Mar 282014

storytimeRegistration for Spring storytimes at the Warren Public Library starts Wednesday, April 2.

This Spring we will have:

  • Baby Lapsit for children up to 12 months (with parent or caregiver) at the Civic Center Library on Tuesdays at 2 pm. Designed for the youngest library users and their parents or caregivers, Baby Lapsit includes singing, clapping, bouncing, listening to rhymes and stories, and a time to play. To register, call 586.751.0770 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 12 pm.
  • Book Tots for children 1 to 2 ½ years (with parent or caregiver) at the Busch Branch Library on Thursdays at 6:30 pm or Fridays at 10:30 am. Book Tots is a short storytime for the very young toddler, and includes stories, rhymes, songs, and a time to play. To register, call 586.755.5750 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 12 pm.
  • Toddler Time for children 2 to 3 years (with parent or caregiver) at the Civic Center Library on Tuesdays at 9:30 am, Tuesdays at 11 am, or Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Toddler Time includes stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft. To register, call 586.751.0770 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 12 pm.
  • Preschool Storyhour for children 3½ to 5 years, is designed for independent listeners. Stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft will be included.
    • Miller Branch Library on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. To register, call 586.751.5377 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 9 am.
    • Burnette Branch Library on Wednesdays at 10:30 am.  To register, call 586.758.2115 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 9 am.
    • Civic Center Library on Thursdays at 10:30 am. To register, call 586.751.0770 starting Wednesday, April 2 at 12 pm.

This Spring’s storytime session will run from April 14 — May 17.  Warren residents will be accepted first.  For a complete schedule of storytimes including registration information, click here.

We hope to see you there!

Mar 252014

CrocusesTuesday, March 25, 12pm – 8pm, Busch Branch  Library

Help banish the winter blues and start “thinking SPRING”! Join us as we make springtime crafts like flowers, birds, and butterflies to celebrate the coming of warm weather and sunshine. Don’t let the snow outside get you down. Stop by the Busch Branch today, March 25  to make a craft and help send “Old Man Winter” packing!

This is a drop-in program. No registration is required. All ages are welcome!

Mar 142014

Yvonne2-5x4Saturday, March 15, 2 pm, Civic Center Library

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, storyteller Yvonne Healy will be here to entertain us with Irish tales!

Ms. Healy has been a professional performer for 40 years. She was born in Ireland and grew up in America with Irish language, stories, and culture. She is ranked #1 in the USA for traditional Irish storytelling by the leading cultural authorities in the Republic of Ireland and Canada!

This program will be held in the conference room next to the Civic Center Library. Registration is not required for this program.


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.

Feb 092014

drseussSaturday, March 1, 11 am, Burnette Branch Library

We’re having our party a day early but it’s never too early to enjoy the wonders of Seussville. Think wacky, wild, and wonderful and you’ll be ready for our crazy and colorful party!

Be sure to register so we can have enough super, silly supplies! Registration begins Monday, February 10. To register, please call 586.758.2115