Oct 072020
 

Thursday, October 15, 6:30-7:30 pm, Zoom

Stop by the Arthur Miller Library to pick up craft supplies and then follow along with teen staff online during a virtual program!

There’s still plenty of nature to see during the fall, tweens and teens are invited to create their very own Nature Journal for sketching and attaching natural items while out and about!

All supplies for the paper bag nature journal can be picked up from the Miller Library October 12-15.

Register with an email address for the October 15 online Zoom meetup at 6:30 pm to get help from Miss Maren on creating their journal and to talk with fellow tweens and teens about the natural items they have already found.

For tweens 10-14, teens ages 15-17 welcome, too!

Register online or call 586-751-5377. Zoom meet up info will be emailed out on the 14th, please do not share Zoom information or password.

Sep 022020
 
Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 pm, Zoom

Come join us via Zoom as we welcome Michigan author Abra Berens. Ms. Berens will be discussing her first cookbook, Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables. Written from her experiences as a chef, former farmer, and everyday eater, Ruffage was named a 2020 Michigan Notable Book by the Library of Michigan.

This program will include a live talk, recipe demo, and question and answer session.

Registration is required for this program. Register here. Please be sure to register with your email address. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration the day before the program. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others.

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact the Arthur Miller Branch Library before the day of the program at 586.751.5377.

 Posted by on September 2, 2020
Sep 022020
 
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 pm, Zoom

Award-winning author and pop culture historian Marty Gitlin hosts this fun, nostalgic and enlightening presentation based on his book, A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History. He is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Scooby Doo, Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants. He will discuss the criteria he used to rank the best of the best and speak about their impact on American pop culture. Be ready for a fun filled program!

Registration is required for this program. Register here. Please be sure to register with your email address. Zoom meeting details will be emailed to the address you provide in your registration the day before the program. Do not share Zoom Meeting details with others.

If you have questions about using Zoom, please contact the Arthur Miller Branch Library before the day of the program at 586.751.5377.

 Posted by on September 2, 2020
Aug 312020
 

10-16-2020: We are happy to announce that all Warren Public Library locations are now back open to the public.

Here are the current hours for each branch (updated 10-16-20):

With our reopening there are some new rules that will be in place:

  • Curbside pickup of library materials will only continue at the Civic Center Library on the during the following times through September:
    • Monday, Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
    • Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Curbside service has been suspended at the Arthur Miller, Dorothy Busch, and Maybelle Burnette branches.
  • Face masks MUST be worn when entering and using library facilities, and social distancing must be observed.
  • There is a 90-minute time limit for library visits.
  • The number of patrons allowed in the library at one time is restricted to 25% of building capacity.

Please continue to check out this site as well as our social media accounts for further updates. We sincerely thank you for your patience and look forward to seeing you again soon at the library.

Aug 142020
 

Haven’t gotten around to joining Summer Reading Club? Created a ReadSquared account—but keep forgetting to log your reading? Disappointed that you haven’t earned a chance to win some great prizes, like a Nintendo Switch, a bike, a Kindle Fire, Amazon gift cards, and gift cards from local businesses?  You’re in luck! Summer Reading Club has been extended through Labor Day (Monday, September 7)! 

Visit warrenlibrary.readsquared.com to join Summer Reading Club, log your reading, and earn virtual raffle tickets for prizes. Again this year, kids who finish Summer Reading will earn free books, and teens who finish will earn scratch-off prize tickets.

While still closed to the public, we are happy to announce that prizes will be able to be picked up at the following locations & times (weather permitting) beginning Monday, August 17:

  • Civic Center Library Children’s Garden (Children’s and Teen prizes): Mondays – Fridays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
  • Dorothy Busch Branch (Children’s prizes only): Mondays, 6:00-7:00 pm; Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 pm; Fridays, 10:00-11:00 am.
  • Arthur Miller Branch (Children’s prizes only): Mondays, 11:00 am-12:00 pm; Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 pm; Thursdays, 6:00-7:00 pm.
  • Maybelle Burnette Branch: Call the library at 586.353.0579 to arrange a time for pickup.

The Warren Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Warren Public Library