Beginning Sunday, Sept. 10, the Dearborn Henry Ford Centennial Library will open its doors to the public seven days a week. The Centennial Library will now be open on Sundays from 1 - 5 p.m., in addition to its standard hours Monday - Thursday from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., excluding all major holidays.
The Bryant Branch and Esper Branch Libraries will continue to operate Mondays and Tuesdays from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Both branches will remain closed on Fridays and Sundays this fall.
In addition to extending their hours, the Dearborn Public Library will host many community events during the month of September. Event details and registration is available online at DearbornLibrary.org.
Dearborn Public Library welcomes author Ghassan Zeineddine to discuss Dearborn
Ghassan Zeineddine will discuss his new book, Dearborn, with Diana Abouali, Director of the Arab American National Museum, on Saturday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. in conference room 15 of the Henry Ford Centennial Library.
Zeineddine’s debut collection examines the diverse range and complexities of the Arab American community in Dearborn.
Registration is now open for this free event hosted by the Dearborn Public Library in collaboration with the University of Michigan-Dearborn Center for Arab American Studies.
Celebrating the History of Tiger Stadium
In partnership with WETA and PBS Books, the Dearborn Public Library will honor the legacy of Tiger Stadium with a screening of the Fenway Park episode of the PBS documentary series, “Iconic America: Our Symbols and Stories with David Rubenstein” following an author talk featuring local writer Jeffrey “Doc” Fletcher.
On Thursday, Sept. 14, Fletcher will discuss his book, History of Tiger Stadium, at 6:30 p.m. in conference room 15 of Centennial Library.
Registration is strongly encouraged. To register, visit DearbornLibrary.org.
Funding for this program is provided by The Zohar Ben-Dov Family through the Luminescence Foundation.
Monthly FOLD Book & Media Sale on Sept. 13
The Friends of the Library Dearborn (FOLD) host their monthly book and media sale on Wednesday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Centennial Library.
The September sale will feature children’s educational books and media, including DVDs for 10 cents each. Kids who attend can choose up to two free items from a set selection.
Other items for sale include graphic novels, magazines, DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, and audiobooks. Collectors will want to check out the showcase in the book sale room, and peruse “treasure tables” for unique and rare items.
Proceeds from the FOLD book sales are used to support library programs and services.
More information about any of the events or activities held at Dearborn Public Libraries can be found by visiting DearbornLibrary.org or calling 313-943-2330.
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