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Westland Writes
Last Call for Westland Writes!

It's not too late to submit your poems, stories, and haiku contest entries for our annual book, Westland Writes! The deadline for submissions is this Friday, April 27. See the event page for full details.

Apr 24, 2018
Alexis
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Food for Fines ends April 30

From March 19 – April 30, you can receive $2 in fine forgiveness for every food item that you donate during our Food for Fines program. Just bring in non-perishable, unexpired food items to our Circulation Desk to receive your fine reduction (lost or damaged items are not eligible). For more information, please visit the Food for Fines event page.

Apr 23, 2018
Alexis
New Library Director

The William P. Faust Public Library of Westland Board of Trustees is pleased to announce it has selected Ishwar Laxminarayan as its next Library Director effective June 11, 2018. Ishwar brings over 25 years of library experience, including 10 years as the Director of the Jackson District Library in Jackson, Michigan. The decision follows a nationwide search and finalist interviews on April 11, 2018.

Read the full press release.

Apr 20, 2018
Katie
The Gunners by Rebecca Kauffman
This Week's New Arrivals

Looking for some great new reads? Check out this week's new arrivals!

Apr 19, 2018
Alexis
Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is an annual program that helps Americans of all ages learn to better manage their personal finances. This year, Money Smart Week is April 21-28. To learn more about related activities in our area, check out this events search page. We have three educational programs coming up at our library for Money Smart Week:

Apr 18, 2018
Katie
Community Shred Day

Our 7th annual Community Shred Day will take place on Saturday, April 21 from 12:00-2:00pm. All are welcome to bring up to 5 boxes (no plastic bags, please) of paper documents to be shredded.

Shred Corp of Madison Heights will be in the parking lot near the Veterans Memorial Garden. They are the official shredder for the city of Westland and they are bonded, insured and also members of the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID). For more information, please visit shredcorp.com. Presented as part of Money Smart Week.

Apr 17, 2018
Katie

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