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    Library Events

    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. View the 2014 selections.

    The March 2014 selection is:
    The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry


    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. Check the library calendar on the library's home page to see the title of the movie. The Library's movie license does not permit advertising the titles of the movies outside the Library, but additional information about the films is available in the Library or by calling 723-4650.

    All movies are free of charge and do not require pre-registration.


    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.


    LEGO Contest
    Slater Room

    National Library Week Warren Public Library LEGO Contest
                Rules and Guidelines     April 12th - 17th, 2014

    Rules:

    1. Use your own LEGO, DUPLO, Mega Bloks or other LEGO compatible plastic bricks.
    2. Entries must be a design inspired by your favorite book. Entries must be your own creation, not a kit, project found online, or in a magazine, etc.
    3. Your creation must be on a base no bigger than 15"x15" and your completed project may be no taller than 3 feet.

    Entries exceeding maximum dimensions will not be considered for prizes

    4. One entry per participant or team. Please note - teams will compete for a single prize.
         Those entering with a team cannot also enter individually

    5. Entries will be accepted in the following four categories:

               
    Family      Grades 3-5      Grades 6-8     Grades 9-12/Adult

    Team projects will be placed in the age category of the oldest participant of the team (excluding family teams).

    6. Please complete the entry form and submit it with your entry. Entry form available here.

    7. Completed projects must be delivered to the library by 4 PM on Saturday, April 12th. Entries may NOT be submitted before April 12th.

    8. Projects will be available for public viewing and voting on April 14th - 16th. The library is not responsible for damage or loss.
    9. A panel of judges will determine the winners. The judges’ decisions are final. Judging will take place between April 14 & 16th at the judge’s convenience.
    10. Entries may be taken home after the Awards Ceremony on Thurs., April 17 at 6:30 PM.
    They must be removed no later than 5 PM on Friday, April 18

    Each participant must have a Warren County Library card in good standing to be eligible to win.

    Prizes:

    Winners will receive a gift card to AMAZON. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place and for the public’s favorite.

    For more information contact the Library at 814-723-4650.

     


    Adult Winter Reading Program

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Adult Winter Reading Program. A complete list of statistics will be published soon. The winner of the Kindle Fire is Virginia Loizeaux.


    Paper Embroidery Class
    Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 at 05:30:00 PM
    Slater A

                         Warren Public Library Offers Embroidery Card Class in April

    Instructor Jane Harris will lead the participants in the creation of a birthday card on Tuesday, April 15th. A sample of the project is on display at the library. This class, which will meet in Slater B on the third floor of the library, will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. Latecomers will need to catch up with the rest of the class as the project will take the entire 150 minutes of class time. There will be a mandatory $5.00 non-refundable material's fee which will be due at the time of pre-registration. This class is open to adults, teens and tweens accompanied by an adult. Both beginners to the craft and those who have previous experience are welcome to attend.


    Internet Addiction
    Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at 06:30:00 PM
    Jefferson Room

    This class has been cancelled due to lack of interest.


     


    Clay Pot and Watercolor Card
    Saturday, April 26th, 2014 at 10:30:00 AM
    Slater B

                                    Painted Clay Pot & Watercolor Stamped Card

    Craft instructor Meg Robeson invites adults, teens and tweens accompanied by an adult to join her in the creation of a Painted Clay Pot and Watercolor Stamped Card on Saturday, April 26th  from 10:30 -12:30 p.m.  Each participant will receive a clay pot which they will paint with milk paint, let it partially dry and then "distress" it with sand paper or painter's tape. A second project will be stamping to achieve a watercolor effect. Participants will leave after 2 hours with a perfect Mother's Day gift. A $5.00 non-refundable material's fee is due when registering. This class is limited to the first 16 people who register at the main desk in the library. There must be a minimum of  8 paid registrants for the class to go forward. Call Meg at 757-8525 if you have any questions about the projects.


    An Evening with 3 Exchange Students
    Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Getting to Know Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia: An Evening With Three Exchange Students

    On Tuesday evening, May 6, three exchange students will share their lives and cultures with the Warren community. Fira Gasimova (from Azerbaijan), Tamar Buachidze (from the Republic of Georgia) and Kadriya Sharafutdinova (from Russia) will have an informal discussion about their countries as well as their experiences here in the U.S. The three girls attend local high schools and are participants in the FLEX program (Future Leaders Exchange) which is administered by American Councils for International Education.

    Sponsored by the U.S. government, the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program is for secondary school students from 10 republics of the former Soviet Union (Eurasia). The program offers merit-based scholarships for students to travel to the United States to attend high school for a full academic year while living with a host family.

    Established in 1992 as the centerpiece of the Eurasian Secondary School Initiative under the FREEDOM Support Act, FLEX is funded by the U.S. Department of State. Former Senator Bill Bradley asserted that the best way to ensure long-lasting peace and understanding between the U.S. and Eurasian countries is to enable young people to learn about the U.S. and Americans firsthand.

    FLEX strives to improve mutual understanding between countries and allows young citizens of Eurasia to observe and experience the U.S. and its system of government. Since FLEX’s inception in 1993, over 23,000 student participants from Eurasia have returned to their countries imbued with a new enthusiasm and desire to help others. These students go on to share their newly acquired experiences and knowledge for the betterment of their home communities and countries.

    Please join us on Tuesday evening, May 6, from 6-8 p.m. in the Slater Room at the Warren Library.


    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.