Oct 042017
 

Monday, October 23, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

This interactive program combines performance with a “hands on” opportunity for people who want to experience a hammered dulcimer up close and personal. You will get to hear, to touch, and even to play a hammered dulcimer. All ages are welcome, but children must be accompanied by an adult.
Register online here or call 586-574-4564.

Sep 302017
 

Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Libray

In 2009 at age 23, Drew Philp bought an abandoned  house in Detroit for $500. Arriving with no job, no friends, and no money, his memoir,  A $500 House in Detroit describes his time rehabbing his house from foundation to roof.

A $500 House in Detroit is “a standout” according to Kirkus Reviews.  Library Journal said it is “highly recommended” and  Publisher’s Weekly called it “an impassioned memoir”.

Don’t miss your chance to listen to and meet author Drew Philp! Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. You can register here or call 586-751-0770.

Oct 192017
 

Tuesday, November 14, 7:30 pm, Lily’s Seafood Grille and Brewery

Join Books, Brew, & Banter each month to make new friends and enjoy good books, food, drink, and conversation together in a laid back atmosphere! You can pick up a copy of the book and possible discussion questions at the Miller Library or check it out on your eReader. (sample here). But don’t forget, even if you hate the book, or don’t finish it, come anyway! All are welcome.

The meeting will take place at Lily’s Seafood Grille and BreweryLily’s is located at 410 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067. The phone number is 248.591.5459. Our book for November is The Children Act by Ian McEwan.

Registration is required for this event. Register here or call 586.751.5377. Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close one day prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

Aug 232017
 

Just in time for back to school, we are happy to announce that the Warren Public Library now offers Tutor.com, a new program that offers students of all ages live, one-to-one help from professional tutors online.   Any community member with a library card can use Tutor.com’s Learning Suite from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet by visiting their library’s website and clicking on Tutor.com.

The Tutor.com Learning Suite, a service of The Princeton Review, combines on-demand, real-time tutoring with several self-study tools to create a robust, personalized learning or job search experience. The live, online tutoring and job search support is available 7 days a week from 4 pm to 11 pm. Many other features such as The Princeton Review’s SAT/ACT Essentials Test Prep is available 24/7.

You can access Tutor.com here or from our database page.

Aug 312017
 

Wednesdays, October 4 – November 8, 6 – 7:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

The Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when practiced daily, help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and most of all will lead you to inner calm and peace. The entire program will be conducted by certified Heartfulness trainers, who have been meditating and training for several years.

Each class covers both the conceptual framework as well as practical meditation and relaxation sessions. Participants will be meditating in chairs. Those wishing to meditate while sitting on the floor may bring their own floor cushions.

This program will be held in the Community Center Cafeteria.

Registration is required. Register here or call 586.751.5377.