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Library Closing: The Main Library will be closed on Sunday, May 10, for Mother's Day.

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.

Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway

Sunday, April 26
2 PM
Main Library in Warren

Mike Hocker, Ohio's Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor executive director, will talk about America's first coast-to-coast paved road.


The lecture and video presentation covers the paradigm shift in the way America traveled — the birth of automobile travel as we know it today; including the shift from railroads, the beginning of the summer vacation, fast food, the "motel," and more!



America's Parks

Friday, May 1 at 11 AM

At the Main Library in Warren

First to the Parklands bookjacketLearn about significant features America's park systems preserve from the past. Jeffrey Eling, the Howland Library branch manager, will present an illustrated program about state and national parks through stunning visual examples of geological history, natural history, and human history.


Eling edited and compiled many early narratives of exploration of Yellowstone and other western regions in the book First to the Parklands: Original Narratives from the History of Western Exploration.



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. Call (330) 399-8807 ext. 200 to find out what movie will be shown.


Monday, May 18 at 2 PM 





Book Discussion Group - The Presidents

Join us for a new book discussion group about notable presidents.


At the Howland Branch Library

Wednesday, May 20

7 p.m.

Discussion of: John Adams by David McCullough



Sci-Fi Book Group

 Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 PM: 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, May 14 at 2 p.m.: The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi