Aug 272019
 

 

We are excited to announce that the new library location for the Maybelle Burnette Branch Library, Warren Civic Center South, located at 23345 Van Dyke will soon be opening on October 10! This new location for the Burnette Branch will provide Warren residents with an up-to-date facility that will feature more computers, comfortable seating, study rooms, a large community room, and a large aquarium for all to enjoy.

Here are some things to know:

  •  The current location of the Maybelle Burnette Branch will be closing to the public on Saturday, September 14 at 5:00 pm. After September 14:
    • Patrons with holds usually picked up at the Maybelle Burentte Branch will have their holds sent to the Dorothy Busch Branch or a branch of their choice.
    • The drop-box at the Maybelle Burnette Branch will be open while the Burnette Branch’s collection is being moved to the new Warren Civic Center South location.
  • Warren Civic Center South’s grand opening will be October 10. We will have more details to follow!
Jun 062019
 

Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 pm, Maybelle Burnette Branch

puppy with service dog harnessPaws With a Cause is visiting the Burnette Library! Through custom-trained assistance dogs, Paws With a Cause enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities. Join us as they describe how their program works, how they got started, and the many types of people they help. We will also get to meet and greet some of the puppies as well as fully trained service dogs!

This is an all-ages event. Registration is required – please call 586.758.2115 to register.

May 312019
 

Our Summer Reading Programs for all ages begin Saturday, June 15 and every branch is kicking off Summer Reading with some out-of-this-world programs!

Maybelle Burnette Branch Library – 9:00am – 4:30pm – Summer Reading Opening Day

Come join us for a fun filled day of drop-in games, crafts and prizes! For more information, contact the Burnette Branch at 586-758-2115.

Arthur Miller Branch Library – 11:00am – 12:30pm – Discovery Under the Dome

Kick off Summer Reading with an out of this world experience in a full-immersion planetarium dome from Dinosaur Hill Nature Center. The show, “Earth’s Wild Ride” will fly you above the night sky and let you check out the earth from above! Movie run time is 50 minutes and children must be in grades K-5 and able to sit without an adult. Younger siblings can enjoy a story and craft in the gym as well. Registration required. Register online or by phone at 586-751-5377.

Dorothy Busch Branch Library – 1:00pm – 2:30 pm – Ming the Magnigficent

 Magician Ming Louie will be here to amaze and entertain us with his unique style of magic as we celebrate A Universe of Stories! After the show, make a craft and practice spinning the prize wheel!  Register online or by phone at 586-7353-0580.

Civic Center Library – 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Discovery Under the Dome

Discover your world in a digital, full immersion planetarium dome for an out-of-this-world experience! Children will enjoy Earth’s Wild Ride, and will fly through a lunar colony, soar over an erupting volcano, and ride a river through a canyon. An additional 30 minute program will take children on a tour of the night sky above the library. Movie run time is 50 minutes. Children must be able to enjoy the movie in the dome without their parents. Younger siblings are welcome to attend our Star Wars Storytime during the show.
Grades K-5 are welcome. Registration required.  Register online or by phone at 586-751-0770.

 

Civic Center Library – 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm – Star Wars Storytimes

Children of all ages can attend a Star Wars Storytime. There will be stories and crafts about some of our favorite characters from the Star Wars movies. Costumes welcome! Registration required. Call the Civic Center Library at 586-751-0770 or register online (2:00pm session, 3:00pm session, 4:00pm session).