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Closing Notice: Libraries will close early at 5 PM on Wed., Nov. 26, and will be closed all day on Thurs., Nov. 27.

Adult Programs & Special Events

All library programs and events are free and open to the public. No reservations are required unless noted.

Check the library calendar to see all library events for children, teens, and adults.

The Vocal Alliance 2012The Vocal Alliance will perform at the Howland Branch Library Dec. 3

Barbershoppers will entertain during a 6:30 p.m. vocal music program on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Howland Branch Library.

Members of a local quartet, The Vocal Alliance, will share songs of the season during this evening performance for the entire family.

The Friends of the Howland Library are co-sponsoring the program and will provide refreshments.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.



First Friday Lecture Series

Falls Prevention & Senior Safety

Friday, Dec. 5 at 11 AM

At the Main Library in Warren

Lisa Solley, Chief of Community Relations, Wellness, and Training at the Area Agency on Aging 11, Inc., will give practical information about home modifications, prevention strategies, and other measures helpful for older adults, their families, and caregivers.


No reservations required. Free.


Monday Movie Matinees: Watch & Chat!

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At the Main Library in Warren

Join us to watch a classic movie shown on the big screen in the library meeting room, and then join in a discussion led by a librarian following the film.


Monday, Nov. 17 at 2 PM

1949 Film, not rated; runtime 121 minutes.






Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group
at the Howland Branch Library

In commemoration of the Civil War sesquicentennial, we're reading and discussing novels that are set during the Civil War.

The next book to be discussed is:

Widow of the South


The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks; Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7 PM


More books related to Civil War historical fiction will be read and discussed at future meetings. The group is free and open to the public; read the book, then join in the discussion!

Contact Jeffrey Eling, Howland Branch manager, at (330) 856-2011 for more information about borrowing or purchasing the book.






Sci-Fi Book Group


Meets at the Main Library in Warren.


Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 PM - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss


Thursday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 PM - All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka



A Science Fiction and Fantasy book discussion group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Main Library in Warren.


Science Fiction and Fantasy fans (ages 16 and up) are invited to participate in the group dedicated to these popular genres. It's a wide-ranging, free-form discussion looking at new and not-so-new topics and titles each month!


Contact the Reference Department at the Main Library for more information; 330-399-8807 ext. 200.



Book Discussion Group

Join our librarians for lively discussions about popular and thought-provoking books!  Meets at the Main Library in Warren.


Thursday, November 13 at 2 p.m.: My Name is Resolute by Nancy Turner