Library News

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Labor Day Weekend Closings

The library will be closed on Saturday the 3rd, Sunday the 4th and Monday the 5th for Labor Day weekend.  We will reopen on Tuesday the 6th at 9 am.  Our Fall schedule will take affect next week and we will be open on Sundays from 12-5pm.

Sep 2, 2011
Teen Video Game Tournament

The results are in, and the video game for our teen tournament will be Mario Kart Wii! 7 people voted for Mario Kart, 4 for Supersmash Brothers, and 3 for Other Games. Look for Supersmash Bros. Brawl and Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 in the future, but for now, plan on playing some Mario Kart on Thursday, Sept. 29th from 5:30-8:00. Sign up begins Thursday, August 25th.

Aug 22, 2011
Teen Library Bingo

The Teen Summer Reading Program ended on August 6th, but if you'd still like to participate in a contest, try Teen Library Bingo. Grab a bingo sheet from the YA Area and complete the tasks in the squares. Get a bingo horizontally, vertically, or on four corners, and you receive a prize, a coupon, and are entered to win a grand prize. Bring your completed bingo sheet to the Children's Desk by Saturday, September 10th to collect your prize.

Aug 16, 2011
Battle of the Bands: Winners Concerts

The Westland Public Library is proud to host two of our recent Battle of the Bands winners for a full-on concert! On Thursday, August 25th, Chris Johnson will bring his unique blend of rap-infused gospel music. On Thursday, September 1st, Battle-winner the Hyper Lytics will give their youthful and spirited take on punk-rock band Green Day's music. Both concerts are free, start at 7 p.m. and will last 1 hour. Seating is available.

Aug 13, 2011
Fantasy Football

It's time to toss the virtual pigskin around again! The Westland Library Fantasy Football league has openings for league managers up until our League draft on August 23rd @ 6 p.m. (managers don't have to attend the draft to play). The library also has Fantasy Football magazines for your in-library perusal in case you need to update your FF knowledge (check-out at the Reference Desk). Check our events page to learn how to sign up.

Aug 9, 2011
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Basic Internet Privacy & Security

Join us August 18th at 6pm for a class about safety and privacy online. Develop the confidence to safely navigate the internet.  Learn how to avoid online scams, phishing attempts, identity fraud and just plain sharing information with people you don't want to share it with. Sign up here or at the Reference desk.

Aug 8, 2011
Teen Program Cancellation

Our Mid-Michigan Storm Chasers program scheduled for Monday, August 1st, at 6pm has been cancelled. The speaker can no longer attend. We apologize for any inconvenience or disappointment this cancellation has caused, and we will try to feature a storm chasing program in the future.

Jul 29, 2011
Sheila Landis concert moved back to the library!

Because the rain looks like it will hold off tonight, the Sheila Landis Trio outdoor concert has been moved back to the library. Start time will still be 7 p.m. We apologize for the confusion and inconveniences.

Jul 28, 2011

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