Amy Nelson

Jan 162016
 

Dragonmead LogoTuesday, February 16, 7:30 pm, Dragonmead Microbrewery

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. 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 on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:30 pm at Dragonmead Microbrewery. Dragonmead is located at 14600 E 11 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48089. The phone number is (586) 776-9428. Our book for February is The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.

Registration is required for this event so that we can make sure we have enough seats! Click here to register or call the Miller Library at 586.751.5377 . Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close 3 days prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

Jan 052016
 

Lily'sLogoTuesday, January 12, 7:30 pm, Lily’s Seafood Grille & 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. 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 on Tuesday, January 12, at 7:30 pm at Lily’s Seafood Grille & Brewery. Lily’s is located at 410 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067. The phone number is 248.591.5459. Our book for January is Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty.

Registration is required for this event so that we can make sure we have enough seats! Click here to register or call the Miller Library at 586.751.5377 . Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close 3 days prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

Nov 162015
 

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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!

Oct 152015
 

fallingdownTuesday, November 17, 7:30 pm, Falling Down Beer Co.

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 at the Miller Library or check it out on your eReader. 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 on Tuesday, November 17, at 7:30 pm at Falling Down Beer Co. (2270 E 10 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48091). Our book for November will be Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan.

Registration is required for this event so that we can make sure we have enough seats! To register, either call the Miller Library at 586.751.5377 or you can register here. Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close 3 days prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

Sep 242015
 

Dragonmead LogoTuesday, October 13, 7:30 pm, Dragonmead Microbrewery

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 at the Miller Library or check it out on your eReader. (You can do that 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 on Tuesday, October 13, at 7:30 pm at Dragonmead Microbrewery (14600 E. 11 Mile Rd, Warren, MI 48089). Our book for October will be We Were Liars by E. Lockhart.

Registration is required for this event so that we can make sure we have enough seats! To register, either call the Miller Library at 586.751.5377 or you can register yourself though the library website: Books, Brew, & Banter registration.

Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close 3 days prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

 

Aug 202015
 

kuhnhenn-logoWednesday, September 16, 7:30 pm, Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.

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 copies of the book at the Miller Library circulation desk or check it out on your eReader through OverDrive. But don’t forget, even if you hate the book, or don’t finish it, come anyway! All are welcome.

The September meeting will be held at Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. (5919 Chicago Rd, Warren, MI 48092). Our book for September is The Circle by Dave Eggers.

Registration is required for this event so that we can make sure we have enough seats! To register, either call the Miller Library at 586.751.5377 or you can register yourself though the library website: Books, Brew, & Banter registration.

Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close 3 days prior to the event. So be sure to register early!