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Capture the Flag

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Ages 8 & up
Come to Meeting Room A at the library at 10:30am where we will gather and review rules before going outside to play Capture the Flag.  Water will be provided.  No experience is needed, but please wear clothes & shoes for running!
PLEASE NOTE: Parent/Guardian must check in with us and sign a permission slip if you've registered online.  Registration begins on June 15 for ages 8 & up.  Please list child's age next to name, e.g., Sophie Jackson, 10 yrs.
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Howell Nature Center-Birds of Prey

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join us for a live presentation of some fierce birds of prey! The Howell Nature Center will be joining us this afternoon to present their "Lords of the Sky-Birds of Prey" program, where they will have live falcons, owls, and other fearsome, feathered hunters! We will learn about their different characteristics and their importance to our environment. 

Please note that this program is intended for TEENS only. 
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Job Search Support

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other

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!

Visit the Adult Reference Desk during the designated time for assistance from a library associate.

 

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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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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

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join us for a Friday Night Movie! Each week also features a trivia contest with small prizes handed out after the movie. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7:00 p.m. Snacks and refreshments are provided on a donation basis.  
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Chalk the Walk

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Please join us for a morning of fun as we decorate our sidewalks! 
10:00 - 11:00am.  For all ages.
  No registration required. 
Note: We will have to cancel this program if it rains. 

 

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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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Zeal's Incredible Domino Workshop

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Ages 8-18

Come help us build a giant domino chain reaction at the library! Have fun setting up dominoes, meet new friends and learn some new tips and tricks. Then, stay and watch the whole connected project topple down with one push!  Parents, be sure to bring your cameras and capture the building and toppling moments. Registration is required and begins June 10. Dominoes provided by Zeal Credit Union.


 

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CLOSED

All Day
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Summer schedule. The library is closed on Sundays from Memorial Day through Labor day.
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Tween Storm the Castle

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Grades 5+
Storm the castle with DIY mini weapons!
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Touch a Truck

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other
Honk! Beep! Stop by our parking lot to get an up close look at emergency vehicles, a garbage truck, a police car and more!
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Noontime Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
Please join us this month as we discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Copies of the book will be available at the Reference Desk. 
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eReader & Tablet Support Group

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C
Do you have an eReader or Tablet? Would you like to get help using your iPad, Kindle, or Android device? Do you want to learn how to download free books, audiobooks, movies, and music from the library? Stop in to meet with other users, share your expertise, or learn some tips and tricks for getting the most out of your device. A librarian will be available to tackle the tough questions.
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Get Up and Move Ages 5-7

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B

Ages 5-7. This program is all about getting up and moving around.  We will play different games, some you may already know and some new ones, too. Please wear clothes that are easy to move in and come ready to have fun!! 

Walk-ins will be accepted if space allows, so if you've registered, please
arrive within 5 minutes of the start time to guarantee your spot! 

Registration begins June 13.

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Get Up and Move Ages 8-12

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B

Ages 8-12.  This program is all about getting up and moving around.  We will play different games, some you may already know and some new ones, too. Please wear clothes that are easy to move in and come ready to have fun!! 

Walk-ins will be accepted if space allows, so if you've registered, please
arrive within 5 minutes of the start time to guarantee your spot! Registration begins June 13.

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Heartfulness Meditation

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C

The Heartfulness Meditation Program offers a simple set of relaxation and meditation exercises, which when practiced daily, help restore balance in life, manage stress, better your health, and most of all will lead to inner calm and peace. 

Each relaxation and meditation class focuses on both the conceptual framework​as well as practical​meditation and relaxation methods.  As classes progress, other techniques are added to help you go deeper into yourself. 

Participants will be meditating in chairs. Those wishing to meditate while sitting on the floor may bring their own floor cushions. ​

This Heartfulness Meditation program is conducted entirely by certified Heartfulness volunteer trainers who have experience meditating and training for several years.

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Summer Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Plan to join us from 10:00-10:45 every Wednesday this summer and "Build a Better World!"  We'll start with a 25 minute storytime, including stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays.  You may choose to stay after the stories to participate in a craft or activity.  Books are a GREAT way to start your day! 
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Sci-Fi Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room C

Join us for a discussion of The Fold by Peter Clines. Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk.

"An old friend presents Mike Erikson with an irresistible mystery to solve – far out in the California desert, a team of DARPA scientists has invented a device that shrinks distances so that a traveler can travel hundreds of feet with a single step but evidence is mounting that this miraculous machine isn't quite what it seems--and that its creators are harboring a dangerous secret."

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Baby Splash Time

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
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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Escape Room

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Welcome to the escape room challenge! After entering the room and going over the rules, the doors will be locked behind you. 60 minutes is on the clock! You'll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape. Are you up to the challenge? 
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Job Search Support

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Other

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!

Visit the Adult Reference Desk during the designated time for assistance from a library associate.

 

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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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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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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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