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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 April 2015 selection is:
    The Paris Wife by Paula McLain 


    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.


    Wearable Art!
    Slater Room

    Artist Julie Mader from Smethport will lead participants in the creation of a painted silk scarf! Pre-register to make a unique piece of wearable art in a two-hour workshop at the Warren Public Library. Classes are scheduled in the Slater Room on Tuesday, May 5th with the choice of a 2-4 or 5:30-7:30 class. The cost,  which includes all materials and instruction, is $20 per person. Pre-registration and a non-refundable deposit of $10 at the time of registration is mandatory. Classes are limited to 10 participants (ages 13+ welcome) so stop in and register early.

     


    Adult Winter Reading Program

               Adult Winter Reading Program…and the grand prize winner is Cheryl Stanko!

     

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in this event. 205 book evaluation slips were turned in by the readers and the titles of the highly recommended books (89) will be shared with you.
    All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; Andy Cohen Diaries by Andy Cohen; Arikaree War Cry by Wayne C. Lee; Art of Saying Goodbye, The by Ellyn Bache; Bad Boys in Black by Lori Foster; Beekeeper’s Ball, The bySusan Wiggs; Best Kept Secret by Jeffrey Archer; Beyond the Pale Motel by Francesca Lee Block; Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty; Blind Spot by Robert B. Parker; Blood Rubies by Jane Cleland; Bowled Over by Victoria Hamilton; Boston Girl, The by Anita Diamant;  Breathe of Snow and Ashes, A by Diana Gabaldon; Cake Decorating by Autumn Carpenter; Cake Love by Warren Brown; City of Darkness & Light by Rhys Bowen; Clothing Construction by Christine Haynes; Creepers by David Morrell; Dead Will Tell, The by Linda Castillo; Deceit by Brandilynn Collins; Demon Rumm by Sandra Brown; Destiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins; Emerald Windows by Terri Blackstock; Face Off by David Baldacci; First Love by James Patterson; Fondant Love for Cake Decorators by Helen Penman; Full Disclosure by Dee Henderson; Gone Missing by Linda Castillo; Good, the Bad and the Emus, The by Donna Andrews; Great Zoo of China, The by Matthew Reilly; Guilty by Karen Robards; Half Yard Heaven: Easy Sewing Projects Using Left-Over Pieces of Fabric by Denise Shore; High End Finish, A by Kate Carlisle; History of the Future by A.S. King; Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen; In the Still of the Night by Ann Rule; In Your Dreams by Kristan Higgins; Invention of Wings, The by Sue Monk Kidd; Journey, The by Wanda E. Brunstetter; Just Add Water: Science Experiments by Children’s Press; Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline; Killing Patton by Martin Dugard and Bill O’Reilly; Magic Brands by Joey Green; Mercy Snow by Tiffany Baker; Miracle Cure by Harlan Coben; Mistletoe Promise, The by Richard Paul Evans; Mortar and Murder by Jennie Bentley; Most Talkative Stories from the Front Lines by Andy Cohen; Mother’s Secret, A by Amy Clipston; Murder Pit by Jeff Shelby; Nantucket Sisters  by Nancy Thayer; On the Road with Janis Joplin by John B. Cooke; On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle;  Perfect Witness by Iris Johansen; Power Play by Catherine Coulter; Preconceptions by C.E. Kilgore; Rainwater by Sandra Brown;  Reflected in You by Sylvia Day; Reviva L by Stephen King; Rumor Has It by Tami Hoag; Save Me  by Lisa Scottoline; Scared Still by Annelise Ryan; Secret Spot, The by Stephanie Evanovich; Shades of Earl Grey by Laura Childs; Sidetracked by Brandilyn Collins; Shots Fired by C.J. Box; Stop Procrastinating by Lee Laughton; To Helen Back by Susan McBride; Troll River by Matthew Reilly; True Courage by Dee Richardson; Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom; Walk, The  by Richard Paul Evans; Walking on Water by Richard Paul Evans; We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas; Wedding Wager, The by Jane Feather; Weight of Small Things, The by Sherri Wood Emmons; Wings of Glass by Gina Holmes; Winter at the Door by Sarah Graves; Winter Street by Elin Hilderbrand; Witness, The by Dee Henderson; Woods, The by Harlan Coben; Wyoming Strong by Diane Palmer; Yes Please by Amy Poehler; (magazines read: Guideposts (2), HGTV Magazine, Kraft Food & Family, Woman’s World).

    Cheryl Stanko was the winner of the Kindle Fire and the following people were winners of the extra drawings: Cindy Bish, Marlene Johnson Stephanie Maze, and Christy Parroccini. Thanks to all the participants and we hope you discovered some wonderful books.

     

     


    Trivia Quiz Night @ the Library
    Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Mark your calendar for Monday, April 13th to help celebrate National Library Week by participating in the first ever library trivia contest…where for one night only the library staff will NOT help you find the answers. This exciting and fun event will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Slater Room on the third floor of the library. Get busy right away forming your team…a maximum of 8 people per team. There is no minimum team size. This event would be 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 April 8th. 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 8 rounds.
    *Each round will have a category or theme.
    *Each round will have 8 questions.
    *On the score sheet for Round 1, each team should estimate their final score (out of 64). 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 
      round.
    *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.
    *The 2 teams with the highest final scores will be awarded prizes at the conclusion of scoring the
      final round.


    Zentangle Class
    Saturday, May 9th, 2015 at 01:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Did you always want to learn how to draw but thought you couldn't? Well then, this class is for you. Learn the world wide visual vocabulary of Zentangle. The Zentangle method is easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images of structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of well being. It is an empowering and uplifting experience to learn that you can deliberately relax and intentionally direct your attention while creating beautiful works of art. Zentangle has no predetermined solution. It is abstract portable inspirational that is a non verbal language of patterns and proportions.

    Zentangle was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas so others could experience the feelings of timelessness, freedom and well being and complete focus on what they are doing without no thought or worry about anything else.

    In this class we use the finest tools and materials available. We use the best paper and pens to ensure your Zentangle creations will be respected and treasured works of art. Unlike other methods of relaxation and focus, you not only feel good you get a side effect of beautiful art to be appreciated, collected, chronicled and reflected upon for years to come. Everything will be provided with class fee. You will learn 4 different Zentangles in this class One extra Zentangle tile will be given to work on so you can combine the Zentangles you have learned.

    Christine French is the only( CZT) Zentangle trained instructor in this area. You can find books on Zentangle but you will only learn the original Zentangles from a certified CZT. Check out our web site at www.zentangle.com to see more information. There is a  display of some zentangle artwork in the library and you may click here,and here to see some samples.

    This two hour class will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Slater Room.
    Pre-registration, along with a $15.00 non-refundable class fee is due at the time of registration. The class is limited to ten participants and is open to adults and teens. The instructor is Christine French from North East, PA.


    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.