Library News

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
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
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
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
The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind by Barbara K. Lipska
This Week's New Arrivals

In a reading slump? Shake things up with this week's new arrivals!

Apr 12, 2018
Director Candidate Interviews

On Wednesday, April 11, the library will be welcoming four final candidates interviewing for our library director position. The day-long interview process will consist of meetings with staff and library leadership in the morning, community tours in the afternoon, and a special board meeting at 5:30 pm. During the board meeting, the library board will interview each candidate in turn and then select their final candidate for the position. Board meetings are open to the public.

Adjustments have been made to programs scheduled on Wednesday, April 11. The most up-to-date schedule of events can be found on our library events calendar.

Apr 6, 2018

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