John Robertson

Sep 152017

Thursdays, September 21 – October 26, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Dorothy Busch Branch Library

prime-timeThe Warren Public Library is pleased to offer Prime Time Family Reading Time, a free six-week program of reading, group discussion, and storytelling for families with children age 6-10.  At each session families will enjoy a dinner together, followed by a reading of two children’s stories.  A group discussion will take place about topics from the stories such as fairness,  courage and dreams.  Younger children will be supervised at no charge during the program and take part in their own activities. Free books and door prizes will also be distributed.

To register for the six-week series call 586-751-0770. Ages 6 to 10 accompanied by their families. This program will be at Busch Branch Library (23333 Ryan Rd., Warren). Transportation can be provided if needed.

Prime Time Family Reading Time in Warren is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Aug 232017

Just in time for back to school, we are happy to announce that the Warren Public Library now offers, 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’s Learning Suite from any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet by visiting their library’s website and clicking on

The 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 here or from our database page.

Aug 012017

Zinio, our downloadable digital magazine service has recently undergone a name change and is now called RBdigital!

Everything you’ve come to love about Zinio is the same with RBdigital– we still have the same excellent choice of magazines, including CosmopolitanForbes,  National Geographic, Marie Claire and Newsweekas well as magazines that are only published digitally, such as PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld. Magazines are still checked out to you without any loan limits – they do not need to be returned by a certain date.

RBdigital is still as easy to use as ever. Simply:

1. Go to our  RBdigital magazines page.
2. Click Create New Account near the top right.
3. Enter your name, library card number, email address, and create a password.
4. Browse and select a magazine you want to checkout.
5. Click Start Reading. You will now be able to read your magazine!

Magazines can be read on your computer in a web browser or through the new RBdigital app, which allows you to search for, checkout, and download magazines on your mobile device. It is available for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.

For help, visit any Warren Public Library locations or visit this FAQ page.

Aug 302017

Thursday, September 14, 6 pm, Arthur Miller Branch

Members from the Lake St. Clair Metropark Nature Center will be here to talk about Michigan wildlife. Join us for this fun and educational talk and have a chance to learn about our backyard friends and even meet some of them! This program will be held in the Cafeteria of the Community Center

This program is for children ages 5 – 11. Register here or call 586.751.5377.