Sep 182014

Thursday, October 2, 6:00 pm , Civic Center Library

Gone.With.The.WindGone with the Wind–both the book and the film–have long been American favorites.  To help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the film, we are happy to welcome Kathleen Marcaccio to the Civic Center Library. Kathleen is a local expert on all things related to Gone with the Wind, and has spoken at the Clark Gable Foundation 100th Celebration in Cadiz, OH; the 2010 Gateway to the Wind event in St. Louis, MO; and has co-hosted a Gone with the Wind Weekend at Meadow Brook Theater.

Please join us as Kathleen presents background on author Margret Mitchell, her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Gone with the Wind, the 1939 film of the same name, and shows us memorabilia she has collected.

Registration is required for this program. To register, please call 586.574.4564.


Sep 182014

Thursday, October 9, 6:00 pm , Civic Center Library

BeerInterest in craft brewing and breweries continues to be strong in Michigan, with Michigan being ranked #5 for the most breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs (80+) per state in the nation.  There is also plenty of interest in home brewing.  Have you ever wondered how to brew your own beer at home or how microbreweries brew beer?  Eric Stephenson of local Warren microbrewery Falling Down Beer Co. visits us to discuss these topics and answer any questions.

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library in the Warren City Hall.  To register for this program, please call 586-574-4564. Refreshments (sorry, no beer!) will be served.

Aug 282014

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

Healthier.Gluten.FreeJoin as we again welcome Lisa Howard, author of the Cultured Cook blog, to the Civic Center Library. This time, she is here as a cookbook author and will be discussing her new book Healthier Gluten-Free: All-Natural Whole-Grain Recipes Made with Healthy Ingredients and Zero Fillers.

Lisa Howard  is a recipe developer, food writer, cooking instructor, and culinary speaker whose passion is helping people understand the health aspects of food while also embracing the creative, fun side of being in the kitchen. She speaks and teaches at community centers and libraries nationwide, and writes for Clean Eating magazine and other culinary and health publications.

We hope you will join us to discover how delicious eating gluten-free can be! Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. Registration is required, please call 586.574.4564 . Refreshments will be served.

Aug 292014

Monday, September 15, 6:00 pm , Civic Center Library

Original.Six.Dynasties.Detroit.Red.Wings.Duff.Book.JacketSports columnist and hockey historian Bob Duff will be at the Civic Center Library to discuss his new book Original Six Dynasties: The Detroit Red Wings. This book features outstanding photography and stories that covers the golden era of the Original Six, from 1942-1967, and features images of Detroit hockey greats like Alex Delvecchio, Ted Lindsay, Terry Sawchuk, and Gordie Howe.

Bob Duff is a sports columnist for The Windsor Star and has been an NHL columnist for and Hockey Weekly. His worked has appeared in such publications as The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, and Faceoff. He has covered the Stanley Cup finals, World Cup of Hockey, the Super Bowl, the World Series, Summer Olympic Games, the Ryder Cup,  the World Cup of Soccer and the Memorial Cup.

Please join us for an exciting look back at the history of the Detroit Red Wings and the golden age of the National Hockey League. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. Registration is required. To register, please call 586-574-4564.