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NOTICE: Library Closure

In the interest of public health, the library is currently closed through April 13, 2020. For complete information about library services during this closure, please see March 2020 Closure Information.

For resources on the COVID-19 pandemic, please see Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information.

Mar 30, 2020
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Hoopla Bonus Borrows

In order to provide more content during this difficult time of sheltering at home, Hoopla Digital has curated the Hoopla Bonus Borrows Collection. This list of more than 1,000 top titles for all ages, including eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and television won't count toward your montly borrowing limit of 12 items per library card and will be free through 4/30/20. Check it out!

Mar 30, 2020
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Library Cards Renewed

To provide more access to our Digital Library Collections, the Westland Library has renewed all expired library cards. If you have ever had an account with us, please check out the many FREE eBooks, audiobooks, movies, music, and TV shows available using the Download links to the right of this page. Our digital collections can be accessed at home 24/7. Reminder: Your PIN defaults to the last four digits of the phone number we have on file for you.

Mar 24, 2020
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Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan Governor Whitmer signed the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order. Starting March 24, 2020, for at least the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations must temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life, and all Michiganders must stay in their homes unless they’re a part of that critical infrastructure workforce, engaged in an outdoor activity, or performing tasks necessary to the health and safety of themselves or their family, like going to the hospital or grocery store.

Mar 24, 2020
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Expanded eBook Collections

TumbleBook Library provides eBooks for the whole family! The Library is now offering unlimited access to TumbleBooks, including:

  • TumbleBooks Premium, a kids' eBook collection to help build reading, math, and literacy skills
  • TumbleMath, a K-6 kids' math eBook collection
  • TeenBookCloud, an eBook database for grades 7-12 
  • AudioBookCloud, an all-ages audiobook database
  • and RomanceBookCloud, a collection of romance eBooks for adults.

To access TumbleBooks and other downloadable and streaming media services, visit our Digital Library Collections.

Mar 19, 2020
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Affordable Home Internet

If you or anyone you know needs access to the internet at home, check out these affordable internet options for qualifying households! Visit the links below for more information:

 

Mar 17, 2020
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