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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp)

Napoleon Bonaparte, Alan Turing, Isaac Asimov, Ben Franklin, Bill Gates, David Bowie, Keanu Reeves, Harry Houdini, Heidi Klum and many other famous people are all chess players.  Learn to play the game or test your skills with a match!  All ages are welcome. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Kids, Teens, Adult
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join us for the fifth part of our 6-part series, Adulting 101, where basic life skills will be introduced to older teenagers and those individuals who are new to adulthood.In Sewing 101, learn basic and handy sewing skills such as how to thread a needle, sewing on a button, repairing a tear in a seam and one not in a seam, and how to sew a simple hem.*Registration Required*

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult, Teens
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Earn volunteer hours by helping us out at the library this summer! We need your assistance with craft prep and programs, including our brand new Reading Buddies and Teen Tech programs. Ages 12-17, must have a library card to register. Registration required. 

Event Type: Clubs
Age Groups: Teens
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

For ages 8+. Adults welcome! May the Fourth be with you! Use bleach and stencils to design your own Star Wars T-shirt. Please bring your own black T-shirt. Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Attention newly sparked planeswalkers of the Multiverse: Are you unsure on how to hone your newly discovered spellslinging skills? If so, please join us in our very first introductory class to Wizards of the Coast's trading card game Magic: The Gathering! This second launch session of this five-unit course will cover the basics, such as card types, mechanics, and overall gameplay, using the Core Set 2019 Welcome Decks. You will get to battle with new individuals and seasoned tutors, and make some new friends along the way. Seasoned planeswalkers are welcome to join and help! Ages 13 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Are you a crafter who's looking for a nice big space to work? We have just the place! Join us in the Makerspace to work on your fiber and fabric arts, scrapbooking, paper arts, painting, jewelry making and more. We have basic supplies available. We suggest you bring materials to work with. If you will need equipment, we suggest that you email sroberts@warrenlib.org at least 24 hours in advance to make arrangements. We have items like a sewing machine, several di cutters, hand tools, knitting needles, and crochet hooks, etc. 

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens, Adult, Kids
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Use everyone's favorite building toy, Legos, we'll make tall and twisty marble runs. A great engineering challenge and fun to share with friends. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Need to sew on a button or hem some pants? Did a clasp break on your favorite necklace? Maybe you need help fixing the wiring on an appliance? At the Fix It Meet Up we plan to match broken items with folks that can help with the repair. Why throw it out when you can fix it up? We'll also have a variety of donated broken items for kids to take apart and explore. Registration required. All ages. Children under 10 must have an adult guardian. You may be asked to sign a safety waiver. 

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Age Groups: Adult, Teens, Kids
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Interested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

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Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Join us for Maker Camp -- a chance for you to explore, make and share your creativity! Week 1 is Design an Alien. Cosplay and science combine in this fun activity. Imagine what kind of crazy traits you'd have if you lived on a different planet and then create a costume based on your ideas! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Come and learn your animal names and colors as Allison Didden (Teacher of the Deaf) signs Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? during this special storytime.  

Event Type: Storytime
Age Groups: All Ages
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

Join us for the sixth part of our 6-Part Series, Adulting 101, where basic life skills will be introduced to older teenagers and those individuals who are new to adulthood.One of THE most essential parts of the job search process and what gets you that crucial interview, the resume!  Learn how to write one that stands out and gets you noticed by employers!*Registration Required*

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Adult, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Open-ended discovery as we build with Legos and more. For the safety of our patrons, children must be over 5 years of age. Parents welcome. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

The universe is at our fingertips with this unique mobile craft! We'll be painting laser cut Yupo paper shapes with alcohol inks, which create cool, vibrant patterns. This is a messy craft, so please dress accordingly. For ages 7 and up. Please register. 

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

Cosplay and science combine in this fun activity. Imagine what kind of crazy traits you'd have if you lived on a different planet and then create a costume based on your ideas! Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult with them. Please register all participants. Registration required. 

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Teens and tweens! Join us for a messy and unique art class. We'll try out the Acrylic Pour method, making a space themed painting. This is super messy, so dress accordingly. Please register. For those in 4th grade and up. 

Event Type: Art
Age Groups: Teens
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

In this show, children and adults get to enjoy a color rainbow of bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy music, bubbleology, games and comedy.Our bubbleologist will start with the tiniest bubble and progress to the gigantic bubble, he will impress all with his ability to blow bubbles inside of bubbles, create bubble chains and end with his greatest masterpiece -- a child in a bubble!An all ages event, registration is required.

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Headquarters Branch (White Twp), Meeting Room

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth - but it's not a shooting star. Two kids venture out to investigate and soon find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Trapped by a crazy space scientist, they must risk everything to rescue the aliens and get them back to their ship - before it's too late!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: Kids, Preschool, Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Do you have a story to tell? The Google CS First Storytelling class is your chance to bring your stories to life on the computer and share them with others. Develop characters and dialogue, build intriguing plots, and use computer-generated effects to add excitement, mystery, and interactivity to your stories. In this class, you'll combine classic elements of storytelling, like characterization, premise, dialogue, and setting, with computer programming. Your audience won't just read these stories - they'll experience them.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Join us for a fun and quick space craft!  We will be using sand and a sticker template to make alien and space themed artwork.

Event Type: Art, Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Attention newly sparked planeswalkers of the Multiverse: Are you unsure on how to hone your newly discovered spellslinging skills? If so, please join us in our very first introductory class to Wizards of the Coast's trading card game Magic: The Gathering! This third launch session of this five-unit course will cover the basics, such as card types, mechanics, and overall gameplay, using the Core Set 2019 Welcome Decks. You will get to battle with new individuals and seasoned tutors, and make some new friends along the way. Seasoned planeswalkers are welcome to join and help! Ages 13 and up.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Special Project of the Month: Control the computer with Makey MakeyInterested in circuits, microcontrollers, electronics, and robotics? COme to the Makerspace to work on your projects and meet others. Our resident maker will be there to answer questions, point you towards resources and lend a helping hand.

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Age Groups: Teens, Kids, Adult
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Bring the fam and learn how to up your food game with Miss Kelly. This week, we're making tacos and guacamole. For all ages. Please register as a family. 

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Age Groups: All Ages
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

The Makerspace @ Southwest is open! What will you create? This time is intended for independent work, experimentation and asking questions. Please note, no formal classes or programs are offered in the Makerspace at this time. If you would like to use a specific piece of equipment, please let us know in advance by sending an email to sroberts@warrenlib.org.

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Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Summer's here! Create a bright and cheery flip-flop wreath to celebrate the season. Ages 12-17. Registration required.

Event Type: Crafts
Age Groups: Teens
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

Summer is here and the library is the place to be!  Join us for 90 minutes of of face painting, balloon animals

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Southwest Branch (Stewartsville)

Learn to make a paper rocket and use an air launcher to send it flying 100s of feet. Customize your design and prototype to make the best possible rocket. Ages 5+. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult. Registration required.

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Age Groups: Kids, Teens
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp)

For ages 14+. Learn to play Dungeons & Dragons 5e with no preparation of experience needed! Registration is required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Event Type: Games
Age Groups: Teens, Adult
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:45pm
Catherine Dickson Hofman Branch (Blairstown), Meeting Room

A hackathon is an event in which people come together to explore and collaborate on software projects. We'll have introductory coding and electronics projects for those that are interested. More experienced coders can try our challenges for the day.

Event Type: Computer Classes
Age Groups: All Ages
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Northeast Branch (Independence Twp), Meeting Room

During a midnight meteor shower, something mysterious falls from the sky toward Earth - but it's not a shooting star. Two kids venture out to investigate and soon find themselves mixed up with a family of visitors from another planet! Trapped by a crazy space scientist, the kids must risk everything to rescue the aliens and help them. Escape from Earth! Throughout this amazing intergalactic story, we use science experiments to bring the story to life!

Event Type: Special Event
Age Groups: All Ages

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