John Robertson

Apr 172020
 

Online Event – Wednesday, April 22, 6:00 PM

We are pleased to announce our “Let’s Go Green!” program will be presented via Zoom so everyone can attend from home.  Please include your email address when registering so that login information can be sent to you.  You can also contact jbabcock@cityofwarren.org to sign up.

In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Gerald Hasspacher of the Southeast Michigan Group of the Sierra Club will give an environmental awareness presentation. Topics discussed will include energy, watersheds, hazardous chemicals in everyday products, and native/invasive birds, plants, and trees. He’ll also give tips for the yard/garden and reducing energy usage.

Mar 272020
 

One of the most popular databases at the Warren Public Library is Ancestry Library Edition. This genealogical database is used by many to look up census records from 1790-1940 , draft cards, ship passenger lists, and much more.

This database was only available for in-library use, but due to the unprecedented shut down of libraries across the state, Ancestry is offering remote access to Warren Public Library cardholders for a limited time, from now through August 31, 2020. Follow the steps below to access Ancestry Library Edition from home.

1. Visit our online library catalog by using the Library Catalog & Account link .

2. When you visit our catalog, check the upper-right portion of the screen. If logged in, you will see your name. If not, click Log In.

3. After logging in, the Ancestry link will be revealed. Click the Ancestry – Remote Access Link at the top of the left-hand box to access Ancestry Library Edition.

That’s all there is to it! Happy searching!

Apr 022020
 

Thanks to our vendors, we’ve been able to add three new educational eResources to our offerings for a limited time!

Scholastic Teachables Logo

Scholastic Teachables, available now through April 30, 2020, features downloadable worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, it offers a variety of printable activities for all subjects for grades preK -6!

Access it today with the username “warrencclib” and password “library“.

Scholastic Watch & Learn Library is also available from now through April 30, 2020. Created specifically for young learners Scholastic Watch and Learn is a library of hundreds of nonfiction videos with real-world footage that builds science, social studies and social-emotional knowledge. Closed captioning for each videos supports ELL and beginning readers.

Access it today with the username “warrencclib” and password “library“.

From now through June 30, 2020, access over access over 2000 PreK-9+ curriculum nonfiction and fiction ebooks through Crabtree Digital! From children’s publisher Crabtree, their complete collection of eBooks is available, and works in on any device through a web browser. Best of all, all books are immediately available, there is no waiting.

Access it today with the username “read” and password “free

Apr 032020
 

The library may be closed, but we are brainstorming ideas on how to bring you virtual programs until we can open our doors safely. Some of these program ideas will be aimed specifically at teens and tweens, and some will be great for any age. Please click on events you or your child or teen may be interested in attending online. You can also add your own idea for a virtual program you would like to attend. If you add your own idea, please include a target age group as well. This poll will be active through Monday, April 6.

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Which of these virtual programs would you be interested in?