John Robertson

Sep 252015

MeLLogoDatabases that the Warren Public Library receives through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL) will be soon be changing.

On October 1, the following databases will not be available and will be removed from our database listings:

  • Books and Authors
  • Lansing State Journal
  • SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Renaissance
  • eLibrary and eLibrary Elementary
  • Job and Career Accelerator
  • 2 centers from Learning Express Library: Computer Skills Center  Skills for 21st Century Success

Also starting October 1, the following databases will be added:

  • Research in Context
  • Military and Intelligence
  • Britannica School, Britannica School – Learning Zone, Britannica School – Elementary, Britannica School – Middle, Britannica School – High

Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions about any of the databases that we offer.

Sep 152015

Fall into a good eBookRead an eBook Day is Friday, September 18. Sponsored by OverDrive, Read an eBook Day “is a celebration of modern storytelling” and encourages people to check out and read eBooks from their local library.

To celebrate, the Warren Public Library will be giving away three $20 gift cards to people who checkout eBooks from the library in September:

  • 2 gift cards will be given randomly to people who check out any eBook in September
  • 1 gift card will be given to someone who used our eBook service for the 1st time in the month of September

This is the perfect time to try eBooks from the library. Simply visit our eBook site to get started today!


Aug 102015

Saturday, August 8, 11 am, Burnette Branch, 586.758.2115
Monday, August 10, 6:30 pm, Miller Branch, 586.751.5377
Tuesday, August 11, Busch Branch, 586.755.5750
Saturday, August 15, Civic Center Library, 586.751.0770

Pete the CatHe has magic sunglasses, four groovy buttons, cool shoes, and he wants to meet you! Lucky for us, Pete the Cat will be visiting all four branches of the Warren Public Library. Join us for a Pete the Cat story or two, a craft, and a photo opportunity with this feline celebrity!

Registration is required for this event. To register, call the phone numbers listed above.

Jul 312015

Tuesday, September 29,  11:30 am,  Ukrainian Cultural Center

Second.Life.of.Nick.MasonUpdate 8-4-15: Unfortunately, the Book and Author Luncheon featuring Steve Hamilton has been cancelled. We have received word from Steve Hamilton’s published that he will not be touring this fall as originally planned. 

Join us for our first ever Books and Author luncheon at the Ukrainian Cultural Center featuring New York Times bestselling author Steve Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton will be speaking about his latest novel The Second Life of Nick Mason, which is the start of a brand new series. Listed as one of the most anticipated titles to be released this fall by Publisher’s Weekly, The Second Life of Nick Mason has received rave reviews. Author Don Winslow calls it “Stunning. A gripping non-stop thriller.” Author Harlan Coben declares it “a game changer”. Author Michael Connely says you will want to “Get in on the ground floor with The Second Life of Nick Mason”.

Tickets for the luncheon, includes lunch and a meet and greet with Steve Hamilton, are $20.00 and can be purchased from the Warren Civic Center Library beginning Tuesday, August 11. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event.

This event is sponsored by The Friends of the Warren Public Library.