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    Library Events

    Zombie Doll Contest
    Children's Department

    Children ages five to eighteen (5-18) are invited to find an old doll and transform it into a zombie or some type of monster. All you need are some old Barbies (or some other type of doll), ugly paint, scraps of cloth, etc. and invent a name for your creepy creation. Dolls will be placed on display on first floor for public voting. Two winners will each receive a $35 Amazon gift card. Turn dolls in to Children's Dept. between September 26 and October 3 by 8:00 p.m.; include particpant's name, age, phone number and the creepy creation's name. Voting will take place October 4-18; winners will be notified on October 19. Dolls can be picked up starting October 19.

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    Toddler Time
    Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 10:30:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Theme-based stories, songs, craft and creative play. Aimed at ages one to four, but all ages are welcome. Ms. Susan will oversee. Registration not required.

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    Retirement Workshop Series
    Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 01:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    This program, the first in a series of Retirement Workshops with guest speaker Patrick W. Hesch, will be held in the Slater Room on Tuesday, September 19th from 1:00-2:30 p.m. The dates for future Retirement Workshops are: Tuesday, October 17th; Tuesday, November 21st and Tuesday, December 19th. All workshops will be held in the Slater Room at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are appreciated but not necessary.




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    Warren Library Game Night
    Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 03:30:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Do you enjoy playing large scale games, but don't have the players or location to play them?  Enjoy Roleplaying games, but need a party?  Already got a group, but no one wants to host at their place?  Your local library can help!  The monthly game night is now open to gamer groups, young and old.  We have plenty of space and tables, so come and enjoy a night of Games! Even bring your Gaming Group!

    TELL YOUR FRIENDS & FAMILY!!!!  Summer months are always a little slow and a great time for you to see what is available without worrying about the crowd.  And feel free to bring your own games and offer suggestions to expand our collection. 

    The games run from 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Visit http://www.warrenlibrary.org/gamenight/ for updates & information 

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    Build-It-Up, Take-It-Down
    Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 03:00:00 PM
    Children's Department

    Made possible due to the Cruise into Kindergarten statewide early literacy initiative, Build-It-Up, Take-It-Down provides children ample STEM opportunities for learning by playing with large wooden blocks, LEGO, and Bloco Robots along with other toys that enhance the experience. Such play builds math, science, literacy, language, social and creative skills. This program is geared for ages three to eight, though all are welcome. Runs on Thursdays, September 28 through December 7, 2017.

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    Mary Poppins Event
    Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 02:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    In collaboration with the Warren Players and their autumn production of Mary Poppins, we will show the classic movie starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke in the Slater Room. Samantha Morgan, who plays Mary Poppins for the Warren Players, will talk about their production and maybe read a short story (if time allows) before the movie starts. Free tickets to dress rehearsal will be given as a door prize. During the movie the audience can enjoy iced tea and English crackers/cookies. Registration appreciated. Registration form available in the Children's Department next to the staff computer.

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    Medicare 101: Going on Medicare
    Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 01:00:00 PM
    Slater B

    Please plan on joining Elaine Krill from the Warren-Forest Area Agency on Aging/Experience, Inc. as she presents a program entitled Medicare 101: Going on Medicare in the Slater Room at 1:00 p.m.
    Topics to be covered at this seminar include: What are parts A & B; When can I enroll and what will happen if I don't; Do I need any extra coverage and how does that all work; Do I need a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D); What if I'm still working and covered by my employer's healthcare; Why should I check my Part D plan every year during Open Enrollment and when is Open Enrollment; What changes when I'm covered by Medicaid and turn 65? Time will also be provided for questions.

    Contact ekrill@experienceinc.org if you have questions regarding this seminar.









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    A Citizens Response: Active Shooter
    Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    City of Warren Police Officer Sergeant Brandon Deppen will facilitate a program that will discuss the current attention on active violent assaults on the public and how you can react  during an active incident.

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    Beach Glass Jewelry Class
    Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 10:00:00 AM
    Slater Room

    Are you a beach glass collector? Want to turn those treasures into wonderful jewelry? Join instructor Christine French in the Slater Room on Saturday, November 11th from 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



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    Women Are Wonderful
    Saturday, February 10th, 2018 at 09:00:00 AM
    JD Family Center

    Calling all women! It’s the rebirth of the Women Are Wonderful event held at The Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, 207 Second Avenue, on Saturday, February 10, 2018.  The event is co-sponsored by the Jefferson DeFrees Family Center, Warren Public Library and the Zonta Club of Warren and features workshops and speakers from local businesses and organizations as well as a coffee/tea bar and luncheon.

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    Book Discussion Group
    Jefferson Room

    If you are a reader and like to talk about the books you've read, you'll enjoy the Library's book discussions. The Adult Book Discussion Group normally meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. in the Jefferson Room. The Library tries to have sufficient copies of the books chosen available for anyone who needs to borrow one.

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    Monday Night Movies @ the Library
    Slater Room

    Set aside Monday evenings for a visit to the library and a free evening's entertainment in the Slater Room of the Warren Public Library, eating popcorn, and watching a movie on the large screen television set. Monday Night Movies, a program for adult audiences (some of the movies may have a PG rating - teens with parental permission are welcome to attend) happens every Monday at 5:30 p.m.   

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    Library Word Play

    Unscramble the letters of the puzzle displayed at the Circulation Desk, submit your guess, and have a chance at winning a book. Submit as many entries as you like. A new puzzle monthly.

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    The New Joy of Coloring
    Slater B

    Adult coloring is surging in popularity. It is engaging, relaxing and helps combat stress. Join fellow adults of all ages in an afternoon of coloring and conversation. Prisma color pencils, crayons and coloring pages will be provided for this free class as will light refreshments and beverages.

    This program will be held in the Slater Room on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Attendees may choose to drop in at their convenience between the hours of 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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    Attention Local Published Authors

    The Warren Public Library would like to offer local published authors an opportunity to share their books, insights and experiences at events to be scheduled at the library in October and/or November. If any local author would like additional information regarding this event, please email adult services librarian Sharon Gage at sgage@warrenlibrary.org no later than October 7th.

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