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Scrap Craft / All Ages Tuesday, April 10th @ 2 – 4 pm See what we find in our closet. Make some crafts, have some fun. Younger children will need parent/caregiver assistance.

EVENTS Bookmark Contest / Grades 1 — 5 / March 1st — 23rd Dearborn residents or students attending a Dearborn school can design a reading-related bookmark. Bookmarks must be done in BLACK INK and be 8.5” x 2”. Entrant’s name, grade and school must be written on the back in pencil. One entry per child. Entries may be dropped off at any Dearborn Public Library. For more details, pick up a special Bookmark Contest Flyer. Teen Tech Week / Grades 6+ / March 5th — 9th Stop by the Teen Display in the Teen Zone at Henry Ford Centennial Library to pick up a “Know Your Meme” quiz. Turn it in by March 10th to be eligible for a gift card and prize pack. All participants will also receive a free new book for participation. One entry per person. Panem Hunger Games Party / Grades 6+ / Saturday, March 10th @ 2 pm Join us to pay “tribute” to Suzanne Collins’ popular book. Space is limited. Registration begins Feb. 25th.

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Family Science & Reading: Vital Signs: How Health Works / Grades 1— 6 + Parents S at u rd ay, Mar ch 17t h: Making the most of your health @ 11am Kids & parents can join staff from the Museum of Natural History @ U of M in learning about the human body. Find out what makes us up and what can take us down. Parents must stay with their children. Space is limited. Registration begins March 3rd. Lets Go to the Movies / All Ages / 1:30 pm (Movie @ 2 pm) - No Strollers please. Join us for a craft in the Children’s area & a movie in the auditorium. No Registration, but space is limited. Sat., March 17th: Princess Bride (1987, PG, 98 min.) Sat., April 21st: Finding Nemo (2003, G, 100 min.) KAPLAN Challenge Study Session / Grades 6+ / Saturday, March 24th @ 10:00 am Bring your calculator and a Ticonderoga No. 2 pencil to this 1 hour, 10 Question Challenge study session for the upcoming ACT. Registration begins March 10th. National Library Week Book Swap / All Ages (Children & Teens) / April 9th—14th Celebrate National Library Week with us! Bring in your older favorites any time during the week and swap them for some new ones. Please only bring in books that are in good condition and age appropriate.

Book Bingo / Ages 6 — 12 Thursday, April 12th @ 6:30 pm No registration, but space is limited. Feeling lucky? Join us for Book Bingo Night! Get a Bingo with favorite books & characters & win a book. 100th Anniversary of the Titanic Sinking / Ages 8 — 12 / Friday, April 13th @ 4:00 pm Join us as we remember the sinking of the Titanic one hundred years ago. What was life like in 1912? How cold is an iceberg? What exactly happened on that fateful night? Find out with us! Space is limited. Registration begins March 30th. 3rd Annual Peeps Diorama Contest / All Ages / Entry Deadline: Saturday, April 14th Get creative with your marshmallow Peeps! Using Peeps & a small box such as a shoebox, create a diorama of a scene from a book, movie, TV show, song, historical/ current event, etc. All Entries must be submitted to the Henry Ford Centennial Library Children’s Help Desk by 5:30pm on April 14th. Pick up a flyer with complete rules & entry form at any Dearborn Public Library. “Peeple’s Choice” Voting: April 16-20th. Awards Reception: April 21st World Book Night / All Ages / Monday, April 23rd @ 6:00 pm Join us for a night of stories and songs to celebrate our love of books! No registration, but space is limited.

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