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The Warren Reading Group - Virtual Event (Zoom)
Contact the moderator at 586.939.5619 for more information.

The Warren Reading Group meets on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm.  Book selections are on reserve at the Civic Center Library.  Everyone is welcome.
Upcoming Titles:

November 8 - Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
December 13 - The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner


Busch Book Group
6:30 pm Wednesdays, Nov. 10, Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2
Busch Branch Library

Join us in discussing this month's book.  Copies will be available at the circulation desk one month prior to each discussion.  Discussions will be held in the large community room and will be socially distanced.
Upcoming Titles:

November 10 - The Answer Is... by Alex Trebek
December 1 - Good Eggs: a novel by Rebecca Hardiman
January 5 - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward
February 2 - The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah

 

Adult Programs

Please Note:  Due to the popularity of our programs, registrations will be limited to Warren library card holders first.  Non-residents will be placed on a waiting list and notified if space is available.  Please call the library branch or visit our online calendar at www.warrenlibrary.net to register.

Snowflake Puzzle Piece Ornaments - Take and Make Craft
Thursday, November 4
Miller Branch Library
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Create a beautiful ornament using puzzle pieces and glue.  These would make adorable gifts. All supplies will be provided by the library.


DIY Lip Balm - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, November 9
Burnette Branch Library
Register online or call 586.353.0579

Melt a mixture of beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter together to pour into a small tin to create your own DIY lip balm.


Protecting Six Presidents: Life in the Secret Service




6:00 pm, Tuesday, November 9
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Radford Jones will provide a brief history of the U.S. Secret Service and his experiences while protecting six presidents and foreign heads of state.


Meditation with Meon
6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 16
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Let go and let flow after a long day of work or any other stress you may be feeling in a zen, relaxing environment.  Wash your mind and release that pent up bad energy.  Be sure to bring your yoga mat or pillow and an open mind.


Healthy Holidays - Virtual Program (Zoom)
6:30 pm
Wednesday
November 17
Hosted by the Busch Branch Library
Register online or call 586.353.0580.

What tricks can help you stay healthy over the holidays?  Holidays can be a hard time to stay active and eat healthy.  This fun-filled class will teach you some simple tips and tricks to stay healthy during holiday parties and events.  This includes teaching you some small recipe substitutions for your favorite dishes and how to avoid mindless eating at the buffets and snack bowls.  This program will be presented by the Michigan State University Extension.  Zoom login information will be sent to you upon registration.


Book Page Turkey and Paper Wreath




6:00 pm, Thursday, November 18
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Join us to make these two fun fall crafts.  We will be using recycled book pages to create this cute turkey decoration as well as this beautiful wreath.


Hoopla, Freegal, and More - Virtual Program (Zoom)
6:00 pm
Tuesday
November 23
Hosted by the Miller Branch Library
Register online or call 586.751.5377.  An email address is required to register.

Unlock the potential of your library card.  Learn how you can get eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies, and more with hoopla, music with Freegal, and explore some of the databases that the Warren Public Library offers.  Login information will be sent one day prior to the event.



Teen Programs

Due to the popularity of our programs, registrations will be limited to Warren library card holders first.  Please call the library branch or visit our online calendar at www.warrenlibrary.net to register.

WPL Teen Book Box





All Library Branches
Grades 6 to 12

The library has launched a book box subscription for teens.  Each box contains 1-2 books and some extra goodies.  Subscriptions are available to teens in grades 6 to 12 with a Warren library card.  Please visit www.warrenlibrary.net/teen-book-boxes/ for more information and to fill out a book preference survey to get started.


Teen Writing and Art Contest




Submissions will be accepted
November 1 - 30
All Library Branches
Grades 6 to 12

Short fiction, prose, essays, and visual art are all acceptable submissions.  All contestants must submit a cover sheet with their name, grade, and the title of their work.  Winners will be notified in December.  Please indicate if you would like your work to be included in a "zine" showcasing teen creativity.


DIY Pom Pom Animals - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 8
Civic Center Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Pom poms are suddenly showing up everywhere - as fashion accessories, home décor items, and toys.  Learn how to create your own original pom pom animal friends in this take home craft.
Tissue Paper Painting
6:30 pm, Tuesday, November 9
Miller Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Tweens and teens can try their hand at painting a watercolor design without paint.  We will use color bleeding tissue paper and water to create a work of art.

Cross Stitch Mini Pendants - Take and Make Craft
Wednesday, November 17
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.353.0579

Use an embroidery needle and thread to create a design on a laser cut wooden cross stitch blank then turn it into a necklace or keychain.
Make It!: Game on the Go - Take and Make Craft
Thursday, November 18
Busch Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.353.0580 by November 10

Games are a great way to pass the time while traveling or staying inside on cool days.  This kit is for a cute travel checkerboard and reuses old DVD cases.

Community Service Projects
Saturday, November 20
Civic Center Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.0770

As Thanksgiving approaches it is important to remember there is a lot we can do to help others.  Join us for some simple service projects.  This is a great way to earn community service hours or volunteer hours.

Serving Others: Plarn - Take and Make Craft
Drop-off your completed plarn ball on Monday, November 22
Busch Branch Library
Grades 7 to 12
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Earn community service hours from home while helping those who are homeless.  Learn how to recycle plastic grocery bags into plarn (plastic bag yarn).  Use 25 bags to make one large ball of plarn.  Plarn is used to make sleeping mats.  You will receive one hour of community service for each ball turned in.  A maximum of six hours can be earned per person.


Decorate the Library (Tween Volunteer Opportunity)
6:30 pm, Tuesday
November 30
Miller Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Tweens and teens can help us decorate the library for the holidays by setting up our Christmas trees and holiday decorations.  We will also provide the supplies to create new winter themed decorations to make the teen area pop.  Please register for a count, but drop-ins will be welcome, too.


Children's Programs

Due to the popularity of our programs, registrations will be limited to Warren library card holders first.  Please call the library branch or visit our online calendar at www.warrenlibrary.net to register.

WPL Children's Book Box
All Branches
Grades 3 to 5

The Warren Public Library is excited to announce that we are launching a free subscription box program for children in grades three through five.  Each box will contain two library books based on your preferences and one free book to keep.  Boxes will contain fun surprises too.  To sign up you must live in Warren and have a valid Warren Library card.  To sign up for a children's book box, please fill out the online form here.  You will be notified when your box is ready at the library branch you selected.  Happy Reading!


Simple STEAM: Leaf Rubbing - Take and Make Program





Monday, November 1
Busch Branch Library

Ages 5 to 9
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Pick up a different take-home activity kit each month.  In November, learn the science of leaves while creating leaf art.


Cast Your Vote- Take and Make Craft
Week of November 1
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9

Register online or call 586.353.0580
Make your voice heard.  Fill out a kid-friendly ballot and take home an election-themed craft, a coloring page, and trivia.  We will announce the voting results on the
library's Facebook page the following week.


Monster Puppet - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 1
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Create a silly monster puppet to scare your friends with.  Craft kits will be available for pickup at the library this week.


Perler Bead - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 1
Civic Center Library

Grades K to 5
Register online or call 586.751.0770

We will provide the beads and the pegboards, you design it.  An iron is required to complete the project at home.


DiNovember Preschool - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 8
Civic Center Library

Ages 3 to 5
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Pick up supplies to make a dinosaur fossil creation at home with your preschooler.


DiNovember STEM - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 8
Civic Center Library

Grades K to 5
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Learn about the anatomy of a dinosaur with a fun T-Rex puzzle to put together and display in your house.


Paper Turkey - Take and Make Craft
Monday, November 8
Miller Branch Library

Ages 3 to 7
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Gobble Gobble.  Get ready for the Thanksgiving holiday with some cute turkey crafts.

Fall Corn - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, November 9
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Fall corn is a popular decoration this time of year.  Create a colorful corn picture using pom poms.  Stop by the library this week to pick up yor craft kit.

NASA@ My Library Telescope Viewing





6:30 pm, Wednesday, November 10
Civic Center Library

Grades K to 5
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Children in grades K to 5 can join us to view the night sky outdoors in the garden using a telescope.  The Warren Astronomical Society will present information about space and provide a telescope for a safe viewing experience.  Each child attending will receive a pass to Cranbrook and a STEM activity about space to complete at home.  This event is part of the NASA@ My Library STEAM programming initiative.

Pinecone Owl- Take and Make Craft
Week of November 15
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9

Register online or call 586.353.0580
Craft a wise owl from a pinecone and other supplies.

Thanksgiving - Take and Make Crafts





Monday, November 15
Civic Center Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Reserve your kit to make a turkey craft at home.

Tuesdays, November 16 & 23
Burnette Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9
Stop by the library each week to pick up a special Thanksgiving craft kit.

Week of November 22
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.751.0770

We're thankful for crafts.  Stop by to pick up a few with a Thanksgiving theme.

Thankful Tree
6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 16
Miller Branch Library

Ages 5 to 10
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all we have.  Create a thankful tree to share all the things you are grateful for.


Torn Paper Collage - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, November 30
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Tear some paper into small pieces, glue them on a picture, and you will have a work of art.  Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit.



Did you know?

The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through its virtual branch.  Visit www.warrenlibrary.net to:
  • Renew items
  • Reserve/request items
  • Check your library account
  • Download ebooks, eaudiobooks, music, digital magazines, movies and more
  • Use library databases for homework, genealogy, job searches, business, consumer reports & much more
You may receive text message notifications.
Stop in and register to receive notifications of overdues, holds, and any bill notices through text messages sent to your mobile device.


In a hurry and do not want to wait in line...
  • Civic Center and Miller Branch libraries offer selfcheck stations for your convenience.
  • You may pay library fines online.
Additional services available at your local library:
  • All Warren branches offer fax and scanning services - only $1.00 for the first page and $.25 for each additional page.
  • USB drives are available for purchase at all library branches for $5.00.
  • Earbuds are available for purchase at all library branches for $1.00.
  • Non-resident daily Internet guest passes may be purchased for $2.00 per day with valid identification and can be used at any Warren branch.
  • Mobile hotspots are available for checkout by Warren residents.
  • Laptop computers with mobile hotspot are available for checkout by Warren residents at the Busch and Burnette Branch Libraries.
  • Musical instruments are available for checkout at the Busch Branch Library.
  • Motorized scooter is available at the Civic Center Library for in-house use.
  • Motorized wheelchair is available at the Miller Branch Library for in-house use.
  • Automatic renewals are available on materials checked out.  Renewable items (i.e. materials without holds and non-rental items) will be renewed two days prior to the due date.  Items that will not renew include any item with a hold and rental DVDs.  Warren items will renew two times.  Please check your account online or contact the library for verification of due dates on your items.
  • Materials not available locally from the Suburban Library Cooperative can be ordered through the state-wide MeLCat system at www.mel.org.
The Civic Center Library has an International Language collection featuring:
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Macedonian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese
The Busch Branch Library has an International Language collection featuring:
  • Bengali
  • Urdu

Mango Languages
The Warren Public is excited to announce that Warren residents with a Warren Public Library card can now access Mango Languages.  This award-winning language learning platform engages learners of all levels with the tools necessary to learn languages including vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, culture, comprehension, and retention.  With Mango Languages, Warren Public Library patrons have access to over 70 world languages, more than 20 ESL/ELL courses, listening and reading activities, grammar and culture insights, assessments and chapter recaps, personal review, study reminders, and more.

For access Mango Languages click 
here or visit the library's website at www.warrenlibrary.net.




BookFlix Database for Children
The Warren Public Library has subscribed to a fun new reading program that children can access from home.  Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic animated stories from Weston Woods with thematically aligned nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  This engaging digital resource for children in grades PreK-3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills, and introduce them to a world of knowledge and exploration.
BookFlix includes:
  • Classic animated stories, each paired with a related nonfiction ebook
  • Spanish language versions
  • Read-aloud supports so students can hear each book narrated, and also hear definitions of key words and directions for each activity
  • Educational puzzles so children can show what they have learned
  • Safe, age-appropriate web links selected by Scholastic's editors so kids can extend their learning on a topic
  • Meet the Creator section to learn more about each fiction book
Scholastic BookFlix is specifically created to support non-, beginning, and reluctant readers - it's the perfect resource for independent reading practice at school and at home.  To access BookFlix, click here.
 

NASA @ My Library

The Civic Center Library is very excited to announce that they have been selected as one of sixty libraries nationwide to participate in the NASA@ My Library STEAM programming initiative.  As a NASA@ My Library partner, the library will hold public programs that explore NASA science and technology, specifically around NASA's newest next-generation telescope launch (fall 2021), the first telescope images (spring 2022), and as part of the Collaborative Summer Reading Program (summer 2022).  More information, including a program schedule will be available in the coming months at warrenlibrary.net.

The first NASA@ My Library event will be held on November 10 at 6:30 pm for children ages 5 and up and their families.  We will host a telescope viewing program along with the Warren Astronomical Society who will guide us in learning about the night sky.  Each child attending will receive a pass to Cranbrook and a STEM activity about space to complete at home.  To register, please call 586.751.0770.

 

Music Kits Available at the Busch Branch Library

The Busch Branch Library now has music kits available for Warren residents to check out.  These music kits include a variety of musical instruments and equipment for recording and producing.  Each kit contains an instrument, a set of instruments, or a device; many of the kits also provide accessories and instructions for their use.  The kits include, among others: an acoustic guitar, an electric guitar, a multicultural percussion set, a kalimba, a sheet music stand, a Blue Yeti microphone, an electronic piano, a concert ukulele, Boomwhackers, bongo drums, a roll-up electronic drum set, and a roll-up flexible piano.  Music kits check out for 21 days and can be renewed one time.  Only one music kit can be checked out per card at any time, and borrowers must be 18 years or older.  All music kits are sanitized when they are returned to the library.

      
Funding is provided in part by a James C. Dance Award for the Performing Arts grant from the Metro Detroit Book and Author Society.


Free Early Literacy Kits Available to Warren Residents between the Ages of 3 to 5

The Civic Center Library is pleased to announce a new program we have for families with preschool aged children.  Any family that is a resident of Warren and has a child between the ages of 3 to 5 is eligible to receive a free early literacy kit to help prepare children for their kindergarten year.  The early literacy kits will allow families to work with their children on specific skills they will need when they enter kindergarten.  The kits include two activity workbooks and an early reader book to practice sight words.

In addition, the Civic Center Library purchased Playaway Launchpads, which are pre-loaded tablets with educational preschool games, available for checkout with a library card.  Please note:  All Warren Public Library locations now have Playaway Launchpads for circulation.

Early literacy kits are available for pickup at the Warren Civic Center Library.  Children must be present in order for library staff to issue a kit.


Funding is provided in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library of Michigan.

Laptop Computers Available for Checkout









The Busch and Burnette Branch Libraries 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 one automatic renewal.  A valid Warren 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.  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.
 


 

Mobile Hotspots Available for Checkout
Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspots are available for checkout at ALL Warren Public Library branches FREE OF CHARGE.  With this easy to use device, you can connect your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other Wi-Fi enabled device and have Internet connectivity wherever you are.  Mobile Hotspots may be checked out to Warren residents ages 18 years or older for 7 days with one automatic renewal.  A valid Warren library card and current identification such as a driver's license or Michigan state i.d. are required at checkout.  Stop by one of our libraries today and ask about this exciting service.
 

Locations & Hours

Library Closures
The Warren Public Library will be closed:
November 2 - Election Day
November 11 - Veterans Day
November 24 - All branches will close at 5 pm
November 25-28 - Thanksgiving


Civic Center Library
1 City Square
586-751-0770

Mon: 12 pm - 8 pm
Tue: 9 am - 8 pm
Wed: 12 pm - 8 pm
Thu: 9 am - 8 pm
Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm


Miller Branch Library
5460 Arden
586-751-5377

Mon: 9 am - 5 pm
Tue: 12 pm - 8 pm
Wed: 9 am - 5 pm
Thu: 12 pm - 8 pm
Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm


Busch Branch Library
23333 Ryan
586-353-0580

Mon: 12 pm - 8 pm
Tue: 9 am - 5 pm
Wed: 12 pm - 8 pm
Thu: 9 am - 5 pm
Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm


Burnette Branch Library
23345 Van Dyke
586-353-0579

Mon: 9 am - 5 pm
Tue: 12 pm - 8 pm
Wed: 9 am - 5 pm
Thu: 12 pm - 8 pm
Fri: 9 am - 5 pm
Sat: 9 am - 5 pm









Due to the popularity of our programs, registrations will be be limited to Warren library card holders first.  Please call the library branch or visit our online calendar at www.warrenlibrary.net to register.

Fall Storytime (Ages 0 to 3 years)
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for young children and their caregiver.  Masks are required.  This will be a six week session and will take place in the Cafeteria in the Warren Community Center.  Please bring a blanket to sit on.
Miller Branch Library
10:00 am
Fridays
November 5 - December 17


Zoom Storytime (Ages 2 to 5 years)
Join us on Zoom for stories and songs.  A craft will be available for pickup each week.  A Zoom link and password will be emailed to all families who are registered.
Hosted by the Civic Center Library
11:00 am
Fridays
November 5, 12, and 19


Storytimes on Facebook
Head over to the Warren Public Library 
Facebook page to enjoy weekly virtual storytimes.  Registration is not required.
www.facebook.com/warrenpubliclibrary

Mondays - Toddler Storytime hosted by the Burnette Branch Library
Tuesdays - Family Storytime hosted by the Busch Branch Library
Wednesdays - Preschool Storytime hosted by the Civic Center Library

 

Coronavirus Resources
 
Due to the unprecedented response to the coronovirus pandemic, we will be maintaining lists of resources to help you find information about COVID-19, educational resources, library resources, and more.  Check our 
website often as these lists are updated as information becomes available.
Electronic Resources

Warren Public Library cardholders are encouraged to use our electronic resources.



Movies, TV episodes, Graphic Novels, eAudiobooks, and more available with hoopla
**You can check out 6 items per month**
With hoopla, you can check out a variety of content, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital music, streaming movies, and digital graphic novels.  The best part about hoopla: there are no holds - if you see something in the catalog, you can immediately check it out.  And like all digital content, there are no late fees.  All of this content is available 24/7 to Warren Public Library cardholders.  
To access hoopla, click here.



Freegal - Streaming and Downloadable Music

Freegal Music is a free music service from your library.  The catalog includes over 16 million songs, millions of albums, hundreds of curated playlists, and the ability to create your own playlists.  In total, the collection is comprised of music from 40,000+ labels with music that originates in 100+ countries.  From today's hottest and newest music to classical and jazz.  Free apps are available in the App Store and Google Play.  You will need your Warren Public Library card number and PIN to access Freegal.  Click here to go to our Freegal page.​


Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Digital Magazines using OverDrive
Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines to your computer or mobile device through OverDrive.  OverDrive works with a variety of devices including PCs and Macs, iPads, iPhones, Android phones, Nooks, Kindles, and more.  You must have a valid Warren Public Library card to use OverDrive.  Click here to go to our OverDrive page.​



Databases Available For Warren
Public Library Cardholders



Ancestry Library Edition - Remote Access Available through December 31, 2021
This genealogical database is used by many to look up census records from 1790-1940 , draft cards, ship passenger lists, and much more.  This database was only available for in-library use, but at this time Ancestry is offering remote access to Warren Public Library cardholders. Follow the steps below to access Ancestry Library Edition from home.
1. Visit our online library catalog by using the
 Library Catalog link or using the My Account login box from our website.
2. When you visit our catalog, check the upper-right portion of the screen. If logged in, you will see your name. If not, click Log In.
3. After logging in, the Ancestry link will be revealed. Click the Ancestry – Remote Access Link at the top of the left-hand box to access Ancestry Library Edition.


BookFlix (database for children)
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.  The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.  Topics available include:  Animals & Nature, Earth & Sky, People & Places, ABCs & 123s, Adventure, Family & Community, Celebrations, Music & Rhyme, and Imagination.  BookFlix is available remotely with a library card number and is available to use inside the library.  To access BookFlix, click 
here.

Consumer Reports.org
Access subscription-level content from the website of this leading consumer products review magazine.  Includes access to content from ConsumerReports.org and also ConsumerReportsHealth.org.  You can log into this database at home using your Warren Public Library card.  To access Consumer Reports.org click 
here.

Creativebug
The Warren Public Library is excited to announce that Warren Public Library cardholders now have access to our newest resource, Creativebug.  Creativebug features thousands of online art and craft classes taught by expert instructors.  Login to Creativebug and create an account with your library card number.  You will then be able to access classes on knitting, quilting, painting, and much more.  Watch the classes anytime, anywhere.  Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace.  No pressure, just possibilities.  You can find Creativebug and all of our other research sources on the library's databases page.

Global Road Warrior
A comprehensive country cultural database featuring in-depth information on 175 countries such as:  culture and society, food and recipes, music, travel information and advisories, and much more.  You can log into this database at home using your Warren Public Library card.  To access Global Road Warrior click 
here.

Did you know?  Tutor.com can help you get your homework done, write your paper, or study for your test so that you can get back to your life.  If you are getting frustrated, Tutor.com can help you get unstuck.  Students and parents can get help with any kind of academic question in math, science, English, social studies, and writing.  Export tutors work with students in kindergarten through 12th grade and can even help with AP®-level and intro-level college coursework.  Connecting with a tutor is easy.  You just need your library card number, PIN, and any Internet-connected device.  Visit our Tutor.com site today.

Additional databases can be found by clicking 
here or visiting the database page found under the Research tab of the library's website.

Friends

The Friends bookstore located at 5961 Beebe Street (north of 13 Mile Road) is open with the following restrictions:

1.  Wearing a face mask while in the store is recommended.
2.  Everyone is asked to respect each other by staying at least 6 feet apart.
Items for sale include used hardbound and paperback books, CDs, videos, etc. for all ages.  Proceeds benefit the Warren Public Library.


Bookstore Hours
Please note:  All open hours for the rest of this year are Bookbag Sales.  Buy a durable waterproof bag for $10 and fill it for free.  If you already have one of the blue Friends of the Warren Public Library bookbags, bring it to the store, show it to the sales person, and find out what is included in this incredible end of the year sale.
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, November 5
Friday, November 12
Friday, November 19
Saturday, November 20
Friday, November 26 - Closed
Friday, December 3
Friday, December 10


The Friends have a website:  

https://friendsofwarrenlib.wixsite.com/booklovers
where you can learn about the Friends, print a membership application, get information about the book store, and read interesting tid bits about reading.  Please visit the site today.

Join the Friends
For a small donation you can become a member of the Friends of the Warren Public Library.  To join, simply click 
here to get the application, fill it out and turn it in at the book store or any of our library branches.

The Friends Kids Club
If you are between the ages of 0 - 13 you can join the Friends of the Warren Public Library for just $1.00 per year. Once you turn in your completed application along with your $1.00, you will be given a special Kids Club card. Bring this card with you whenever you visit the bookstore and you will get up to 12 free children's books a year.  To join, simply click 
here to print the membership form, fill it out and turn it in at the book store or any of our library branches.

The Friends have a Facebook page.  Check it out at www.facebook.com/FriendsoftheWarrenPublicLibrary.

Support the Friends of the Warren Public Library by shopping at Kroger or Amazon.com.  See instructions below.

Kroger

You can register your Kroger card and a portion of your purchases will be donated to the Friends of the Warren Public Library.  Your card must be renewed every year.  If you have not done so, please log into your account and renew your commitment.  To register your card, please do the following:
1.  Go to 
Kroger.com
2. Click on the tab labeled community.
3. In the drop box, click on community rewards.
4. If you are doing this for the first time, register your card with the program and pick Friends of the Warren Public Library.
5. If you are renewing your commitment, go to account summary.
6. Here you can edit any of your personal information, but be sure to go all the way down to your Organization.
7. It is here that you re-write Friends of the Warren Public Library.
8. The organization number should also show:  91075.


Amazon Smile
You can support the Friends of the Warren Public Library by using the Amazon Smile program.  Visit the Amazon Smile website at 
smile.amazon.com, type in Friends of the Warren Public Library as your charitable organization, select the one in Warren, MI and start shopping.  The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the Friends.
 
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