Oct 132016

Thursdays, October 27-November 17, 6:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Explorewriting poetry through reading, writing, and editing with poet Lisa Folkmire. During this four week workshop, participants will read poets from around the world, such as Margaret Atwood, Rumi, Wiswala Szymborska, and Zbigniew Herbert, generate new poetry, and work on the editing process.

Workshop will be held in Meeting Room 415 in the Warren Community Center, down the hall from the Miller Library.

Space is limited, registration is required. Register here or call 586.751.5377.

Sep 012016

storytimeThe sessions for Fall storytimes at the Warren Civic Center Library as listed in the Fall 2016 issue of Newsbeat are incorrect. The correct days/times for all story time sessions are as follows:

Registration for all storytime sessions begins Wednesday, September 7.

  • Baby Lapsit for children up to 12 months (with parent or caregiver). Designed for the youngest library users and their parents or caregivers, BabyLapsit includes singing, clapping, bouncing, listening to rhymes and stories, and a time to play.
    • Miller Branch Library on Wednesdays at 2 pm. To register, call 586.751.5377.
  • Book Tots for children 1 to 2 ½ years (with parent or caregiver) is a short storytime  for the very young toddler, and includes stories, rhymes, songs, and a time to play.
    • Miller Branch Library on Thursdays at 6:30 pm or Fridays at 10 am.To register, call 586.751.5377.
  • Toddler Time for children 2 to 3 years (with parent or caregiver) includes stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft.
    • NOTE: The times listed in the Fall 2016 Newsbeat are incorrect. The correct times are: Civic Center Library on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm, Thursdays at 9:30 am, or Thursdays at 11 am. To register, call 586.751.0770.
  • Preschool Storyhour for children 3½ to 5 years, is designed for independent listeners. Stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft will be included.
    • Burnette Branch Library on Fridays at 2 pm.  To register, call 586.758.2115.
    • NOTE: The times listed in the Fall 2016 Newsbeat are incorrect. The correct times are: Civic Center Library on Tuesdays at 10 am, Tuesdays at 11 am,  or Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. To register, call 586.751.0770.
Sep 142016

Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

migratory-birdsFall is upon us and many bird species have a long journey south or are preparing for the cold weather of winter.

Join a naturalist from the Lake St. Clair Metropark Nature Center to learn what you can do in your yard and garden to help migrating birds on their flight south this fall and aid the resident species through the winter months ahead.

Register here or call 586.751.5377. This program will be held in the Community Center’s Cafeteria.


Sep 082016

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

house-157112_1280Come learn about basic, simple, and practical ways to live GREEN in your every-day life. Sarah Coleman will be on hand to explain how to reduce the chemicals in your home by using green cleaning techniques, eating clean, reducing plastics, clean gardening and recycling.

Please register by clicking here or by calling 586.751.5377.

This program will meet in the Community Center’s Cafeteria, down the hall from the Miller Library.