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Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon

November 30 | 6:30 p.m. | Online

The Henry Ford Centennial Library will host New York Times Best Selling Author William Cohan for a Zoom virtual conversation on Wednesday, November 30th at 6:30 pm to discuss his new book Power Failure.

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Studebaker, Packard, Nash, & Hudson: How They Started & Where They Went

December 06 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

Learn how the Studebaker Brothers, the Packard Brothers, Charlie Nash and Joseph L. Hudson grew their companies and what lead to their ultimate disappearance from the auto industry. Presented by automotive writer Russell Doré.

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Book & Cook: Cookbook Club - Zingerman's Bakehouse

December 08 | 6:00 p.m. | HFCL

Join us for a discussion of Zingerman’s Bakehouse by Amy Emberling and Frank Carollo. There will also be a demonstration and tasting of a recipe from the book.

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Holiday Cards

December 08 | 11:30 a.m. | HFCL

Drop in to the Youth Services area at Henry Ford Centennial Library and create your own unique holiday cards to give to family and friends.

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Dementia Education Class

December 13 | 6:30 p.m. | HFCL

 This free educational class, presented by Bickford Home Care of Wayne County, is for family and friends to better understand the effects Dementia can have on you and your loved ones.

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Bestsellers Book Club

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

Consider joining our Bestsellers Book Club where we’ll discuss a wide variety of popular titles every other month. The December selection is The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel (author of Station Eleven). Check out a copy at the library or on Libby.

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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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Get Setup

Try a Free Online Class Today!

Library of Michigan has partnered with GetSetUp to provide free virtual classes for older adults taught by peers – ask questions, make friends, learn new things, and have fun.

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Dearborn Library
Wins
Excellence Award


The Library of Michigan Foundation and the Library of Michigan announced Dearborn Public Library as the recipient of the 2022 State Excellence Award, in recognition of exceptional customer service to the community of Dearborn.

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Award Acceptance Video

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Ongoing Programs

Book & Cook: Spice It up!

November
Spice it up! Explore new tastes and new recipes! While supplies last, pick up a featured Herb or Spice and recipe card at any Dearborn Public Library location.

Reindeer Rescue

December
Stop by Henry Ford Centennial Library and find the reindeer hidden in the Youth Services area. Turn in your Reindeer Tracking sheet at the Help Desk and win a small prize!

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.

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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