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.

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.

Feb 222021
 

All Warren Public Libraries will be reopening on March 1, 2021 for public service. Covid-19 procedures as established in 2020-2021 will be required, including temperature checks and building entry screening questionnaires. Masks must be worn at all times while in the library. Computer stations will be sanitized after each use.

Duration of time for patrons in the library will be 90 minutes total, including faxing, printing, browsing, reference, interlibrary loan of materials, item checkout, and computer use. Computer use is limited to 60 minutes.

Curbside pickup will be available upon request, for the elderly and persons with disabilities.

Reservations will not be accepted for study rooms and conference rooms until further notice.

Library programs will continue to be conducted virtually.

Branch hours for the reopening are as follows:

  • Arthur Miller Branch – Hours
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Dorothy Busch Branch – Hours
    • Monday, Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Maybelle Burnette Branch – Hours
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Jan 052021
 

Winter Reading Bingo is a brand-new program at the Warren Public Library this year!  Stop by any of our four branches to pick up your bingo sheet. The sheets are conveniently available through curbside pickup, and can be obtained when you stop by for your books and other library items. You can also print a sheet below.  Participate in some fun literary challenges to get a bingo, and return your completed sheet to the nearest Warren Public Library branch.

Currently, sheets may be returned through the drop box at each location.  Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns through curbside pickup. We apologize for the inconvenience.  All completed sheets will be entered in a drawing to win a sweet treat! There are sheets available for kids, teens, and adults—fun for the whole family!

Aug 312020
 

10-16-2020: We are happy to announce that all Warren Public Library locations are now back open to the public.

Here are the current hours for each branch (updated 10-16-20):

With our reopening there are some new rules that will be in place:

  • Curbside pickup of library materials will only continue at the Civic Center Library on the during the following times through September:
    • Monday, Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    • Tuesday, Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
    • Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Curbside service has been suspended at the Arthur Miller, Dorothy Busch, and Maybelle Burnette branches.
  • Face masks MUST be worn when entering and using library facilities, and social distancing must be observed.
  • There is a 90-minute time limit for library visits.
  • The number of patrons allowed in the library at one time is restricted to 25% of building capacity.

Please continue to check out this site as well as our social media accounts for further updates. We sincerely thank you for your patience and look forward to seeing you again soon at the library.