Aug 232014
 
Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander Family Fun Night: Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Monday, September 15, 6:30pm, Arthur Miller Library

Cool blues and hot jazz combine in a toe-tapping celebration of jazz, friendship, and pure enjoyment! Every year, the Library of Michigan chooses a great picture book to share with people at schools and libraries around the state. This year’s pick is Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Tim Bowers. Join us for a fun evening with crafts, games, and of course a read-aloud of this swinging story, plus: some feathered friends from the Cockadoodle Doo Chicken Show!

Registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are fully welcome. Please call (586) 751-5377 to reserve your family’s spot

MASK: Family Game DayGame Day

Thursday, September 18, 6:30pm, Arthur Miller Library

Come on in to the library for an evening of old-fashioned fun! Challenge family and friends to play your favorite games, or learn a brand new one! We will have several favorite games available, but please feel free to bring one of your own!

This very special MASK program is open to kids of all ages and their parents. Registration is appreciated, but drop-ins are fully welcome. Please call (586) 751-5377 to reserve your family’s spot. Please note the later time for this program.

Jun 122014
 

Fizz.Boom.Childrens.Logo.150.150Summer is here, so that means it is time for Summer Reading Club at the Warren Public Library!

Summer Reading Club runs from Saturday, June 14 – Saturday, August 2. This year, there are clubs for babies (0-2 years), children (2- 11 years), teens (12 – 17 years) and adults. All you have to do is register at any Warren Public Library branch and turn in reading forms throughout the summer. Grand prizes this year include iPad Airs for adults, a Kindle Fire for teens, and  for child a bike donated by Macomb Bike & Fitness. To learn more about each club, click here.

Also, be sure to check our Library Program links for exciting Summer Reading programs that are happening throughout the summer!

Happy reading and enjoy your summer!

 

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.