Mar 102015

Thursday, April 16, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Center.For.MIThe Warren Public Library has volunteered to work in partnership with the Center for Michigan to convene a group of people for a 90-minute discussion to discuss opportunities and hurdles moving from the classroom to a career in Michigan.  Specifically, we will be discussing challenges related to upward mobility. Please consider joining us!  You will be able to share your experiences, priorities, wants, fears and hopes related to getting a job in our state. Community meetings like this are happening all over Michigan.  Make sure YOUR voice is heard!

For more information about this program,  visit To register for this program please call 586-574-4564.

Apr 012015

Thursday, April 9, 6pm, Civic Center Library

Herb GardenWe are pleased to welcome back Troy Huffaker of DTL Herbs to the Civic Center Library to show how to grow and use herbs.

Mr. Huffaker is an Advanced Master Gardener. He practices urban agriculture and grows his herbs without herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilizers. He will show you how to prepare your garden for the growing season. You will learn how to select the best herbs for our region – whether you have a garden plot or containers on your patio.

This program will take place in the Conference Room outside of the Civic Center Library. Registration is required.  To register, please call 586.574.4564.

Feb 212015

Saturday, March 28, 10 am, Civic Center Library


Join us as we again welcome Gloria Nixon-John, author and teacher, to the Civic Center Library. During this workshop, Ms. Nixon-John will discuss what flash fiction is, why flash fiction is catching on, why it is a worthwhile form that challenges the writer as well as amuses the reader, and publishing opportunities for flash fiction.

Ms. Nixon-John will show you how to create flash fiction from bits of what you already have, or from scratch. This workshop is for beginners as well as seasoned writers. It will delve into both the structure and craft of flash fiction. Poets, essayists, memoirists, fiction, and non-fiction writers alike will benefit from this workshop.

Registration is required for this program. Please call 586.574.4564 to register.

Mar 102015

Thursday, March 19, 9:30-11 am, Arthur Miller Library

form_right_imageLearn where to start tracing your family tree with free tools available through the library. Librarian and genealogist Cyndi Knecht will teach the basics of searching, using HeritageQuest, Ancestry Library Edition, and researching census, vital, and military records.

Please note this is a basic beginners class, however more advanced searchers are welcome. Feel free to bring your questions; you may learn something new!

Registration is required, please call 586-751-5377 to register.