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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.

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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, 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-13 rating - teens with parental permission are welcome to attend) happens every Monday at 5:30 p.m.  Click on the "More Information" link below to see specific movie titles and dates!  

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    Trivia Quiz Night @ the Library
    Slater Room

    We are pleased to announce that Trivia Night will continue on an every-other-month schedule. The dates for these 1st Monday of the month events are: February 5, April 2, June 4, August 6, October 1 and December 3. All the events will continue to be held in the Slater Room and will begin at 6:00 p.m with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m. Shown to the right are the Champions of the June 4, 2108 event -Bob Gregersen, Adri Hunt, Randy Britton, Caitlin Strassburg, Mike Wachter, Earl Ross, Don Reed, Kate Reed.

     

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    Summer Activity Challenge
    Children's Department

    Explore the many ways reading and learning can be an adventure this summer by doing some of the activities listed on one of our two Libraries Rock Summer Activity Challenge sheets. Activity sheets can be found on the semi-circle between the computers in the Children's Dept. or download one from the Library's website. Decorate a rock based on a book, build a fort and read inside, and making music with kitchen items are just a few of the challenges. One activity sheet is aimed at toddlers and their parents, while the other is aimed at ages four and up. Participants' names will be placed in a random drawing and six winners will each receive a $25 Tim Horton's gift card. Activity sheets due to the Children's Department by 5:00 p.m., August 11.

     

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    Rock and Write
    Children's Department

    We are challenging children ages five to fourteen (5-14) to write a song to a familiar tune. For example, make up a song that can be sung to the tune of Old MacDonald Had a Farm, Mary Had a Little Lamb, The Wheels on the Bus, etc. The topic of your song can be on anything you choose. Be sure to make up a title for your song and that the lyrics are original. Pick up an entry form on the semi-circle between the computers in the Children's Department or download one from Children's Events on our website. Entries will be judged. First place wins a $40 Tim Horton's gift card, and second place wins a $20 Tim Horton's gift card. Entries due by 5:00 p.m., August 11.

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    Warren Library Game Night
    Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 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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    Libraries Rock Summer Reading Club
    Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 10:00:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Children can register for the reading component of our summer programs starting June 1. Registrants will receive a Libraries Rock folder with a reading record, stickers, bookmarks, etc. Children are encouraged ro read for pleasure, which means they get to choose books they want to read over the summer. Younger children can participate as parents can keep track of titles read to their little ones. Children can turn in their reading logs between July 23 and August 8 to receive prizes. 

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    Toddler Time
    Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 10:30:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Theme-based stories, songs, craft and creative STEM play with building materials and toys. Aimed at ages one to four, but all ages are welcome. Ms. Susan will oversee. Registration not required. Dates: Mondays, June 11-July 30, 2018.

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    Summer Snacks
    Monday, June 11th, 2018 at 11:30:00 AM
    Children's Department

    As part of the Summer Food Service Program, we will be serving nutritional snacks in the Children's Department, Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., June 11 through August 3, 2018. This program is for children 18 years old and younger. 

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    Family Movie Mornings
    Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 10:30:00 AM
    Slater Room

    Playground and/or daycare groups are welcome!  Please preregister at least a day ahead by emailing Jenny Franklin at jfranklin@warrenlibrary.org or calling 723-4650 ext.132 if you have a group larger than 5 and plan to attend. 

    Please do not leave minors unaccompanied. 

    Snacks will be served in the Slater Room with the movie at 11:30; all who are under 18 are welcome to the snack as well.

     Click on the "More Information" link at right to see specific movie titles and dates!

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    Build-It-Up, Take-It-Down
    Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 11:00:00 AM
    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 Keva Maple blocks 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. Dates: Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., June 12 - July 31, 2018. 

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    Reading Wednesday
    Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 10:15:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Stories, songs, games, creative STEM play with building materials and toys. Geared for ages 4-8, but all are welcome. Dates: Wednesdays, June 13-August 1, 2018.

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    Scholastic Book Fair
    Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 03:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Books for sale are primarily for children from birth through middle school, but there are some for teens and adults. Bring children so they can browse and make their own choices. This is also a great opportunity to purchase birthday or early holiday presents for the children in your life. Proceeds benefit the Children's Department. Dates/hours: July 9-12, 10:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; July 13, 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; July 14, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Cash, check, credit cards accepted. 

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    Miss Soprano Piano
    Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 10:30:00 AM
    Slater Room A

    Miss Soprano Piano says, "There is nothing like a library rocking with some fun. We will read a book or two and jam out to some tunes. I will spread some groovy cheer and there will be Bingo too to make it fun for you." Preregistration appreciated. Registration sheet will be available in the Children's Department starting June 11.

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    PBCC Traveling Exhibit
    Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 06:00:00 PM
    Wetmore Gallery

    Come witness the inspirational exhibit featuring photos and messages from breast cancer survivors from every county of the state.  Sponsored by the PA Breast Cancer Coalition, this special exhibit features real women telling their real stories. 

    The exhibit will be available for viewing in the Wetmore Gallery during normal library operating hours, beginning with a free opening reception at 6pm on July 12 and ending at 12pm on July 21.

    Information regarding FREE mammograms and follow-up diagnostic tests for uninsured or underinsured women will also be available at the exhibit.

    For further information, please contact Jen Franklin at jfranklin@warrenlibrary.org or by calling (814)723-4650. Click on "More Information" to see the ad provided by PBCC.

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    PBCC Exhibit Opening Reception
    Thursday, July 12th, 2018 at 06:00:00 PM
    Wetmore Gallery

    Join us in an evening celebrating the opening of the inspirational exhibit sponsored by PA Breast Cancer Coalition featuring photos and messages from breast cancer survivors.  This free opnening reception will take place at 6pm in the Wetmore Gallery and is open to the public.  We ask that you RSVP to pbcc.me/Warren or call 800-377-8828 ext. 3050.  To see the flier with more details, click the "More Infortmation" link below.  If you have further questions, please email Jen Franklin at jfranklin@warrenlibrary.org.

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    Sun-Dance-Kids Farm Petting Zoo
    Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 10:30:00 AM
    Outdoors, Market Street side

    Adults and children can visit with a slew of friendly animals such as goats, lambs, chicks, hedgehogs, praire dogs, and rabbits. Visit the tortoise after listening to a reading of Jan Brett's story Mossy. We are planning to hold this program in front of the Library on Market Street side. However, if weather is inclement, this program may be moved to the Slater Room on the 3rd floor. Preregistration appreciated. Registration sheet will be available in the Children's Department starting July 2.

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    Cookbook Club - Open to the Public
    Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 05:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Do you love browsing cookbooks to find the best new recipes?  Join with like-minded food lovers every third Tuesday each month as we make at home, bring in, sample, and discuss recipes we find.  Register in person or by calling (723.4650) the circulation desk to reserve your spot today! Click "More Information" for more details...

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    Klutzo's Wonderful World of Music
    Thursday, July 26th, 2018 at 10:30:00 AM
    Slater Room

    Laugh along with Professor Klutzo as he takes the audience on a tour of world music and interesting instruments with comedy, music, magic and ventriloquism. Some featured instruments include mandolin, balalaika, banjo, ukulele, harmonica, tiple and old-time gramophone. Preregistration appreciated. Registration sheet will be available in the Children's Dept. starting July 2.

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