Friends of the Warren Branch Library Receives $2,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support SUMMER Literacy

Friends of the Warren Branch Library Receives $2,000 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support SUMMER Literacy

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Friends of the Warren Branch Library a $2,000 grant to support summer literacy. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of $10.5 million donation to support summer, family, and adult literacy programs, representing the organization’s largest one-day grant donation in its 29-year…

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten “Read Every Day” sets children on the path to success one book at a time

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten “Read Every Day” sets children on the path to success one book at a time

Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten “Read Every Day” program at Warren Branch Library. The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000 book goal in…

Employment and career training at Warren Branch Library

Employment and career training at Warren Branch Library

The Southeast Arkansas Regional Library in conjunction with instructors, Cathy Edmonds & Nelwyn Birch, will conduct an employment & career training class. This course will provide job & occupation assistance for those living within the counties of Bradley, Chicot, Desha, Drew, and Lincoln. The course will include career assessment, application procedures, resume building, and the…

Help the Library help those in need during the summer months

Help the Library help those in need during the summer months

“Our community was so helpful with the Backpack Blessing Program in December,” says the Warren Branch Library. With the hot summer months approaching, Warren Branch Library will be doing another backpack giveaway for our local friends experiencing homelessness. While the library is able to provide many of the needed items through generous contributions from our…

The Southeast Arkansas Regional Library announces an Employment & Career Training course beginning in May

The Southeast Arkansas Regional Library announces an Employment & Career Training course beginning in May

MONTICELLO, Ark. – The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $2,660,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to the Arkansas State Library (ASL); $2.4 million of the funds were set aside for direct aid to public libraries. The Southeast Arkansas Regional Library in conjunction with instructors, Cathy Edmonds & Nelwyn Birch, will…