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Join the Teen Advisory Board

Help the library by joining the Teen Advisory Board. If you're in middle school or high school and enjoy coming to the Westland Library, consider joining TAB. We meet the last Tuesday of each month at 7, and the next meeting is Jan. 25th. Have a say in YA by helping us plan programs, pick out books, and design book displays for the Teen Area.

If you're interested, stop in at the library and fill out a short registration form, or simply pick one up at the next meeting.

We'll feed you dinner at each meeting!

Dec 6, 2010
Liz
Drawing Class for Teens

Do you doodle? Want to improve your art technique? We're offering a 1 hour art class on Thursday, January 13, from 6-7pm with an actual D&M Art Studios instructor (some cartooning included!). All materials will be provided. Space is limited, so reserve your seat by calling or stopping by the Reference Desk. Ages 12+

Dec 6, 2010
Liz
Food for Fines: week 2

We challenged you all to step up and help us in the fight against hunger and you have: to date we have received donations totaling over 500 food items and have forgiven over $400 in late fines- and we're only a week and a half in. At this rate, I think we can forget about our original goal of 1,000 food items and instead shoot for 1,500 donated food items. People in the community have quite generous in their giving as food items donated are outnumbering late fines (given the incentive, it could be the other way around). We're grateful for your support everyday.

Dec 1, 2010
Andy
Food for Fines update

We are on our way to 1,000 donated items: just in our first two days we collected over 100 items and forgave over $150 in fines. Help us reach our weekly goal of 250 donated items by stopping in today, Saturday or Sunday. We accept non-fine related donations as well as monetary donations (a $1 donation can serve 3 meals for someone in need). Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 24, 2010
Andy
Job Seekers Lab cancelled Wednesday and Friday, will return next week

The Job Seekers Labs for Wednesday night and Friday afternoon are cancelled, as the library will be closed at these times for the Thanksgiving holiday.  The library will reopen Saturday morning with public computers available for anyone needing computer access to work on a resume, search for jobs, or file for unemployment (or do anything else, really) and the JSL will return Tuesday morning.  Happy holidays!

Nov 23, 2010
Anonymous
Tea Leaf Reading for Teens

What's in your future? Ask the tea leaves. Learn about the Victorian art of tea leaf reading from a Detroit Historical Society Guild member. Teens ages 12+ are welcome, as well as adults. Please bring a white, round bottom tea cup and saucer; the rest is provided! Space is limited, so please reserve your spot by calling (734) 326-6123 or visiting the Reference Desk.

Nov 18, 2010
Liz

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