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August Youth Nonfiction Reading Challenge

Friday, August 31, 2018
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Summer Reading Fun continues in August with the Children’s Non-Fiction Challenge! 

Children will read books at their own reading level from different subject areas.

Earn coupons, treasure chest prizes, a chance to win the jar of treats, entry into the grand prize drawing, AND finishers can choose a free book to keep! 

The Non-Fiction Challenge runs from August 1 to August 31. Pick up your challenge sheet at the Youth Desk anytime in August!

Logs must be turned in by Friday, August 31 at 5:00pm.
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CLOSED

Monday, September 03, 2018
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
The library will be closed for Labor Day weekend Saturday, September 1 - Monday, September 3.
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Friday Night Outdoor Family Movie

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other
Watch a family friendly movie under the stars on our large inflatable screen! Popcorn and snacks provided. Kids can even make a craft before the start of the movie. 

Please arrive at 7:30pm. Bring a blanket to sit on the grass. No registration required. 
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Chess Club

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Faust Area
Like to play chess? Want to get better? Come to the Westland Chess Group and hang out and play a couple of games. Bring your own board or use one of ours. Novices to Chess masters are all welcome. No sign-up required.
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CLOSED

All Day
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
The library is closed on Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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DIY Back to School Craft

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B

Children of all ages are welcome to come and make a fun and useful Back to School item. Drop in ANYTIME between 6:00 and 7:00 pm. No registration required.

While supplies last. 


 

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Job Seekers Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Are you a job hunter? Do you need assistance developing your resume or cover letter? Do you need help filing for unemployment, creating an e-mail address or searching job boards and websites? We can help! 

Drop in Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 and Thursday afternoons from 3:00-5:00.
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Early Childhood Development Workshop/Trng

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B

This class is developed for parents, grandparents, daycare providers, teachers, and any other adults who care for children.  Topic TBA.

Starfish Family Services' Early Learning Communities presents FREE Early Childhood Development Training/Workshops regularly at the Westland Public Library.

Please register ahead of time at miregistry.org and arrive within 15 minutes of start time to be eligible for a certificate.  For more information, please call Library Youth Services at 734-326-6123 OR Starfish at 313-937-2458.

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Computer Basics

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
This class is for people with no computer experience. Learn computer terminology, how to properly turn a computer on and off, using the mouse, and more. Registration encouraged.
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Rockin' Summer Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
This summer, Libraries Rock!, and so does our Wednesday storytime!  The use of picture books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.  
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Intro to Excel

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
An introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010. The class covers basic terminology, formatting cells, and creating lists. Basic computer knowledge and familiarity with Microsoft Word is necessary. It is required to know how to use a mouse. Registration encouraged.
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Cookies & Canvas

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Ages 2-3 with caregiver
Enjoy painting and nibbling on cookies with your child in this simple painting class. 
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Job Seekers Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
Are you a job hunter? Do you need assistance developing your resume or cover letter? Do you need help filing for unemployment, creating an e-mail address or searching job boards and websites? We can help! 

Drop in Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 and Thursday afternoons from 3:00-5:00.
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Registration is open

Cookies & Canvas

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Ages 2-3 with caregiver
Enjoy painting and nibbling on cookies with your child in this simple painting class. 
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Chess Club

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Faust Area
Like to play chess? Want to get better? Come to the Westland Chess Group and hang out and play a couple of games. Bring your own board or use one of ours. Novices to Chess masters are all welcome. No sign-up required.
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Registration is open

Cookies & Canvas

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Ages 2-3 with caregiver
Enjoy painting and nibbling on cookies with your child in this simple painting class. 
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The History of Eloise (Westland Hospital)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Local historian Jo Johnson will conduct a presentation on the former hospital of Eloise regarding its buildings and grounds.  Her co-presenter, Marlene McGee will recount the living conditions during the time the hospital was active.
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Writer's Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
Submit works of fiction to the group and receive critical feedback and discussion from other group members at the following meeting. Two pieces are discussed per month with a friendly group  committed to helping each other improve their skill in the craft of fiction writing.
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Baby Splash Time

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other
Join us for some splish, splash fun at the Library! Babies (ages 0 -2) will have the opportunity to play with water and water toys! Please bring towels and sunscreen for your child! Please note: Babies will not be swimming - just splashing water.
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Family Movie

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Please join us for a FREE family movie at 1:00pm today!  Movies are rated G or PG and run approximately 90 minutes.  No registration is required.  Light refreshments will be served.  Children under 8 must have an adult present.  Please call the Youth Reference Desk at 734-326-6123 for more information.  Enjoy the show!
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Friday Night Movie

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join us for a Friday Night Movie. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the movie starts at 6:15. Snacks/refreshments are provided - donations accepted and appreciated.
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Chess Club

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Faust Area
Like to play chess? Want to get better? Come to the Westland Chess Group and hang out and play a couple of games. Bring your own board or use one of ours. Novices to Chess masters are all welcome. No sign-up required.
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CLOSED

All Day
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
The library is closed on Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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Registration is open

DIY Pokemon Terrarium

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Join us at the library to create your very own Pokemon Pokeball Terrarium! Registration required. 
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Job Seekers Lab

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Are you a job hunter? Do you need assistance developing your resume or cover letter? Do you need help filing for unemployment, creating an e-mail address or searching job boards and websites? We can help! 

Drop in Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 and Thursday afternoons from 3:00-5:00.
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