Sep 232015

Thursday, October 8, 6 pm, Civic Center Library HeritageQuest

Celebrate Family History Month by learning to explore your roots using the new and improved Heritage Quest website now owned by  Available for use in the library or home through the Michigan eLibrary (, search the complete U.S. Federal census (1790-1940) and send your discoveries home via email. Also covered will be tips and tricks for beginners, the Ancestry Library Edition database, and valuable free websites that will jump start your search into your family’s past.

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.

Sep 252015

MeLLogoDatabases that the Warren Public Library receives through the Michigan eLibrary (MeL) will be soon be changing.

On October 1, the following databases will not be available and will be removed from our database listings:

  • Books and Authors
  • Lansing State Journal
  • SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Renaissance
  • eLibrary and eLibrary Elementary
  • Job and Career Accelerator
  • 2 centers from Learning Express Library: Computer Skills Center  Skills for 21st Century Success

Also starting October 1, the following databases will be added:

  • Research in Context
  • Military and Intelligence
  • Britannica School, Britannica School – Learning Zone, Britannica School – Elementary, Britannica School – Middle, Britannica School – High

Feel free to leave a comment if you have any questions about any of the databases that we offer.

Dec 022014

marketing~~element54We are very happy to announce that Freegal has been added to our electronic resource offerings. With Freegal, you can stream music, as well as download up to 5 songs a week. The downloaded songs are in the MP3 format, and are not checked out: they are yours to keep! Freegal offers over 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of artists. There is no software to download, and downloaded songs are DRM (digital rights management) free. All you need is your Warren Public Library card!

Go to this website to get started using Freegal! For detailed instructions on how to use Freegal, click here.

Nov 092013

MeLLogoWednesday, December 4, 6 pm, Civic Center Library

Are you looking into starting a business? Do you need to find information to help your current business? If so, please consider attending the Resources for Small Business from the Michigan eLibrary seminar. The Michigan eLibrary (or MeL for short) offers a variety of electronic resources to help you and your small business. Dinah Ramirez of Gale-Cengage will show you how resources like Small Business Resource Center and Demographics Now, available through MeL and our database page,  can help take your business to the next level.

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