Kids' Happenings

Homework Help

Looking for help with your child's homework?  Free assistance will be available on a weekly walk-in basis.  A retired teacher volunteer will provide homework help for students in grades 1-6.  This service will be offered on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm, beginning October 18.  Stop by Meeting Room C and check in for 20 minutes or more of homework assistance!

Sep 16, 2016
Storytimes Re-start!

Our regular storytimes have restarted for the Fall!

Sleepytime Storytime – Mondays 6:30pm

Babytime Storytime – Tuesdays 10am

Toddler Tales – Wednesdays 10 & 11am

Preschool Storytime – Fridays 10am

Sep 15, 2016
August Nonfiction Reading Challenge!

All throughout the month of August youth can read books from a different "Dewey Decimal" number group and win prizes!

Prizes include: Free weekly coupons (for free food, skating, laser tag and more!), entry into winning a jar of treats, treasure chest prize, a free book, and entry into the grand prize drawing where kids could win a science kit or other cool prize!

Join now at the Youth Desk.

Ends September 2

Aug 1, 2016
Mini Golf in the Library!

Play mini golf IN the library after hours on our course designed by library staff!

Bring the whole family to this FREE event! Snacks will be provided and all ages are welcome. 

Friday, July 22

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

*Registration required 

Jul 5, 2016
Homework Help continues through May!

Homework Help continues!  Thanks to the volunteer services of a retired teacher, we are able to continue offering Homework Help on Tuesdays from 4:30-6pm.  We encourage you to bring your 1st - 6th grader to Meeting Room C for assistance in reading, math, and other subjects.  Walk-ins are welcome starting Tuesday, April 19th and continuing through May 24th.

Apr 26, 2016
Food for Fines
food for fines / food for thought

Get your fines reduced and help fight hunger with us during the month of April! For every non-perishable, unexpired food item you bring in, we'll forgive $2 in fines from your account (up to $20 total, lost or damaged fees not included). For more information or a list of suggested items, visit our Food for Fines event notice or stop by the library Circulation Desk anytime the library is open between April 1 - April 30.

Mar 23, 2016
1000 Books Celebration *POSTPONED*

The Youth Department has postponed our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Finishers Celebration until August to allow more families the chance to participate. So keep up with all of your great reading adventures and see if you can join us for a fun-filled celebration in August!  Families who have finished the program and would like to pick up their Finishers Backpack can stop by the Youth Desk to get it.

Mar 4, 2016
Take Your Child to the Library Week

Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with us from February 15 - 21 (we had so many fun things to do we decided to create a week out of it!).  We have galactic knights, robot building, minecraft creating, storytellers, storytimes, and crafts scheduled throughout the week. If you can't make it to any of our events, please join us at the library to make use of our many kid's play areas (both tech-oriented and family fun), as well as our books and reading nooks and quiet, study areas.

If you have questions about any of these events, please visit our Events page or call the Youth Department at 734-326-6123 (press "4").

Feb 11, 2016
Detroit Zoo savings

Gobble up some savings for the Detroit Zoo courtesy of the Westland Library's affiliation with The Library Network. Adult and children's tickets are $2 off year-round if you purchase them via this link: Detroit Zoo - The Library Network.

Jan 19, 2016

Due to construction the youth department will be closed Friday morning from 9:00am -1:00pm (January, 15).

As a result, Preschool Storytime will be CANCELLED.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Jan 12, 2016

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