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Easter Weekend

The library will be closed Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27 for the Easter Holiday. We will reopen at 9:00 am on Monday, March 28.

Mar 24, 2016
Katie
New Rapid Charging Station

Thanks to the Friends of the Library, we are happy to announce our new rapid charging station for mobile devices like cell phones, smartphones and tablets. If you're looking to charge up a mobile device, you can find the Charging Station located in our Periodicals reading area. Happy charging!

Mar 10, 2016
Katie
Extra Hoopla!

Westland library card holders can now stream 12 items per month from our streaming content provider, Hoopla Digital. This means 2 more opportunities for everyone to watch a movie, listen to an audiobook or music CD, read a book or comic book, and more. Please stop by our Reference or Youth Desks with any questions on how to sign up for or use this service. 

Feb 18, 2016
Andy
Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company

On Sunday, March 6th at 2 p.m., the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will offer a program of scenes from multiple Shakespeare plays designed to tie in with Station Eleven, the 2015-2016 Great Michigan Read selection. Emily St. John Mandel’s novel features a touring Shakespeare company that travels through Michigan after a global flu epidemic, bringing art and culture into the lives of small communities of survivors. Pigeon Creek’s program includes scenes from King LearA Midsummer Night’s DreamHenry V, and several other plays in a lively and audience-interactive performance.

This program is funded in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Sign up to attend the program here

Feb 1, 2016
Liz
Adult Video Game Launch Party

Check out the new video game collection this Saturday! Adults are invited to the Launch Party on Saturday, January 23rd at 2:00pm. Play games like Call of Duty, Fallout 4, and Gears of War. Borrow games and enjoy free pizza and pop!

Adults 18 or older may attend the launch party with valid ID. 

Jan 21, 2016
Kelley
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 19 at 9:00 a.m.

Jan 13, 2016
Katie

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