John Robertson

Dec 122014

Thursday, December 18, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

William.ShakespeareJoin us as Jim Glenn visits the Civic Center Library to discuss the life and times of William Shakespeare. For more than thirty years, Mr. Glenn has made presentations about William Shakespeare to high school and college drama and English departments, theaters, private acting studios, senior groups, libraries, and other organizations.  Mr. Glenn’s lively and informative talk will delight us with tales of Shakespeare’s boyhood in Stratford and how his life in the Elizabethan era influenced and shaped his writings.

This event will take place in the conference room outside of the Civic Center Library. To register, call 586.574.4564.

Dec 022014

marketing~~element54We are very happy to announce that Freegal has been added to our electronic resource offerings. With Freegal, you can stream music, as well as download up to 5 songs a week. The downloaded songs are in the MP3 format, and are not checked out: they are yours to keep! Freegal offers over 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists. There is no software to download, and downloaded songs are DRM (digital rights management) free. All you need is your Warren Public Library card!

Go to this website to get started using Freegal! For detailed instructions on how to use Freegal, click here.

Dec 022014

Thursday, December 11, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

Built.In.Detroit.Bob.MorrisPlease join us when local author Bob Morris discusses his book, Built in Detroit: A Story of the UAW, a Company, and a Gangster.

Built in Detroit is part history, part biography, and part mystery. It discusses the life of Ken Morris, Bob’s father, as he moves to Detroit in 1935 and begins working at the Briggs Manufacturing Company. It includes the early of history of the UAW, and covers such important figures as Walter & Victor Reuther and Emil Mazey. It also covers the investigation into the beatings and assassination attempts on UAW leaders in the late 1940s. If you are interested in history that shaped Detroit and the auto industry, this is a presentation you will not want to miss!

This event will take place in the conference room outside of the Civic Center Library. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. To register, call 586.574.4564.