John Robertson

Jul 312020

Though still closed to the public, effective Monday, August 3, all Warren Public Library locations are available for curbside pickup.

Here are the procedures for curbside pickup:

  1. When you receive a notification that your holds are available, call the library where you scheduled your holds to be picked up. Hours and library locations can be found here. Please call ahead of time at least an hour before you plan on picking up your items.
  2. When you arrive at the library please park in the designated area for curbside pickup.
  3. After arriving, you must call the library again to let us know you have arrived. Please provide the make, model, and color of your vehicle. Please also either lower the back window of your vehicle or open the trunk so that staff can place items in your vehicle.
  4. After letting us know you have arrived, staff will bring items to your car. You must show staff your driver’s license (preferred) or library card through your window for staff verification. Staff will then deposit items in your vehicle.
  5. Items delivered via curbside will include a checkout slip showing due dates of items.

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Jun 152020

While we are not open to the public yet, we are happy to announce that we are offering curbside pickup of physical library items at the Warren Civic Center Library.

Here are the main details regarding curbside pickup:

1. Curbside pickup is only available at the Warren Civic Center Library.

2. Curbside pickup hours are Mon. & Wed. 12pm-7:30pm, Tues, Thurs, and Fri. 9am-4:30pm. Curbside pickup is NOT available on Saturday.

3. Please call ahead to let us know you are coming and give us an hour before you arrive so that we can make sure we have all of your items available. The phone number is 586.751.0770.

4. The curbside pickup location is located on the south side of the library (the children’s area side of the library) near the butterfly garden. There are signs showing where you should park.

5. Call when you arrive so that we can bring your items out to you. You will need to show your driver’s license or library card.

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Jun 012020

Imagine Your Story with this year’s Summer Reading Clubs!

Summer Reading Club is going on now and runs from Monday, June 1 – Monday, September 7. This year, all of our clubs are online. There are clubs for babies (0-2 years), children (age 3 – 2nd grade & 3rd grade – 6th grade), teen, and adults.

Signing up is simple: visit our Summer Reading Club site and create an account. As you read books this summer enter them in your reading log. The more books you read the more points you earn which gets you entries for wonderful prizes. Prizes this year include a Kindle Fire and various gift cards for adults, a Nintendo Switch or bike for teens, a Nintendo Switch or bike for kids, and stuffed animals for babies.

Happy reading and enjoy your summer!