Jun 132013

Beneath the SurfaceTeens, we hope to see you on Saturday, June 15 at the Civic Center Library  from 6pm – 9pm for our Teen Summer Reading Kickoff.

Stop by to register for the Summer Reading program, and stay for a fun and exciting night! We’ll have an inflatable laser tag arena, games, pizza, music, crafts, and more! Teens from all four branches are welcome and encouraged to register for Summer Reading here. We hope this event will be even bigger than last year!

No registration is required for this drop-in program. You must arrive by 7:00 p.m. Open to those entering grades 7 through 12 with school I.D., Michigan state I.D., or driver’s license only. This is a parent-free event.

Jun 132013

Dig Into ReadingSummer is here, so that means it is time for Summer Reading Club at the Warren Public Library!

Summer Reading Club runs from Saturday, June 15 – Saturday, August 3. This year, there are clubs for babies (0-2 years), children (ages 3 – 6th grade), teens (12 – 17 years) and adults. This year, you have 2 options to register for summer reading: paper registration or online registration. For paper registration, come to any branch of the Warren Public Library and pick up a registration form. Simply log books that you have read throughout the summer and turn in your reading logs for chances to win prizes. Each log you complete gets you an entry into our grand prize drawing. Grand prizes this year are eReaders.

New this year: online registration! This year, you can complete the summer reading program entirely online! Simply go to our summer reading site, pick your program, and sign up. Then, throughout the summer log into your account and register the books you have read. Just like the traditional program, you complete a reading log you will be entered into our grand prize drawing! The online Summer Reading Club is available for the children, teen, and adult programs.

Also, be sure to check our Library Program links for exciting Summer Reading programs that are scheduled throughout the summer!

Happy reading and enjoy your summer!

Sep 182012

This year’s Summer Reading Club was a great success! We want to thank everyone who participated, and especially want to thank the following businesses for their generous donations towards Summer Reading Club this year:

Jul 262012
July is almost over, which means it’s nearly time for the end of this year’s Summer Reading Club!
Please remember that reading logs for children, teens, and adults are due back to your library branch by 5 pm on Saturday, August 4 in order to receive your prizes.  If you haven’t picked up a reading log yet, you may still have time to get one done – check with the staff at your local branch for more information.
Thanks again for making Summer Reading 2012 a great success!
Jun 272012

Award-winning author Libby Fischer Hellmann will be visiting the Warren Public Library’s Civic Center Library on Friday, July 20 at 10 a.m. to discuss her latest novel, A Bitter Veil.

A Bitter Veil, Hellmann’s 9th novel, is a thriller and a love story set in revolutionary Iran in the late 1970s. Publisher’s Weekly calls it  “meticulously researched and fast-paced”. Crimespree Magazine says it is “a tragically beautiful story“.  Bookreporter.com states “is so thought-provoking that it especially would be a great title for book clubs to discuss“.

Don’t miss your chance to listen to and meet Libby Fisher Hellmann! This event will take place in the Conference Room outside of the Civic Center Library. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. To register, call 586.574.4564.