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Library News

Soft Opening at Marshall School Monday, January 23, 9 a.m.

Welcome back!

I hope this message finds you well in the new year. We here at the library have been busy getting things ready to resume services at Marshall School, and we’re almost there! There are a few tweaks we’re still working out (such as getting the phones to work consistently and MeLCat up and running) but we’re close enough that we’ll be able to have a soft opening beginning Monday, January 23. You can check out and return items, fax/copy/print materials, use our computers, and more. We expect to be able to offer our full services again by February 1st, but until then please stop by and check out our new digs. We’ll be happy to show you around the public spaces and get caught up on what’s been going on.

All the best,
Director, Westland Library

Getting Here

We are housed in the former Marshall School, 35100 Bayview St, Westland. Our entrance and parking is at the rear of the building, accessible by the West driveway into the campus. See a map and detailed directions here.

Jan 20, 2023
MeLCat Requests Paused

Interlibrary loan services are paused during the upcoming library renovation project. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Oct 16, 2022
Library Expansion & Renovation Project

Great things are happening at your Westland Library—thanks to you! With your support, we will be renovating and expanding the building to make your library a better, more purposeful place to be. For more information, please see our Library Expansion & Renovation Project page.

Sep 21, 2022
Book Donations Paused

Due to the upcoming library renovation project, the Friends of the Library have voted to stop accepting item donations after September 30, 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience. For alternate donation locations, please see our Gifts & Donations page.

As always, we thank our community for its generosity!

Sep 19, 2022
Westland Seed Library

The Westland Seed Library is now open! Our seed library is a collection of seeds that are freely available to community members. You may borrow seeds to take home, grow, and enjoy, with the intention of saving seeds at the end of the growing season to return to the seed library for others to borrow next season. Stop by the library to check it out!

Mar 30, 2022
The Libby Reading App Expands!

The Westland Library, as part of Download Destination, is now working with four other institutions to share Libby collections. This means that you can now have access to over 200,000 MORE titles!

Partner Libraries

  • Midwest Collaborative for Library Services
  • Great Lakes Digital Libraries
  • Lakeland Library Cooperative
  • Suburban Library Cooperative

How to Access a Partner Library

  1. In Libby, open the menu
  2. Select Add Library
  3. Search for one of the partner libraries listed above
  4. Select Sign In With My Card
  5. Under Partner Libraries, select Westland Public Library
  6. Enter your library card number and select Sign In
  7. Enjoy more titles to choose from and shorter wait times!

For more information on Libby and our other digital content services, check out Your Digital Library.

Jan 27, 2022

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