Welcome to the Warren Public Library website. From here you can access our catalog, learn about upcoming library events, and find links to other resources. We serve Salamonie Township in Huntington County, Indiana and anyone else with an active Evergreen Indiana library card. Founded in 1916, we are now over 100 years old!
hoopla Bonus Borrows return in August with new themed collections! Patrons can choose from hundreds of titles in our Bonus Borrows collection. These hoopla Instant titles will be at NO cost to libraries and require ZERO patron borrows!
August themes include:
- All Things British
- Back to School: STEAM!
- Biographies & Memoirs
- Pop Culture Celebration
- Series You’ll Love
How it works:
When a patron borrows an Instant Bonus Borrows title:
- That circulation is FREE to libraries.
- The Patron will be debited ZERO borrows from their monthly hoopla borrows.
In addition to these titles, patrons will also continue to have access to hoopla’s Instant collection of over 950,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, comics, and more.
The Fort Wayne’s Children Zoo has graciously given our readers the chance to earn a free Zoo pass. Details are here: https://kidszoo.org/conservation/passport/
Summer Reading 2021
Hello adults and young readers, we are gearing up for summer reading at the Warren Public Library. The theme this year is Tails & Tales, a mix of animals and fairy tales. Our adult program is also scheduled for this summer.
Sign-ups for all ages begin Tuesday June 1st, right after Memorial Day.
Summer Reading starts Monday June 7th. Kids and teens will run until the end of July. Adults run until the end of August.
Stay tuned this week to learn what special programs are visiting the library this year. We have some returning favorites and some exciting new guests.
BIG DIGITALIZATION ANNOUNCEMENT
The Warren Tribune and the Warren Weekly are now available on the Internet via the Warren Public Library’s (WPL) website.
There are nearly 37,000 searchable pages available of The Warren Tribune (1898-1985), and nearly 8,000 searchable pages available of the Warren Weekly (1986-2000).
The website allows you to search, pan, view, zoom in, zoom out, clip, fit to width, fit to height, rotate, view previous object, view previous page, advance page, and print the newspaper pages with the click of your mouse.
NEW LIBRARY SERVICE ANNOUCEMENT
Attention Warren Public Library cardholders, let us introduce you to Hoopla!
Hoopla is a digital service that expands your options even further. Hoopla offers:
- Television shows
Very simple instructions to get you started on Hoopla:
- To sign up, click the link here. https://www.hoopladigital.com
- Near the top click on “Get Started Today.”
- Put in your preferred email address.
- Set up a password.
- On “Choose Your Library,” select Warren Public Library.
- Enter your library card number.
- Enter your library PIN.Don’t remember your PIN? Call us at 260-375-3450 and we can reset it for you.
- PLEASE NOTE – As of right now, each card is limited to just FIVE checkouts per month.
Online Database Feature – World Book Online
Did you know the library has access to several research databases, some geared for school curriculum? World Book Online lists its mission as such:
“To enhance learning and reading for children around the world by developing trustworthy, engaging content to create products that will engage children of all ages at home, on the go, in the classroom or in libraries worldwide. We aspire to establish World Book as a renowned, global, adaptive, and mission-driven enterprise that helps kids learn and read throughout their entire childhood journey.”
Click on the link, enter your library card number, and have access to this up-to-date classic encyclopedia series.
New AWE Learning Computer is at WPL
Look upstairs for a computer designed with engaging activities for our young readers. Science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and math.
-Ages 1-14: Created specifically for young learners!
-Award-winning content: Providing hours of education and fun!
-70+ Software titles: Over 4,000 learning activities.
-Correlated content: Aligned to STEM/STREAM and correlated to academic standards.
-Safe environment: Self-contained learning solution keeps children away from unwarranted websites and content.
-Engaging and fun! Full of child-friendly images, sounds, songs & videos.
-Ideal for all learning styles: Auditory, visual, tactile & kinesthetic learners.
-Enhances school readiness.