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Free ESL Classes Start in March

Attend a free, eight week ESL (English as a Second Language) Class at the library conducted by Diane and Richard Goers. Get help practicing your English skills in a class room setting with a conversation emphasis.

Classes are held weekly on Fridays, March 8 through May 10 from 9:30 to 11:15 am. There will be no classes held on March 29 or April 5 for spring holiday. Students with children are welcome!

Registration is from 9:30 am to 11:15 am on Friday, March 1.

Please note the start time is now 9:30 am instead of 10 am.

Feb 26, 2013
Tara
Muslim Journeys logo courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Muslim Journeys Bookshelf

The Westland Public Library is proud to announce their award of the National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored, Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys bookshelf. The bookshelf includes 25 books, 3 DVD's, and access to the Oxford Islamic Studies Online database. To highlight the bookshelf, the library will host programs on Islam and Muslim Americans throughout 2013. For more information about the bookshelf or to see a list of items, please visit the Muslim Journeys website.

Feb 22, 2013
Andy
CLOSED: Westland Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Applications

The Westland Housing Commission will has reached 1,000 applications and will not be accepting more applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list until 2016.

Click here for more information.

Feb 20, 2013
Tara
Celebrating Hockey Day in Michigan

The Michigan hockey community has a long and rich history and the Westland Public Library will celebrate Hockey Day in Michigan with a multi-media presentaion on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:00 p.m.

Historic photos will be displayed and discussed with moderation from Raymond Rolak. Rolak, a veteran broadcaster will share some of the lost-to-history hockey stories that were pioneered in Detroit, including the unique success of Mel Wakabayashi at the University of Michigan.

Details of both mens and women’s hockey history will be touched on including the most historic year for the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association. Learn about the 10,000 rinks project that helped build an ice rink in Zakopane, Poland. This and more will lend to the historical pedigree of both Michigan peninsulas and what is truly part of this hockey heritage wonderland.

This sixth annual Hockey Day in Michigan is being spearheaded by the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and nationally by USA Hockey.

Feb 15, 2013
Tara
Westland Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Applications

The Westland Housing Commission will accept applications for the Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, beginning at 9:00 am through the websitewestlandhousingapplication.cityofwestland.com

·         Applications will be available through electronic (online) submission on February 20, 2013. No paper applications will be accepted and applications are not available at the Housing Commission or City of Westland offices.

·         Applicants may submit only one (1) application electronically per adult.

·         Applicants should have the following information readily available to complete the application for all family members: email address, full names of all family members, current address with zip code, phone number, social security numbers, birthdates, race, gender, relationship to head-of-household, disability status and Westland residency.

If the required information is not provided, the application will not be submitted and processed.

·         Once 1,000 applications have been received, the waiting list will close and no other applications will be accepted.

 

If you do not have an email account, please stop by the reference desk for assistance prior to February 20.

 

 

 

Feb 14, 2013
Susan
Stop in and make a valentine!

Stop by Meeting Room B tomorrow evening (2/7) between 6 and 8 pm to make some valentines. Make cards for a loved one or make a valentines to give to the library's Homebound patrons. Supplies will be available. All are welcome!

Feb 6, 2013
Tara

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