Nov 162015


Meet Pronunciator, Warren Public Library’s new online language-learning database. Pronunciator offers instruction for 80 languages that can be taken from any of  50 starting languages! This means that a French speaker can learn Korean, a Hindi speaker can learn Ukrainian, a Haitian Creole speaker can learn Afrikaans (among countless other possibilities). ESL courses are included for the 50 non-English languages.

Pronunciator quickly builds conversational skills through interactive online drills, scored quizzes, culture and business notes, and grammar reviews. Each language course has a minimum of 1,500 phrases to learn, and most have 10,000 phrases. Learners can move through the courses based on their skill level and learning goals. Lessons include:

  • Scored quizzes
  • Virtual coach
  • Speech recognition
  • Downloadable audio lessons
  • Virtual conversations
  • Downloadable phrasebooks in PDF form

Pronunciator includes lessons for children ages three to six and seven through 12, as well as eight week travel prep courses, which are specially designed to prepare you for your next trip.

If you’re on the go, Pronunciator’s free mobile app for iPhone, iPad, Android, and tablets allows you to take your lessons wherever you go. Your progress is automatically synced between devices, so you can go from your computer to your phone or tablet without missing a beat! Apps can be found in your devices app store.

Click here to try Pronunciator today!

Nov 182015

Tuesday, December 8, 6 pm, Civic Center Librarybeverage-group-2.jpe

‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings!

Lisa Howard, also known as the Cultured Cook, returns to the Civic Center Library and will teach us how to  make DIY sodas, teas, coffee, and holiday-themed drinks. You will also have the chance to sample your own creations!

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. There is a $3 fee due at time of registration. Please register in person at the Civic Center Library. For more information, call 586.751.0770.

Nov 182015

Thursday, December 10, 6 – 9 pm,  Civic Center Library

2459_qsonix-jukeboxListen and groove to the oldies’ beats of Magic Moments. Dress up in your fifties finest (optional) and enjoy this fun, relaxing program before the holiday rush. Refreshments will be available for purchase. All ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult. This event will be held in the atrium of Warren City Hall.

Click here to register or call 586.574.4564.