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Babytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
0-2 with a caregiver
This interactive storytime includes stories, songs, rhymes, and games geared especially toward babies (birth to 2 years, with a caregiver). Older siblings are welcome too! Session includes a playtime with interactive learning toys, puzzles, and music. The use of picture  books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play!
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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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Early Childhood Development Workshop/Trng

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

This class is developed for parents, grandparents, daycare providers, teachers, and any other adults who care for children.  Fall topics are:

September 18: Relationships as the Foundation

October 16: High Quality, Supportive Environments

November 20: Preschool Responsive Routines

December 18: Planning and Recall with Children

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 www.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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Night Sky at the Library

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Check out the night sky at the library with the University Lowbrow Astronomers. Bring your own telescope or let the astronomers show you what they have in their telescopes. All ages welcome. Registration encouraged. 


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Toddler Tales

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Toddler Tales is an interactive program between parents/caregivers and their children ages 18 months to 3.5 years.  

The use of picture  books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. 

  Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, signs and rhymes with your little ones.  No registration required.
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Toddler Tales

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Toddler Tales is an interactive program between parents/caregivers and their children ages 18 months to 3.5 years.  

The use of picture  books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play. 

  Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs, signs and rhymes with your little ones.  No registration required.
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Crazy 8s

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Rooms A and B
Join us for a Crazy 8s Bedtime Math session!  Each week, we'll explore a different math concept in a fun way...we may build, run, jump, make music, or make a mess! For Grades 3-5.  Registration will open two weeks before the program date.   
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Explore Arts for Adults: DIY Professional Halloween Makeup

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Hollywood trained makeup artist David Ross will share the basics of face painting and then teach attendees how to create their own killer zombie face. Supplies provided. Adults 18+ only. Registration required.
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TGMI Westland Support Group

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Transgender Michigan Support Group. If you are under the trans umbrella, no matter where you are in your transition please come and join us so we can answer all of your questions and concerns and give everybody lots and lots of support.  Contact Tammi Moyer or Emma Velasquez. No registration required.
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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
This event has been moved to Thursday, October 25. All registered patrons have been moved to the new date.
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 2  Mount McKinley
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Starfish Little Learners Playgroup

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
For ages 1-4, with a caregiver.  (Siblings of any age are welcome).

This FREE program, presented by Starfish Early Learning Communities, meets twice a month at the Westland Library!  Children and their caregivers will enjoy interactive time together that includes stories, songs, group activities, play time and a snack.

Note: The program begins at 10am, with registration at the door and is limited to the first 10 families with children, ages 1-4.
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Smartphone & Tablet Support Group

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Do you have an eReader or Tablet like an iPhone, iPad, Android or Amazon 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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Job Seekers Lab

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Job Seekers Lab is cancelled for October 18.
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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Infant Massage

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Parents will learn gentle and loving ways to comfort, deepen sleep, and relieve gas in their infants.  For expectant parents and parents of pre-crawling infants.  Dads are welcome!  This 5 week series is presented in cooperation with Starfish Family Services and will meet on Thursdays, 6-7:30pm, September 27- October 25, in Meeting Room B. Families are requested to participate in all 5 classes of the series.  Please bring a thick towel or blanket for baby.  Register beginning September 14 by calling Claire Mueller at 734-326-6123, ext. 2847.
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5th-8th Grade Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
5th - 8th Graders
Do you love to read?  Book Club is a great way to spend an hour with other kids who share your love of books! We meet once a month, October through April.  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! 

October's Book:  Reader's Choice! Bring one of your recent favorites or the latest book you've read.  You'll get a sneak peek at some of the books we're reading this year and you can pick up a copy of November's book tonight. Registration begins September 20.

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Preschool Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Activity Room
Ages 3.5 - 5

Preschoolers ages 3.5 - 5 yrs. old, who are not yet in Kindergarten, can attend an independent storytime designed especially for them.  The use of picture books, songs, and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

No registration is required.

Please arrive within 5 minutes of the start time. Storytime runs approximately 30 minutes long.
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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 Leave No Trace. 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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Rhythm & Rock Music Time

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Sing, play, and move along with your child!  Your little one's natural rhythm will shine in this interactive music program for ages 1-5, with a caregiver.  Siblings are welcome.  No registration needed.

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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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Tinkercad: 3D Design Basics

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room A
Get started with Tinkercad, a simple online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone. In this workshop, you will create your Tinkercad account, complete the basic tutorial, and design a keychain for 3D printing. This workshop requires a working knowledge of computer basics and an email address. Registration encouraged.
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Family Book Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
William P. Faust Public Library of Westland
Meeting Room B
Enthusiasm about books is contagious!  The Family Book Club is a GREAT place to start!  This month's selection is Road Trip by Gary & Jim Paulsen.  Please join us for a fun discussion, activities, and snack.  Ages 6 and up, parent participation required.  Copies of this month's book will be available at the Youth Desk beginning Sunday, Sept. 23rd. 
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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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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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