Sep 302017

Wednesday, October 25, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

In 2009 at age 23, Drew Philp bought an abandoned  house in Detroit for $500. Arriving with no job, no friends, and no money, his memoir,  A $500 House in Detroit describes his time rehabbing his house from foundation to roof.

A $500 House in Detroit is “a standout” according to Kirkus Reviews.  Library Journal said it is “highly recommended” and  Publisher’s Weekly called it “an impassioned memoir”.

Don’t miss your chance to listen to and meet author Drew Philp! Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. You can register here or call 586-751-0770.

Aug 242017

Friday, September 8, 1 pm, Civic Center Library

The Warren Public Library is proud to present a panel of over a dozen local authors. Their works run the gamut from fiction (thrillers, romance, mysteries, intrigue, and more), poetry, non-fiction (including African-American history) and young adult fantasy. From 1:00pm -2:15pm,  hear the authors talk briefly about their books and how they came to be published. After the authors’ presentations, meet the authors.  Books will be available for purchase and signing. To register, please call 586-574-4564.

Authors include: Mianne Adufuste,  Shelbie and Hasani Ali, Tony Aued, Writer L. Bush, Nicole Castle, Veronica Dale, Annmarie DeClark, Thomas Galasso,  Gil Guevara, Donald Levin, John Marks,  Evelyn Millstein, Gregory Schindler,  and Victoria Staat.

Jul 072017

Wednesday, July 12, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

Come and listen to author Jack Kresnak talk about his first book,   Hope for the City: a Catholic Priest, a Suburban Housewife and Their Desperate Effort to Save Detroit.   The book tells the story of Father William T. Cunningham, who had co-founded Focus: HOPE in Detroit with former suburbanite Eleanor Josaitis in 1968.  Focus: HOPE’s mission statement pledges “intelligent and practical action to overcome racism, poverty and injustice. And to build a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection.

Author Jack Kresnak worked for many years as a reporter and editor at the Detroit Free Press and has won many awards and accolades for his coverage of children’s issues.  The Michigan Supreme Court recognized his efforts in a unanimous resolution praising his efforts.  In 2008, he was inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.

Register here or call 586.751.0770.

May 232017

Tuesday, June 6, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Michigan author Meg Mims will be presenting her latest cozy mystery series with the début of her new book “Bearly Departed.” Feel free to bring a new teddy bear to donate to foster children. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be served.

Please register here or call 586-574-4564.