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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.

    CLICK "MORE INFORMATION" FOR THE 2019 BOOK LIST...

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    Monday Night Movies @ the Library
    Jefferson 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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    Library Word Play Monthly Contest
    Circulation Desk

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

     

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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 4, April 1, June 3, August 5, October 7, and December 2. 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 August 5, 2019 event: Caleb Ei, Stephan Ashbaugh, Jim Ashbaugh, Jared California, Scott Stewart, Olivia Ashbaugh, and Paige McCullough.

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    Make It/Take It Crafternoons
    Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 01:30:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Free Craft Activities for Adults, Teens and Tweens.

    This event will be held in the Slater Room from 1:30-7:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

    Drop in at your convenience and stay as long as you wish. All materials will be provided for this free class.

     




                                                                     

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    Teen/Tween Summer Crafternoons
    Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 at 01:00:00 PM
    Teen Room

    In conjunction with the 2019 Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program, this craft event will be held each Tuesday  between the dates of June 11th and August 13th between the hours of 1 and 4 p.m in the Teen Room. This is a free, drop-in event and no registration is necessary.

    A schedule of crafts we are making will be posted on the bulletin boards in the Teen Room.

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    Medicare & Marketplace 101
    Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Are you confused about Medicare? Join Anchor Advisors at a late summer presentation to learn MEDICARE BASICS.  You will leave feeling informed and impowered to make wise decisions about your health insurance.  Whether you are new to Medicare or looking to learn more, we are here to help!

    Disclaimer:  For accommodation of persons with special needs at sales meetings call (814)406-9977.  A sales person will be present with information and applications.  Eligible for free refreshments and snacks with no obligation.

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    Zombie Doll/ Creepy Doll Contest
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM
    First Floor

    Children ages five to eighteen (5-18) are invited to find an old doll and transform it into a zombie or some type of creepy creature. All you need are some old Barbies (or some other type of doll or item), ugly paint, scraps of cloth, etc. and invent a name for your creation. Dolls will be put on display on the first floor for public voting. Two winners will each receive a $25 Walmart gift card. Zombie dolls/creepy creatures may be turned in to Children’s Department between September 30 - October 7. Public voting will be from October 8 - 25. Winners will be notified on October 28. Dolls may be picked up between October 26 – 31. Those not picked up by November 1 will be discarded.

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    100 Books Before Christmas
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Children ages two to eight (2-8) are encouraged to read - or be read to - 100 titles by December 7, 2019. Record titles on a sheet provided by the Library. Turn your child's sheet in to the Children's Department by 5:00 p.m., December 7, and your child's name will be placed in a random drawing for Tyler Gregson's North Pole Ninjas: Mission Christmas plush pack. Three winners will each receive a North Pole Ninjas plush pack, which includes a 32-page hardcover picture book that tells the legend of the North Pole Ninjas, a plush sensei guide measuring 5.5"H, and 50 special tasks for readers to complete. These ninjas are a special team of elves dedicated to carrying out missions of giving and helping. Winners will be notified December 9. Titles are to be recorded on the "100 Books Before Christmas" sheet, which is available on the semi-circle in the Children's Department or download one from Children's events on our website. 

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    10 Chapter Books Before Christmas
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 10:00:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Children ages eight to sixteen (8-16) are encouraged to read/list 10 chapter books or nonfiction books about any topic they please. Choose your favorite and write a few sentences about why you like it. Record titles on a sheet provided by the library; this sheet is due to the Children's Department by 5:00 p.m., December 7. Participants will have their name placed in a random drawing; one winner will receive a $25 Walmart gift card. Winner will be notified December 9, 2019. "10 Chapter Books Before Christmas" sheets are available on the semi-circle in the Children's Department or download one from Children's Events on our website. 

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    Medicare 101: Going on Medicare?
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 06:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    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 6:00 p.m.


    Topics to be covered at this seminar include:

    • What is the Advantage Plan?   
    • Do I need any extra coverage/supplemental and how does that all work?
    • Do I need a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D)? Or a Part C?
    • 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? 

    COME IN AND BRING YOUR QUESTIONS!!

    THERE WILL BE HANDOUTS.

    PLEASE CALL ELAINE KRILL AT 723-3763 EXT. 123 TO REGISTER
    LEAVE VOICEMAIL WITH NAME AND PHONE #

     

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    Toddler Time
    Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 10:30:00 AM
    Children's Department

    Theme-based stories, songs, crafts and creative play. Runs Sept. 16 - December 9. NOTES: Our Halloween program will be October 28. Adults and children are encouraged to dress in costume. Bringing treats to share is optional; count approximately 25-30. Mrs. Claus will visit our December 9 program to spread holiday cheer.

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    Build-It-Up, Take-It-Down
    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 at 03:00:00 PM
    Children's Room

    Made possible due to the Cruise into Kindergarten statewide early literacy initiative, this program provides children ample STEM opportunities for learning by playing with large wooden blocks, LEGO, Bee-Bot coding robots, Alpha Bots, Bloco Robots and 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.

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    Alohomora
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 10:30:00 AM
    Children's Department

    There will be some Harry Potter themed activities in the Children’s Department in conjunction with the Alohomora Magical Festival taking place on Liberty and 2nd. Activities at the library include painting Gringott’s piggy banks, Sorcerer’s Stones and wands; creating muggle jewelry; building Hogwarts with Magna Tiles, blocks, and LEGOs. Registration not required.

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    Spooky Island Safety Show
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 02:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Checkers the Inventor brings in characters from the Mysterious Spooky island using custom painted props, engaging storyline, hilarious characters and many twists and turns. Featuring comedy, magic, juggling, unicycling, giant balloon stunt and real working machines. Preregistration appreciated. Registration form located in Children’s Department next to staff computer.

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    Halloween Read and Treat
    Thursday, October 31st, 2019 at 05:00:00 PM
    Children's Department

    Treats for the mind as well as the sweet tooth. Children are invited to stop by the Children’s Department to get some candy and choose a book to keep. This program is in conjunction with Free Books for Kids Town.

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    Happy Birthday Sesame Street
    Saturday, November 9th, 2019 at 11:00:00 AM
    Slater Room

    1-2-3 come join me as we celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th birthday. The children and Miss Donna will read stories, sing songs, play games and make crafts. Be sure to brush up on your Sesame Street shows so you can play our Sesame Street trivia. Snacks will be provided. Limited attendance; registration mandatory. Registration form located in Children’s Department next to staff computer.

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    After School with Mrs. Claus
    Monday, December 9th, 2019 at 04:30:00 PM
    Children's Department

    Because Mrs. Claus loves books and children, she comes to Warren every year to share holiday stories, songs, snacks and crafts. Preregistration appreciated. Registration form will be available in Children's Department next to staff computer starting November 1.

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    Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa and Mrs. Claus
    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 at 12:00:00 PM
    Slater Room

    Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the library on Saturday, December 14, noon till 1:30 p.m. Join us for a jolly time as Santa and Mrs. Claus share holiday stories and songs. Afterwards children can visit with Santa while others create holiday crafts and enjoy yummy snacks. Preregistration appreciated. Registration form will be available in Children's Department next to staff computer starting November 1.

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