Sep 072023

Thursday, September 21, 2023, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

The Warren Public Library is a proud partner in the Yiddish Book Center’s “Stories of Exile” Reading Groups for Public Libraries project. We will hold a series of book discussions and events that explore themes of dispossession, immigration, diaspora, the refugee experience, and home. Visit the Civic Center Library circulation desk to check out a copy of In the Land of the Postscript by Chava Rosenfarb. There will be a guest presenter from the Zekelman Holocaust Center who will give further context to the stories we read, as well as information about post-war, Jewish life in metro Detroit.

Register online or call 586.751.0770.

Aug 192023

Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 6:30 pm, Warren Civic Center Library

The American Film Institute, a renowned organization dedicated to preserving the art of film making in the United States, was established by presidential mandate. To celebrate some of the finest achievements in cinema, the AFI curated a collection of “100 Years, 100…” best of all-time lists, one of which pays homage to the pivotal role of songs in films. Join us on this cinematic journey as we discover tunes from unforgettable movie moments, featuring legendary performers such as Gene Kelly, John Travolta, and many more!

Register online or by calling 586.751.0770.

Aug 162023

Thursday, August 17, 2023, 6:00 pm, Arthur Miller Branch

Take a step back in time with storyteller Lois Sprengnether Keel for an interactive look at Prohibition in the Detroit metropolitan area and how our two-year head start led Michigan to provide 3/4 of the smuggled alcohol during national Prohibition.

1920s attire is encouraged!

Registration is requested but drop-ins are welcome for this program. Register online or by phone at 586.751.0700.

May 102023

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 6:00 pm, Burnette Branch Library

Please join us for an informative seminar with Andrea Moon, Chief Instructor of the Metro Michigan Shotokan Karate School, to give you techniques to protect yourself from danger. Participants will work with partners as attacker and defender to learn a variety of self-defense techniques. Please wear loose fitting clothing, no jewelry, hair tied back.

This program will take place in the Burnette Library’s community room and is open to adults ages 17+ only. Priority will be given to Warren residents.

Registration is required. To register or for more information, please call 586.353.0579 or sign up online.

Jun 012023

Thursday, June 8, 2023, 6:00 pm, Arthur Miller Branch

Did you know Juneteenth is the oldest known holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the US?

Join Professor of African-American Studies Kefentse Chike, Ph.D., of Wayne State University at the Miller Library on Thursday, June 8 at 6 pm. Dr. Chike will give an engaging presentation of the historical context and significance of Juneteenth.

Registration is requested but drop-ins are welcome for this program. Register online or by phone at 586.751.0700.