Library News

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Discount Movie Nights at Emagine Canton!

The Library Network (TLN) and Emagine Entertainment have partnered to make discount tickets and popcorn available to library card holders. Present your valid Westland Library card at the Emagine Canton ticket counter on the first Monday of every month and receive an $8 movie ticket and 44oz popcorn.

Discounted Movie Monday tickets will be available through December 2019.

Mar 4, 2019
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This Month's Special: March is Reading Month!

Stop by the Friends Shop this month, where children's books are on sale for 25¢ each, and small children's books are only 10¢!

Mar 3, 2019
The Birth of Loud by Ian S. Port
This Week's New Arrivals

Check out these titles! New arrivals are here!

Feb 28, 2019
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Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor

On Saturday, March 2 from 12-3 pm, Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbor will be taking place in Meeting Rooms A & B.  The Open House is a family-friendly event, brought to you by your friends at the Muslim American Society, where local communities come together in celebration of diversity and unity.  This event will provide you with the opportunity to meet new people, try new experiences, taste new food, and enjoy conversation with local Muslims.  There will be hands-on Islamic art activities for children including henna hand painting, calligraphy, and a poster exhibit on the history of Muslims in America.  

Feb 26, 2019
Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden
This Week's New Arrivals

Ready to read? Check out this week's new arrivals!

Feb 21, 2019
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African American Genealogy Presentation & Research Assistance

Are you interested in learning more about your ancestors? Have you been unable to make progress due to slave ancestry? Join us for a presentation this Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 PM from members of the Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society, a society dedicated to researching and preserving African American family history.

After the presentation, stick around to receive one on one assistance with your research. Bring any materials, documents, and photographs you have. Visit the event page to register.

Feb 20, 2019
Bigger than You by Hyewon Kyung
This Week's New Arrivals

Fall in love with a good book! Check out this week's new arrivals!

Feb 17, 2019
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Secretary of State Offices Closed this Weekend

The Michigan Secretary of State offices will be upgrading their decades-old computer system for vehicle records during Presidents Day weekend. Offices, kiosks, and online services switching to the modern system will be unavailable from 5 PM Friday, February 15 until 9 AM Tuesday, February 19. Read the full announcement here.

Feb 14, 2019

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