Teen News

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
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
Halloween Party Costume Contest

Thank you to everyone who came out for our after-hours Teen Halloween Party! Congratulations to our costume contest winners!

Scariest Costume: Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)

Funniest Costume: New Album/Young Scooter

Most Creative: Zombie Prom King & Queen

Best Overall: Wonder Woman


Enjoy your Visa Gift Cards! 

Oct 30, 2017
Teen Summer Reading ends August 1st!!

The Teen Summer Reading program ends on August 1st! This will be your last opportunity to turn in your reading logs, claim all of your prizes, and get your invite to the after hours finale party! 

Jul 26, 2017
Thank You, Sponsors!

Thank you to the following sponsors of our teen summer reading program!  We wouldn't be able to have such fantastic prizes and exciting programs without them! 

  • A to Z Comics
  • Air Time
  • Dairy Queen
  • Emagine Canton Theater
  • Henry Ford
  • Sky Zone
  • Zap Zone

Jul 19, 2017
build a better world
Teen Summer Reading Program

The teen summer reading program starts Saturday, June 17th! Read whatever you want, earn prizes, attend fun teen events, and have the chance to win excellent grand prizes (Xbox One, $100 Amazon gift card, and much more). Teens who finish the summer reading program will be invited to an exclusive after-hours party at the library on Friday, Aug. 4th featuring the return of Laser Tag!

Jun 10, 2017
New Teen Magazine: Otaku USA

We've just added a new magazine to our Teen Collection! Otaku USA is a bi-monthly magazine that "features comprehensive coverage of anime, manga, videogames, and Japanese Pop culture written from an American perspective". It also showcases 32-pages of chapters from hot upcoming manga releases in each issue!

Apr 23, 2017
Writing and Art Contest

We're down to the last few days!  Submit your best short story, poem, drawing, or photograph to Jody (jody.wolak@westlandlibrary.org) by Wednesday, November 30th for a chance to win one of four $25 gift cards!

Nov 26, 2016

Congratulations to the teens who participated in the Escape Room!  They made it out in 52 minutes!  Well done!

Oct 26, 2016
lock and key
Can you escape?

Join us on Tuesday, October 25th, at 6 p.m. for the Escape Room Challenge!  After entering the room and going over the rules, the doors will be locked behind you.  60 minutes is on the clock!  You'll need to search the room for clues and work together to solve puzzles that will lead to your escape.  Are you up to the challenge?

Oct 16, 2016