Jul 012021
 

Thursday, July 22, 4-6 pm, Maybelle Burnette Library

Teens and tweens can meet up at the playground behind the Burnette Library for this special edition of Retro Recess! Hang out on the playground with your friends, tie dye a t-shirt, play yard games, and enjoy some retro fun like sidewalk chalk, hula hoops, jump rope, giant bubbles, and squirt gun painting. Pizza will be served. Registration is required.

Teens should bring a beach towel or blanket for sitting on the grass and a white t-shirt to tie dye.

Ages 10-17. This is a parent-free, outdoor event. Attendance is free, but registration is required. To register or for more information, please call 586.353.0579 or sign up online.

This meet up will take place at the playground behind the Maybelle Burnette Library.

May 282021
 

Saturday, June 5, 2021, 12 pm, Maybelle Branch Library

In conjunction with the Cruisin’53 event, we will have fun for kids outside the Burnette Branch Library.  We will have music, games, crafts, giveaways, a free magic show by Ming the Magnificent at 2 pm and more!  A Warren Police K-9 unit will be here from 12-2 pm and the police department’s Mobile Command unit will be here for residents to tour.   You can even sign up for our Summer Reading Club while you are here!

We hope to see you there!

Apr 132021
 

Kits can be reserved now; pickups begin April 12

All four Warren Public Library locations have free books and a craft available for children to celebrate $mart Money MI Kids Read! Each kit will contain a money-specific craft and one or more free books. They are available while supplies last. This program is sponsored by Michigan Credit Union Foundation and Extra Credit Union.

Warren cardholders will be given priority when registering for programs. Non-residents will be placed on a waiting list and will be contacted if space is available. Register at one of the locations below.

Civic Center Library: Call 586.751.0770 to register children in grades K-5 to receive a ceramic bank with paint and free books. You can also register online.

Burnette Branch: Children ages 3-9 can pick up a free book and piggy bank craft. Call 586.353.0579 if you have any questions. No registration is required.

Busch Branch: Call 586.353.0580 to register children ages 3-9 to receive a craft, an activity sheet, and a free children’s book. You can also register online.

Miller Branch: Call 586.751.5377 to register children in grades K-3 to receive a free book and bank craft. You can also register online.

Apr 062021
 

April 13, Maybelle Burnette Branch

Keep your skin soft with these calming lotion bars made with coconut oil and beeswax! Molds are included in kit. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. Supplies can be picked up starting Monday, April 12th. This program is for adults only. Due to popularity, Warren Library card holders will have first priority. All others will be moved to the waiting list. Register online or call the Burnette Library at 586-353-0579.

Mar 042021
 

The Warren Public Library is pleased to announce that Busch Branch Library and Burnette Branch Library now have laptop computers that can be checked out by Warren residents free of charge.

Each laptop comes with a mobile hotspot to provide free Internet access and has the Microsoft Office Suite and Zoom app installed. Laptops may be checked out to Warren residents ages 18 years or older for 7 days with no renewals. A valid Warren Public Library card that was created at least 3 full months prior to checkout and current identification such as a driver’s license, passport, or military photo ID are required at checkout. Our laptop lending page has more information, including complete policies.

This project is funded (in part) with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Library of Michigan.