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    Library Events

    2015 Teen Summer Reading Program

    The 2015 Summer Reading Program for Teens
    June 15th - July 28th

    Teens may register for the program beginning June 13th at the Summer Reading Program for Teens Kickoff Party scheduled for Saturday, June 13th from noon-1:30 in the Teen Room (also known as the Study Room) on the first floor of the library opposite the main desk. Pizza and a drink will be served at this event and Summer Reading Packets and a free gift will be distributed. Teens who do not make the kickoff party may register at the main desk at their convenience.

    Summertime is for reading what YOU want to read! You may choose to read books, magazines, eBooks, listen to audiobooks, read to a child, etc. The books you read do NOT have to come from the Warren Public Library. For every thirty minutes you read (it can be 30 minutes at a time or two 15 minute periods, etc.) clip off the slip at the bottom of this sheet (be sure to write your name clearly on the back) and deposit it in the Teen Summer Reading Jar at the main desk. Every week there will be a random drawing for prizes. The more you read, the more chances you'll have to win a variety of prizes including the grand prize, a Kindle. The drawing for the Kindle will take place at 7:30 p.m. on July 28th.

    Extra Activities for Teens: all activities are free of charge

    Monday Craft Activities: 2:00 p.m - 4:00 p.m.

    To ensure that we have an adequate supply of materials for the craft projects, pre-
    registration is required for each of the craft sessions. Call the library at 723-4650
    or stop at the main desk in the library to pre-register.

    A complete schedule of the craft activities is included in your summer reading packet.

    Tuesday Movies for Teens: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    Join your friends for pizza, drinks and a movie. A complete schedule of the movies
    is included in your summer reading packet.

    Wednesday Special Activities for Teens: 2:00p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Pre-registration is again are required for these events.
    A complete schedule of the
    events are included in your summer reading packet. Please note on the schedule
    that the time frame for the July 28th event is different.

    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.

    The May 2015 selection is:
    Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

    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. All movies are free of charge and do not require pre-registration.
    Here is the list of movies scheduled to be shown in the near future:

         May 18th:Spare Parts
         June 1st; The Seventh Son
         June 8th: Tracers
         June 15th: Jupiter Ascending
    June 22nd: McFarland USA
    June 29th: The DUFF

    There may be occassions when the list is altered.

    Writer's Group
    Jefferson Room

    The Warren Public Library is offering an opportunity for writers to receive feedback and support in their writing. This group is a non-instructor led opportunity for individuals to spend time writing in the company of fellow authors and sharing and critiquing their work and the works of others. The group will meet on the third Wednesday of each month in the Jefferson Room in the basement of the Library. The format for the group will be as follows: each individual will spend from 6-7 p.m. writing; the 7-8 p.m. time slot will be spent sharing writing and seeking support and assistance from their fellow writers. New volunteers moderators will be selected from within the group each month. This group is open to teens and adult and new attendees will always be welcome. Participants are encouraged to bring a visual or writing prompt to each meeting as well as samples of their writing.

    Teen Photography Contest 2015
    Wetmore Gallery

                                                2015 Teen Photography Contest

    The Warren Public Library is, for the seventh year, sponsoring a Teen Photography Contest. This event is for teens in grades 7-12 who are Warren County residents. The person entering the contest must take the photos and each contestant is limited to two (2) entries. The photos may be in black and white or color and may be 4x6, 5x7, or 8x10 in size.  Each photo must be matted and framed and ready for hanging in the Gallery on the third floor of the library. Each photo must have an accompanying entry form (these are available at the Warren Public Library and by clicking here). All entries must be received between the dates of May 1st and May 30th. The photographs will be on display in the Wetmore Gallery the entire month of June.

    The photos will be judged based on quality, originality and creativity. All the entries will be displayed in the Wetmore Gallery at the Warren Public Library during the month of June where the public will be invited to cast a ballot for their favorite photograph. The winning photos will appear on the Warren Public Library website (www.warrenlibrary.org).

    Cash prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st place: $100; 2nd place: $75; 3rd place: $50; 4th place: $25. The People’s Choice Award, based on the results of the public casting their vote in The Gallery, $20.

     This event is made possible in whole or part by the generous community response to the 2015 Midwinter Library.


    Jewelry Class with Jane
    Saturday, April 25th, 2015 at 01:00:00 PM
    Slater B

    On Saturday, June 30th, instructor Jane Harris will lead participants in creating a Suede Beaded Bracelet.  Crafters will have many choices in bead styles and colors of the suede strap. This class will begin at 1:00 pm and will end by 3:00 pm. Sign up at the circulation desk at the Warren Public Library. The class fee of $10.00 must be paid at the time of registration and the class size is limited to 10 participants. Adults, teens and tweens accompanied by an adult are welcome. A second bracelet may be made for a $7.00 fee if time permits. Please plan to register by Thursday, June 25th.


    Trivia Quiz Night @ the Library
    Monday, June 1st, 2015 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Many thanks to everyone who made our first Trivia Event a success! We are now ready to invite teams to participate in another exciting evening of trivia competition! Mark your calendars now for Monday, June 1st at 6:00 p.m. in the Slater Room. Get busy right away forming your team…a maximum of 8 people per team. There is no minimum team size. If you would like to participate but are not part of a team, submit your name and we will try to form teams from such individuals. This trivia event is a great opportunity for families, friends, co-workers and businesses to participate in some friendly competition. To register your team you may either submit the names and contact information for team members to the library in person, or by mailing the information to the library at 205 Market Street, or by emailing the information to sgage@warrenlibrary.orgAll team registrations must be received no later than May 27th. Refreshments will be served and spectators will be welcome.

    Here are the rules for this event:
    *No cell/smartphone or other outside information source. We will have a cell phone parking lot in 
      the room.
    *Up to 8 people (physically present) per team. No minimum team size.
    *Every person at your table will be counted as part of your maximum team size. There will be a
      separate seating area for spectators.
    *Trivia Quiz night will consist of 10 rounds.
    *Each round will have a category or theme.
    *Each round will have 10 questions.
    *On the score sheet for Round 1, each team should estimate their final score (out of 100). If the
      final scores are tied. the team who estimated their final score most accurately will win.
    *The Trivia Quiz host will read each question aloud twice. Teams should try to write down an 
      answer after each question. After each round of questions, all questions will be repeated
      one last time before the answer sheets are turned in.
    *At the end of each round, one member of your team will bring your answer sheet to the scoring
      table and pick up an answer sheet for the next round.
    *Before beginning the next round, the Trivia Quiz host will review the answers to the previous 
    *The graders will post the scores for the round on the whiteboard as they become available. You
      can track your score on your personal score sheet.

    Alzheimer's and Caregiving
    Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Author and caregiver Rundy Purdy will be appearing at the Warren Public Library on June 4th at 6:00 p.m. to share his experience with Alzheimer's caregiving and his memoir The Sea is Wide. When Rundy Purdy was twenty-four he began accompanying his grandfather on a journey through confused days, long nights, and inevitable loss. He tells an adventure of bedtime stories, bathroom struggles, and a shared love that stretches across the wide sea of Alzheimer's.
    Pre-registrations are appreciated but not mandatory.

    Summer Reading Kickoff Party
    Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 12:00:00 PM
    Teen Room/Study Room

                                                   2015 Teen Summer Reading Program

    Teens may register for the program beginning June 13th at the Summer Reading Program for Teens Kickoff Party scheduled for Saturday, June 13th from noon-1:30 in the Teen Room (also known as the Study Room) on the first floor of the library opposite the main desk. Pizza and a drink will be served at this event and Summer Reading Packets and a free gift will be distributed. Teens who do not make the kickoff party may register at the main desk at their convenience..

    Teen & Tween Game Night
    Slater Room

    Students age 10 and up are invited to participate in the many activities, including Nintendo Wii & GameCube Games, Internet Access, Magic the Gathering & other collectable games, and much more. Students are welcomed to bring new games and ideas to the event. Donations are welcomed to help fund additional resources and to help pay for the pizza, drinks and snacks. For more information, visit the Teen Lounge or contact Dale Aikens at the library.

    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.