September/October Newsletter!

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Escape the Ordinary at WPL!

What’s Your Superpower? Find out at WPL!
Thursdays, 7/2, 16, & 30 at 3:00 pm  For ages 6-8
July 2: If you were a superhero, what would you look like? Make your own costume!
July 16: Can you pass the superhero challenge? Tests of skill and strength!
July 30: Learn about Karate from Elite Martial Arts of Warsaw.

Join the Library League of Volunteers! Spend a little time… 
Do a lot of good!                
Thursdays, 7/9, 23 & 8/6 at 4:00 pm For Ages 9 and up 
July 9: Help our Animals. Make projects that bring comfort to the dogs and cats in our animal shelters.Talk to Volunteers for Animals and learn how you can help our furry friends. 
July 23: Help our Veterans. Decorate a pillow case for a Veterans’ Hospital.
Aug. 6: Help your Library. Make a craft for story time and suggest new programs. Find out about our Friends group and how you can be involved all year, making a difference!

Nature Programs For All Ages
Sponsored by the Gillen Family Giving Back Fund
Seneca Park Zoo Tuesday, June 30 at 3:00 pm
Wegman’s Zoomobile visits the library to show us some Amazing Animal Adaptations
Beaver Meadow Audubon Nature Center Tuesday, July 7 at 2:00 pm
Meet Daniel Boone
The settler, explorer, and hunter comes alive at Warsaw Public Library, bringing along a few of his animal friends.
Wildlife Defenders Tuesday, July 21 at 2:30 pm 
Wildlife Defenders visits with a wide variety of amazing native and exotic animal friends
Wild Spirit Education Tuesday, 8/4 at 2:00pm
Rainforest Adventure
Wild Spirit visits, taking us on a trip to the worlds many rainforests. You’ll meet many live creatures, including a special appearance by their Scarlet Macaw.

Concerts at the Circle Sponsored by the Warsaw Kiwanis Club
Concerts are Thursday nights at 7:00 pm on the library lawn, weather permitting. Call the library for rain locations at 786-5650
Full Swing Band Thursday, 7/16 at 7:00 pm
Big Band Sounds
Dark Road Duo Thursday, 7/23 at 7:00 pm
Acoustic Blues, Harmonica, and Vocals
The Whole Nother Thursday, 7/30 at 7:00 pm
Indie and folk rock
Smith, Stevens & Smith (Formerly Band of Bros.)
Thursday, 8/6 at 7:00 pm
Bluegrass and folk

Friends of the Warsaw Public Library Valley Fest. Used Book Sale 7/16-7/18
Thursday, 7/16 9:00am-8:00am
Friday, 7/17 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 7/18 9:00am-12:00pm $1 Bag Sale
Wednesday, 7/15 Friends’ Only Preview from 5:00-6:00 pm
Now accepting books for donation

Friends’ Fat Man Du BBQ Pulled Pork Fundraiser Thursday, 8/6 5:30-7:00 pm.                         
$10 Per Meal Presale Only
Includes Pulled Pork, Roll, Macaroni & Cheese & Coleslaw
Presale tickets available beginning 6/29 at the library, Artisan Villa, Zeches, or Amber Lantern.
All tickets must be purchased by 7/27.
Take out or enjoy on the library lawn. Tables will be set-up

Warsaw Public Library Community Half Marathon 
Final Mile Festival of Fun
Saurday, August 8th at 10:00 am in the Warsaw Village Park.
Join us as we walk our final 13th mile around the village track. Punkin the Clown returns with more fun and surprises. Miss Mary will lead a story-walk around the track and those in attendance can enter to win a free raffle for 2 adult or child safari tour passes from Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. Return completed trackers to the library beginning August 10th to receive a free cone coupon from Yummies Ice Cream. Join the marathon at any time. Stop in or call the library for more information.

2015 Spring and Summer Newsletter!


Upcoming Programs at Warsaw Public Library!

Money Smart Week @Warsaw Public Library in Cooperation with Tompkins Bank of Castile
Tuesday, April 21 at 6:00 PM
Everything You Need to Know About Your Credit Report
Where do I get a free credit report?
Why should I get a free credit report?    
How do I read a credit report?
What do I do if I find a mistake?
This event is one of more than 3,000 free financial education classes to be held in more than 40 states during Money Smart Week, April 18-25. This workshop will include assistance with getting access to a credit report. A representative of Tompkins Bank of Castile will be on hand to answer questions about using the information in a report. To find out more, visit

POV Tale for Three Counties Movie Event  Thursday 3/19 at 6:30
Veterans' Homecomings: A Film About Reintegration.
In collaboration with POV, the award winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS, the library will present a screening of the movie, "The Way We Get By"
This film documents the efforts of greeters at a small Maine airport, who show up to welcome home veterans at all times of the day and night. The intertwining of the stories of these senior citizens and the young people who are returning creates a poignant examination of home and connection. (
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Refreshments and snacks provided at this free event.

Meet the Author!
Saturday, March 28th at 2:00 PM at Perry Elementary School Auditorium
50 Olin Ave., Perry
Talk and Book Signings by Laura McBride, author of this year's Tale for Three Counties selection, "We Are Called To Rise".
For more information, visit

Readers' Circle: An Adult Book Discussion Group at Warsaw Public Library
Please join us Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00 PM for a discussion of "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.
Available in Large Print and Audio
Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

All programs are free, and no registration is necessary. Call the library at 786-5650 for more information.