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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:

October 11 - The Kitchen Front by Jennifer Ryan
November 8 - Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia
December 13 - The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner


Busch Book Group
6:30 pm Wednesdays, Oct. 6, Nov. 10, Dec. 13
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:

October 6 - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
November 10 - The Answer Is... by Alex Trebek
December 13 - Good Eggs: a novel by Rebecca Hardiman
 

Adult Programs

Please Note:  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.

Cows at the Opera House - Virtual Program (Zoom)
6:00 pm

Monday, October 4
Hosted by the Civic Center Library

A mystery is defined as something unexplained or inexplicable, or as a person or thing having qualities that arouse curiosity or speculation.  The many mysteries of the Detroit Institute of Arts include stories and images, newly discovered meanings, and issues of authenticity.  This virtual program is part of the museum's Behind the Seen series.

https://cityofwarren.zoom.us/j/81573933231?pwd=YkZPOXp3OUpXbThrdmwvMXQ5ZHRkdz09
Meeting ID: 815 7393 3231
Password: 093980


American Sign Language (ASL) Introductory Course - In-person Program



5:30 pm, Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26
Burnette Branch Library
Register for all four sessions online or call 586.353.0579
Masks are required

Join us at the library for an introductory American Sign Language course to learn some basic ASL communication skills.
Please Note: This event is full.  If you are interested in being on a list for a future class, please join the waitlist so we have your contact information.


Wine Cork Pumpkin Craft - In-person Program
5:30 pm
Wednesday, October 6
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Fall is in full swing, and that means pumpkins.  Let's get creative with this year's autumnal décor by making a fun wine cork pumpkin.


Yarn Pumpkin Garland - Take and Make Craft



Thursday, October 7
Miller Branch Library
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Make an adorable pumpkin garland perfect for autumn decorating.


Fake News: Truth Decay - In-person Program
6:30 pm
Thursday, October 14
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Who's telling the truth anymore?  It's getting difficult to separate fact from fiction in the news.  Professor Garry Gilbert, the director of Journalism at Oakland University, will present a program on truth in journalism and how we can better spot "fake news".


Mysterious Michigan - In-person Program
6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 19
Civic Center Library
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Amberrose Hammond returns to the Civic Center Library to discuss her latest book on the spookiness of our state.  She has actively researched legends, ghost stories, haunted places, old true crime, and other mysterious topics in Michigan since 2000.


Get to Know eBooks and OverDrive - Virtual Program (Zoom)
6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 26
Hosted by the Miller Branch Library
Register online or call 586.751.5377.  An email address is required to register.

Interested in downloading free eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library?  Need to learn about the Libby app?  Let us help you.  Please join us as we show you how to checkout and download eBooks through our OverDrive service.  Login information will be sent via email after 4 pm on October 25.


Craft Workshop @ Home: Raffia Bowl - Take and Make Craft
Wednesday, October 27
Busch Branch Library
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Brighten up your home with a fun raffia bowl.  You will blend together raffia in a variety of colors to create a pretty decorative piece.


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





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 ages 12 to 17 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.


Mystery Kit - Take Home Program
Pick up during the month of October
All Library Branches
Ages 10 to 17
No registration required while supplies last.

Calling all teen (and tween) sleuths in Warren.  This is your chance to try out a mystery kit completely free of charge.  Crack codes, access secret emails, sift through private diaries, police reports, historical documents, and more as you attempt to solve this spooky, seasonal mystery.


Craft and Treat Month - Take Home Program
Each week in October
All Library Branches
Ages 10 to 17
No registration required while supplies last.

No tricks, just treats.  Stop by the library each week in the month of October for a different seasonal craft and a treat.  A new craft and treat will be available for pick up beginning each Monday.

Serving Others: Plarn - Take and Make Craft
Drop-off your completed plarn ball on Monday, October 18
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.

Spooky Halloween Candle Holder - Take and Make Craft
Wednesday, October 20
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.353.0579

Cut out the eyes in old photos and attach them to a glass candle holder to create your own spooky Halloween décor.
Make It!: Whimsical Scarecrow - Take and Make Craft




Thursday, October 21
Busch Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Create a super cute wooden scarecrow and add some whimsy to your fall.

Pumpkin Decorating and Spooky Crafts - Outside Program
Saturday, October 23
Civic Center Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Enjoy some hot chocolate or cider while you turn a regular pumpkin into a "boo-tiful" Halloween decoration.  A prize will be awarded for the best costume, although costumes are optional.  Weather permitting, this event will be held in the Children's Garden.

Tell-Tale Heart Escape Room - Tween Game Night - In-person Program
6:30 pm, Thursday, October 28
Miller Branch Library
Ages 10 to 17
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Work together with your fellow tweens and teens to solve the clues and break Edgar Allan Poe out of his own murderous story.  Covid permitting, this will be held in the Warren Community Center's Cafe next door to the Miller Library.  Masks are required.



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 complete the online form that is available on the library's website.  You will be notified when your box is ready at the library branch you selected.  Happy Reading!


Simple STEAM: 5 Little Pumpkins - Take and Make Program





Friday, October 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.  For October, read the "5 little pumpkins" poem and construct a gate for pumpkin candles.


Fall Leaf Mobile - Take and Make Craft
Friday, October 1
Miller Branch Library

Ages 5 to 10
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Fall is in the air.  Make a hanging leaf mobile to decorate for the season.


Pokemon Craft and Card - Take and Make Craft
Monday, October 4
Civic Center Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.751.0770

Calling all Pokemon fans.  Sign up for a fun take home craft, which includes a Pokemon card.


Farm Animal Puppets - Take and Make Craft




Tuesday, October 5
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Stop by the library this week to pick up the supplies needed to make some farm animal puppets.  You can then use your puppets to sing the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm".


Paper Pumpkin Art - Take and Make Craft
Week of October 11
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Make a beautiful pumpkin with paper strips and other supplies.


Candy Corn Man - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, October 12
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

We see lots of candy corn this time of year.  This week we will provide all the materials needed to make a candy corn man.


Halloween - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, October 12
Miller Branch Library

Ages 3 to 7
Register online or call 586.751.5377

Pick up a spooky and fun craft for Halloween.


Halloween Marshmallow Candy STEM Experiment - Virtual Program (Zoom)
6:00 pm
Wednesday, October 13
Civic Center Library

Grades K to 5
Register online or call 586.751.0770

What do you think will happen if you leave candy ghosts soaking in liquid overnight?  Register to pick up a kit and join our experiment to find out.  Kit pickup begins October 4.


Chick-it-Out Hatching Program
6:00 pm
Thursday
October 14
Miller Branch Library

All Ages
Register online or call 586.751.5377

We've watched the chicks hatch and grow.  Now it's time to send the chicks off to the farm.  Join us to see the chicks one last time before they go to their new home.


Pumpkin Decorating Programs





Pumpkins To Go - Take and Make Craft
Monday, October 18
Civic Center Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.751.0770

We will provide a small pumpkin and craft items for you to take home and decorate.

Purely Pumpkins - Take and Make Craft
Monday, October 25
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Unleash your creativity with a small pumpkin and mystery bag of assorted craft supplies for decorating.


Halloween Light and Virtual Storytime (Facebook)
Week of October 18
Busch Branch Library

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.353.0580

In celebration of the spooky season, pick up a Halloween luminaria craft and join Ms. Jamie on the library
's Facebook page for a Halloween storytime.  Video will be posted at 12 pm on Monday, October 18.


Paper Roll Ghost - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, October 19
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Using a craft tube and other supplies, children can make a ghost decoration just in time for Halloween.  Stop by the library this week to pick up your craft kit.


Craft 'n' Treat To Go Programs




Civic Center Library
Monday, October 25

Ages 3 to 9
Children can stop by the library to pick up a Halloween craft and choose a treat.  Crafts are available while supplies last.  No registration is required.

Burnette Branch Library
Saturday, October 30

Ages 3 to 9
Children are invited to stop by the library to pick up a craft and a treat.  Costumes welcome.

Busch Branch Library
9:00 am - 4:30 pm Saturday, October 30

Ages 3 to 9
Register online or call 586.353.0580

Children can stop by for a Halloween craft and treat.  Costumes welcome.


Halloween Bat - Take and Make Craft
Tuesday, October 26
Burnette Branch Library
Ages 3 to 9

Pick up all the materials needed to make a bat for your Halloween decorations.


Halloween Grab & Go
Friday, October 29
Miller Branch Library

All Ages

Happy Halloween.  Stop by the library for a Halloween treat.  Costumes welcome.


 

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 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.
 

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 will have Playaway Launchpads for circulation soon.

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 October 11 for Columbus Day / Indigenous People's Day


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.

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
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
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.




Pronunciator - Language Learning Database

With Pronunciator, you can learn over 80 languages as well as study English (ESL) for 50 languages.  It features speech recognition, scored quizzes, a virtual coach, downloadable MP3s, and virtual conversations.  You can log into this database at home using your Warren Public Library card.  To access Pronunciator, 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.

Donations will be accepted at the Bookstore on Thursdays from 9 am - 12 noon and during the bookstore hours listed below.


Bookstore Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, October 1
Friday, October 8
Friday, October 15 (Book Bag Sale)
Saturday, October 16 (Book Bag Sale)
Friday, October 22
Friday, October 29


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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