Library News

Winter Concerts 2015

This Sunday, 12/13, the library will feature two Winter Concerts:

At 2 pm, celebrated jazz guitarist Jake Reichbart will perform holiday classics and original music in Meeting Rooms A and B.

At 2:15, Michigan's Premier Handbell Ensemble, led by Darlene Ebersole will perform a concert of Classical Bells in the Faust Area.

Please join us for a fun and festive Sunday!

Dec 5, 2015
December Board Meeting Notice

The Library Board meeting scheduled for December 9, 2015 has been canceled. The next Library Board meeting is scheduled for January 13, 2016.

Dec 1, 2015
Great American Smokeout - Follow-up
Free Oral Cancer Screenings Dec. 5

As a follow-up to the Great American Smokeout, the library is happy to announce that Dr. Michael Reich D.D.S, P.C of Garden City is offering Free Oral Cancer Screenings on Saturday, December 5. Screenings will be conducted between 9am - noon. No appointment is needed, however, you must pick up a coupon at the Reference Desk at the Public Library of Westland. Dr. Reich's office is located at 7110 Venoy, Garden City 48135. An oral cancer screening might just save your life.

Nov 30, 2015
Introducing Beanstack

The Youth Department is happy to introduce Beanstack to our community of families and readers. This new e-resource offers:

  • weekly book recommendations and learning tips for kids and their caregivers that target books in Westland library's catalog; 
  • learning tracks that kids and families can follow at their own pace to earn badges;
  • book lists and app lists that libraries around the U.S. recommend for use with your family; 
  • online sign-up and tracking for Summer Reading Program;
  • and much, much more.

Beanstack will officially be open for all library users on Tuesday, December 1st. Set up a profile for your child(ren) at http://westland.beanstack.org/.

Stop by or call the Youth desk if you have any questions.

Nov 28, 2015
Thanksgiving Holiday Closings

Our Thanksgiving holiday hours will be as follows:

The library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 25

The library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27

We will re-open at 9 am on Saturday, November 28

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Nov 19, 2015
MeLCat Service Interruption

Due to MeLCat system upgrades, our interlibrary loan service will be temporarily unavailable from November 18th through early December. MeLCat's requesting function will be suspended beginning November 18th and should resume by December 11th. Please see MeLCat Server Migration FAQ for Patrons for more information about this project.

Nov 18, 2015

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