Mar 072014
 

anna2Saturday, March 22, 2 pm, Civic Center Library

Pam Flowers is the award-winning author of five books, including Alone Across the Arctic, an account of her 2,500 mile solo dog sled trek across Arctic America. Alone Across the Arctic received the Benjamin Franklin Award as well as a starred review in School Library Journal.

Please join us as Ms. Flowers presents her incredible story of sledding alone with her eight-dog team. She will discuss the native culture of the arctic, perseverance when things go wrong, manners and courtesy (even sled dogs need manners!), and much more.

This all-ages program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. Books will be available for purchase. Registration is required for this program. Please call 586.574.4564 to register.

Dec 232013
 

kristinariggleThursday, January 30, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Author of 5 novels, Kristina Riggle lives and writes in West Michigan. Her debut novel, Real Life & Liars, was a Target “Breakout” pick and a Great Reads selection by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association. Booklist gave her latest novel, The Whole Golden World, a starred review and said that fans of “Jodi Picoult and Barbara Delinsky will devour this story”.

Please join us as we welcome Ms. Riggle for talk about her work and a book signing. Books will be available for sale and signing.

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. Registration is required for this event. Please call 586.574.4564 to register.

Dec 202013
 

hotreadsThursday, January 9, 6 pm and Thursday, February 27, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Take time for some fun winter reading!

Here is how it works:

Join us January 9 at 6 pm to receive a bookmark with a list of 15 book titles. Spend the next 7 weeks reading any of the books that appeal to you.

Join us again on Thursday, February 27 at 6 pm to discuss them and share a snack.

Registration is required for this program. Registration is limited to 15 participants, so please register early! Please call 586.574.4564 to register.

Aug 172013
 

Crossing the Border - RychtyckaMonday, September 16, 6:00-7:30pm, Civic Center Library

Ksenia Rychtycka worked as an editor in Ukraine during the post-Soviet era. Crossing the Border is her first collection of short stories illuminating moments of tragedy and triumph, personal discovery, and disillusionment, spotlighting characters who, in one form or another, learn to move forward with their lives. Midwest Book Review says that “With a good dose of humor and insight into the lives of Ukrainians, Crossing the Border is a must for any international fiction collection“. Crossing the Border was also a finalist for the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award.

This event will take place in the Conference Room outside of the Civic Center Library. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. To register, call 586.574.4564.

Jul 052013
 

Let it Burn - HamiltonWe are happy to announce that New York Times bestselling author Steve Hamilton will be returning to the Warren Public Library’s Civic Center Library on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 6 p.m. to discuss his latest novel, Let It Burn, the tenth novel in his  Alex McKnight series of mysteries set around the Upper Peninsula town of Paradise.

The Associated Press calls Let It Burn “a beautifully crafted novel”.  Previous novels in the Alex McKnight series have been called “excellent” by Booklist“masterful” by Publisher’s Weekly, and “ingenious” by Kirkus Reviews.

Don’t miss your chance to listen to and meet 2-time Edgar® Award winning author Steve Hamilton! This event will take place in the Atrium of the Warren City Hall building, just  outside of the Civic Center Library. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. To register, call 586-574-4564.