Apr 152016

Tuesday, May 17, 7:30 pm, Dragonmead Microbrewery

Please note: The April venue is Dragonmead Microbrewery, NOT Lily’s Seafood Grill & Brewery as noted in The Newsbeat.

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 a handout of possible discussion questions at the Miller Library circulation desk or check it out on your eReader (sample 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, May 17, 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 May is Mr. Mac and Me by Esther Freud.

Registration is required for this event. Click here to register or call 586.751.5377. Please note: In order to give a head count to the venue, registration will close the day before to the event, so be sure to register early!

Apr 212016

Thursday, May 26, 6:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Soo PorterAre you ready to finally get that difficult closet, home office, kitchen or basement organized? Come learn the basics of getting your personal space in order with Soo Porter from Your Cluttered Space. She will share the best practices for tackling the clutter and creating more function in your home.

Registration is requested; please click here or call 586.751.5377 to register.

This program will take place down the hall from the Miller Library in the Warren Community Center Cafeteria.

Feb 232016

Thursday, April 28, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

crayonsColoring is just for kids, right? Not anymore! Adults across the country have picked up coloring books as a fun way to relax and unwind.  The health benefits include relaxation, exercising fine motor skills, and training the brain to focus.  We’ll supply all the materials plus tea and hot chocolate. Join us at to unwind and bring out your imaginations. Older teens and adults only.

Please register here or call 586-574-4564.

Apr 132016

Money Smart Week 2016 Logo

Money Smart Week is a national public awareness campaign created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002. It is now a nationwide event with libraries and other institutions throughout the country offering programs to help improve financial literacy. To celebrate, we are offering the following events:

Identity Theft
Monday, April 18, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

Learn how to prevent being a victim as well as the steps to follow if someone steals your identity.  Glenn Clark from the Michigan Attorney General’s Office and Colleen Godfrey, a consumer education specialist, from the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union will present. Please register here or call 586-574-4564.

Power Over Debt
Tuesday, April 26, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

This workshop will highlight ways to avoid debt and build a more secure future.  Discussions include understanding and improving your credit report and score, as well as steps to tackling debt through identifying spending habits and budgeting.  Colleen Godfrey from the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union will present. Please register here or call 586-574-4564.