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Summer Reading Starts Today!

Summer Reading Starts Today!

Our 2020 TEEN Summer Reading Program starts today!  This year's theme is Imagine Your Story

Teens in grades 7-12 can participate by reading and earning PRIZES!  Every 20 days of reading earns a prize, and at 40 days you get a FREE BOOK and an entry into our Grand Prize Drawing for gift cards and MORE!  

The program runs from June 15 through August 15.  Read 40 days during that time and record your days online HERE or stop by the library after June 22 to pick up a reading log from the front door.  You can also find a printable version HERE.  Prize pick-up for days you read begins July 29 and ends Aug. 29.

Read your favorite books anywhere and just Imagine Your Story!

Jun 17, 2020
Mrs Fry
Teen Weekly Challenges Continues

The Teen Weekly Challenges continues! Check out @westlandteens on Instagram or Facebook for the current challenges. A winner will be selected each week to receive a $25 Amazon gift card.

May 4, 2020
NicoleS
Virtual Teen Dungeons and Dragons

Join us on Wednesdays at 4pm for Virtual D&D. New and experienced players are invited! Email nicole.sype@westlandlibrary.org for information. 

Apr 27, 2020
NicoleS
Weekly Challenges

Each week the Library will have a different challenge for teens where they can win a $25 Amazon gift card! Check out @westlandteens on Instagram or Facebook for details.

Apr 17, 2020
NicoleS
Michigan eLibrary for TEENS!

 

Teens
– Get ready for your future: Visit the Learning Express Library!

https://www.learningexpresshub.com 

 

MeL offers FREE access to the Learning
Express Library, where you can prepare for college by taking practice SAT
tests, enhance your computer skills, and explore careers.  You can also review the basics, such as math,
science, language arts and social studies. 

 

Apr 11, 2020
Mrs Fry
Quaranteen Bingo

 

 

Attention teens! Check out our Quaranteen Bingo for activities that you can do while the library is closed. Check off 3 or more activities and bring your sheet to the Youth Services Desk when we re-open for a special prize!

Mar 28, 2020
NicoleS
Teen Volunteers Needed

Will you be entering 9th grade or above in the fall? Do you like kids and reading? The Youth Services Department is currently seeking teen volunteers to help for our Summer Reading Program, "A Universe of Stories."  Interested volunteers are asked to commit to two or more hours per week doing a variety of tasks. This is a great opportunity to earn service hours for your school or community organization while you have free time during the summer!  Applications are available at the  library or online (download PDF). 

Volunteer training dates are May 29, June 3, & June 6. Please read the application for more information, choose one training session to attend, and return your completed application to the Youth Services Desk before that date.

Apr 18, 2019
Katie
Seeking Teen Volunteers for the Summer!

Will you be entering 9th grade or above in the fall? Do you like kids and reading? The Youth Services Department is currently seeking teen volunteers to help for our Summer Reading Program, "Libraries ROCK!" Interested volunteers are asked to commit to two or more hours per week doing a variety of tasks. This is a great opportunity to earn service hours for your school or community organization while you have free time during the summer! Applications are available in the library or online. 

Volunteer training dates are May 31, June 4 & 6. Please read the application for more information, choose a date to attend a training session, and return your completed application to the Youth Services Desk before that date. 

Apr 23, 2018
Alayna
New Snapchat Account!

The Westland Library Teens now have a Snapchat account! You can snap the code attached to this post or search using the name "wtldlibteens" to find us! We'll post updates about upcoming programs, new books, new video games, recommendations, and more! If Snapchat isn't your app of choice, we still have our Instagram, which will be seeing more regularly scheduled posts. Follow us on Instagram @westlandteens.  

Mar 29, 2018
Alayna
2017 Teen Writing and Art Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our four Writing and Art Contest winners! 

Poetry: A Memory

Short Story: Home

Drawing: The Eyes

Photography: My Little Caterpillar

If you are the creator of one of these titles, then congratulations on your win! And a huge thank you to everyone who submitted entries this year! 

Dec 15, 2017
Alayna