Mar 272020
 

One of the most popular databases at the Warren Public Library is Ancestry Library Edition. This genealogical database is used by many to look up census records from 1790-1940 , draft cards, ship passenger lists, and much more.

This database was only available for in-library use, but due to the unprecedented shut down of libraries across the state, Ancestry is offering remote access to Warren Public Library cardholders for a limited time, from now through December 31, 2020. Follow the steps below to access Ancestry Library Edition from home.

1. Visit our online library catalog by using the Library Catalog & Account link .

2. When you visit our catalog, check the upper-right portion of the screen. If logged in, you will see your name. If not, click Log In.

3. After logging in, the Ancestry link will be revealed. Click the Ancestry – Remote Access Link at the top of the left-hand box to access Ancestry Library Edition.

That’s all there is to it! Happy searching!

Apr 022020
 

Thanks to our vendors, we’ve been able to add three new educational eResources to our offerings for a limited time!

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Scholastic Teachables, available now through April 30, 2020, features downloadable worksheets, lesson plans, learning games, and more! Formerly known as Scholastic Printables, it offers a variety of printable activities for all subjects for grades preK -6!

Access it today with the username “warrencclib” and password “library“.

Scholastic Watch & Learn Library is also available from now through April 30, 2020. Created specifically for young learners Scholastic Watch and Learn is a library of hundreds of nonfiction videos with real-world footage that builds science, social studies and social-emotional knowledge. Closed captioning for each videos supports ELL and beginning readers.

Access it today with the username “warrencclib” and password “library“.

From now through June 30, 2020, access over access over 2000 PreK-9+ curriculum nonfiction and fiction ebooks through Crabtree Digital! From children’s publisher Crabtree, their complete collection of eBooks is available, and works in on any device through a web browser. Best of all, all books are immediately available, there is no waiting.

Access it today with the username “read” and password “free

Feb 272020
 

Tuesday, March 19, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

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Join Mark Kilgore from CARE of Southeastern Michigan to learn how you can help stem the opioid overdose crisis. Attendees will receive a free dose of Narcan, Narcan kits, and medication safety training.

Registration is required for this adults only program. Register online or call 586.574.4564.

Mar 072020
 

Saturday, March 21, 10:00 am, Maybelle Burnette Branch

Interested in genealogy and want to discover more about your past? Join us for this informative workshop as we show you how to use free resources available from the Warren Public Library to help you in researching your family tree!

Register today by calling 586-353-0579 or click below to register online.

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 Ancestry.com.  Available for use in the library or home through the Michigan eLibrary (mel.org), 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.