live music! The Paul VornHagen Trio will perform jazz classics in the Henry Ford Centennial Library auditorium.

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FOLD: Book & Media Sale

October 12 | 10:00 a.m. | HFCL

As well as books and materials of all types this sale will be featuring:

  • Cookbooks
  • Adult Paperbacks
  • Adult Fiction
  • And much more!

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Read with Pippin

Oct 12 | 4:30 p.m. | HFCL

Gain confidence in your reading by reading to Pippin, a trained therapy dog. Open to all kids ages 4 and up! Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours!

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Manga in Motion: A Teen Anime Club

Oct 12 | 6:00 p.m. | HFCL

Do you love all things Anime and Manga? Join us for a new club at Henry Ford Centennial Library! We’ll meet and watch some anime together, discuss manga, and engage in other related activities! Registration required.

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Book & Cook: Cookbook Club - Sobremesa

Oct 13 | 6:00 p.m. | HFCL

Join us for a discussion of Sobremesa: A memoir of food and love in 13 courses by Josephine Caminos Oria. There will also be a demonstration and tasting of a recipe from the book.

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Family Storytime: Halloween Hijinks

Oct 17 | 6:00 p.m. | HFCL

Join us for a family story time featuring all things Halloween. We will read some books and do a themed craft. Younger children may need assistance. 

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History of the Library: Celebrating 100 Years

Oct 19 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

Attention all library fans and local history buffs: As part of celebrating 100 years of Dearborn Public Library, Mason Christensen of the Dearborn Historical Museum will be giving a lecture on the history of the library since 1922.

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Bestsellers Book Club

Oct 18 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

Come help us launch our new book club this fall where we’ll discuss a wide variety of popular titles featuring a different one every month. We’ll kick things off with The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid in October.

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Bestsellers Book Club

Oct 20 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

Author Dale Carlson will discuss some of the unique and unexpected renovations and reuses of buildings designed by Albert Kahn including over 20 different sites located in the Detroit metro area. 

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Library Commission Meeting Time Change

Meeting time has changed to 5:00 p.m.

Starting with the October 12th meeting the Dearborn Library Commission will now hold meetings at 5:00 p.m. (formerly 4:00 p.m.).

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100 Year Anniversary Celebration

Throughout October

Join the month-long celebration to honor the milestone anniversary of 100 years of service to the community. Activities are planned at all three libraries during the entire the month of October; with a final Open House held at the Henry Ford Centennial Library on Friday October 28 from 3–5 p.m. Visit at any time to reminisce, celebrate, and look forward to the future.

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Celebrating
100 Years

Throughout October


Join the month-long celebration to honor the milestone anniversary of 100 years of service to the community. Activities are planned at all three libraries during the entire the month of October; with a final Open House held at the Henry Ford Centennial Library on Friday October 28 from 3–5 p.m.

Visit at any time to reminisce, celebrate, and look forward to the future.

Click to view Events Calendar

Click to view Library Timeline

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Ongoing Programs

All Hallow's Read: Birthday Bash Challenge

October
It’s time for the 2nd Annual All Hallow’s Read Challenge! This year, we’re celebrating the library’s 100th birthday by challenging kids to read 100 pages and complete birthday-inspired activities during the month of October. Complete the challenge and win a free book!

Book or Treat

October
Finding a good book is a real treat– so why not take a chance on some surprise selections? Stop by displays located at various places around the library and grab one of the wrapped books to check out! Perfect for all ages: children, teen, and adult books available.

Blockbuster Film Series

August – December, Monday Evenings
Come and view this season’s selection of family friendly movies in the HFCL Auditorium.  Click for movie info.

ELL Conversation Circle

Sept – Dec, Tuesday @ Esper, Wednesdays @ HFCL
For adults wanting to practice speaking English.

Seed Library

All Growing Season
Grow some food, feed some pollinators, and learn about gardening and nutrition!

Tech Time: Drop In Tech Assistance

Every Friday, 2 – 4 pm
Bring your device and our experienced staff will do our best to answer your questions.

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