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 152015

Fall into a good eBookRead an eBook Day is Friday, September 18. Sponsored by OverDrive, Read an eBook Day “is a celebration of modern storytelling” and encourages people to check out and read eBooks from their local library.

To celebrate, the Warren Public Library will be giving away three $20 gift cards to people who checkout eBooks from the library in September:

  • 2 gift cards will be given randomly to people who check out any eBook in September
  • 1 gift card will be given to someone who used our eBook service for the 1st time in the month of September

This is the perfect time to try eBooks from the library. Simply visit our eBook site to get started today!


Apr 272015

Our Zinio for Libraries digital magazine service is now easier to use! All you need to do is create a single Zinio account, and you have access to over full digital copies of over 140 magazines, including popular titles such as CosmopolitanForbes,  National Geographic and Newsweekas well as magazines that are only published digitally, such as PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld!

Checking out magazines with Zinio is easy. Simply visit our Zinio site, click on the magazine that you want, create your Zinio account, and start reading. Magazines can be read on your computer or on a variety of mobile devices with the Zinio for Libraries app. Best of all, there are no checkout limits with Zinio so there are never any late fees. You can view your checked out magazines anytime!

You can get started with Zinio by visiting the eBook, eAudiobook, Digital Magazines section of our website here. For more help, see this tutorial video or the Zinio user’s guide.

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.