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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
The library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the day after Christmas.
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CLOSED

Tuesday, January 01, 2019
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
The library will be closed for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
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Dress Up Your Pet Contest

Thursday, January 31, 2019
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Teens in Grades 7th-12th
In celebration of Dress Up Your Pet Day on January 14, the library will be holding a teen photo contest. During the month of January, take a photo of your pet dressed up and submit your picture for a chance to win a prize! 

Rules will be available January 1st. Last day to turn in your photo is January 31st at 5:00pm. 
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Intro to Excel

11:00 AM - 12:00 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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Friends of the Library Meeting

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
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Homework Help

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Youth Area Study Tables
Looking for help with your homework?  A volunteer college student or high school National Honor Society student will provide FREE homework help for students in grades 1-12.  This service is offered on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm and Thursdays from 5-6:30pm.  Come to the Youth Department and sign up for 20 minutes or more of homework assistance.   Parents of children in 1st-6th grades need to sign child in and stay in the library.  

Fall Homework Help begins Tuesday, Oct. 16 and ends on Thursday, Dec. 13; No Homework Help on Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Nov. 22

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Tween Interactive Movie

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join us for a special interactive screening of Elf.  We'll shout quotes, use props, and even throw items at the screen as we follow along with the script. Registration required. Grades 5-8.
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Shopping Securely Online

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Just in time for the holidays, this class will teach you how to search for and purchase items on Amazon, eBay, Etsy, or the online marketplace of your choice. Learn how to find the best deals on popular items or discover unique items that might make great gifts. We will also provide you with tips on how to avoid scams and maintain the security of your private information when shopping online.
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December Library Board Study Session

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
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Hearing Loss Association of America Support Group

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Group will not be meeting in December.

Join Tony Ferack, president of the Hearing Loss Association of America Western Wayne Chapter, each month as he discusses various topics related to the hearing loss community. This month: TBA

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Library Board meeting

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
The Library Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Library's Community Meeting Room. Board meetings are open to the general public.
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NEW DATE Westland Woolies for a Cause

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
**NEW DATE** Calling all knitters/crocheters!  Bring your yarn and needles/hooks the second Wednesday of the month and make items for charity.  While the main focus will be on hats for chemotherapy patients, the possibilities are endless.  This is the perfect opportunity to start and finish small projects that have a lasting impact.  All ages and abilities welcome. Feel free to contact Jennifer @ 734.326.6123 ext 2825 if you have any questions.
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Paint Along with Bob Ross

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bob Ross
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Join us for a relaxing hour as we paint and watch "The Joy of Painting" with Bob Ross. All levels of experience welcome.  Supplies will be provided.  18+.  Registration required. This month: Season 1, Episode 4 Winter Mist.
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Storytime at Biggby Coffee

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other
Ages 2-5
Join us for storytime at Biggby Coffee!  Every 2nd Thursday of the month at 10:00am a librarian from the Public Library of Westland will present stories, songs and rhymes at Biggby.  Biggby Coffee is located at 36640 Ford Rd. in Westland. Caregivers will receive $1.00 off any grand/super beverage and kids beverages are available at everyday value pricing.  Hope to see you there!
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Job Seekers Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 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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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Youth Area Study Tables
Looking for help with your homework?  A volunteer college student or high school National Honor Society student will provide FREE homework help for students in grades 1-12.  This service is offered on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm and Thursdays from 5-6:30pm.  Come to the Youth Department and sign up for 20 minutes or more of homework assistance.   Parents of children in 1st-6th grades need to sign child in and stay in the library.  

Fall Homework Help begins Tuesday, Oct. 16 and ends on Thursday, Dec. 13; No Homework Help on Nov. 6, Nov. 20, Nov. 22

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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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5th-8th Grade Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Do you love to read?  Book Club is a great way to spend an hour with other kids who share your love of books! Each month will feature a different book and you can register one month at a time.  Activities, discussion, and snacks will round out the evening!

In December we will read an adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.  Register and pick up your copy at the Youth Desk beginning November 8.
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Poetry Writer's Workshop

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
Free Poetry Workshop the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm. Meeting Room C. Geared toward adults and those 16 and older. Bring 5 copies of a poem for the group to provide feedback. 

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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. This week we're showing The Children Act. 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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Paint Along with Bob Ross

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bob Ross
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Join us for a relaxing hour as we paint and watch "The Joy of Painting" with Bob Ross. All levels of experience welcome.  Supplies will be provided.  18+.  Registration required. This month: Season 1, Episode 4 Winter Mist.
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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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3D Printer Open House

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3D printer
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Check out the library's new 3D printer!

See what our 3D printer can do, explore 3D design in Tinkercad and watch the printer in action.

All ages and levels of experience welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

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Holiday Music at the Library

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join a quartet from the Michigan Philharmonic and enjoy festive music.  Registration not 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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