Teen News

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Video Games

The Westland Public Library is excited to announce its newest collection - video games!

We will be unveiling the collection today at 2pm at our launch party where you will be able to browse and check out games, play games on the library's game systems, and enjoy some snacks.

The video game collection includes games for Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Kinect, Xbox One, PS3, PSP, PS Vita, PS4, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3DS.

Jan 4, 2014
Writing and Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our teen art and writing contest!  Check out the winners and their submissions here: http://westlandlibrary.org/teens/winners

Nov 19, 2013
Need an AR book?

If you need to read an AR book for school, check out the AR BookFinder.

You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. Just type what you want to search for in the blank field above and click Go. You will then be able to sort your search results, select book titles to add to your AR BookBag, print a list of your search results, or start a new search.

Sep 10, 2013
Summer Reading Finishers!

Congratulations to the 95 finishers of the teen summer reading program!  Check out some pictures of the finale party here:


Aug 10, 2013
Teen Summer Reading Program!

The Teen Summer Reading Program started on June 15th and over 100 teens have already signed up!  Have you?

In the summer reading program you'll earn prizes for reading, get to attend fun teens-only events every week, and have a chance to win grand prizes like a Kindle Fire, passes to SkyZone, or a Minecraft foam pickaxe.

The teen program is open to students entering grade 7 through 2013 high school graduates.  To sign up drop by the teen desk or the adult reference desk.  See you soon!

Jun 19, 2013
Minecraft server

We launched the new Westland Library Teen Minecraft server last week.  If you weren't able to attend the Minecraft club meeting, you can still check out the server at:


The Minecraft club will meet again in August!

Jun 6, 2013
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Magic: The Gathering

Magic: The Gathering comes to the Westland Public Library!  We'll be meeting for the first time next Tuesday, April 16, from 5-7 pm.

We'll have a community deck (or bring your own).  We'll have snacks.  We'll have free booster packs to give away.

Fun will be had by all.

Apr 10, 2013
We're on facebook and twitter

Do you like Westland Teens on facebook?  Or follow us on twitter?  You should.  You'll get reminders about teen events.  And occasionally some nerdy jokes and/or cat pictures.



Mar 21, 2013
March Madness!

UPDATE: The games have started so the bracket selections are closed.  Good luck to everyone!

Tournament selections are official so it's time to fill out your brackets! Whether you pick the top seeds or the cutest mascots, see how your predictions stand up.

Here is the link to our bracket:


This bracket is for Westland Library teens only (ages 12-18 or in grades 7-12).  The last day to fill out your bracket is March 20th.  The winner will receive a gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods.

Feb 28, 2013
Manga Drawing Contest

The Library is holding a manga drawing contest for teens! Entry forms are at the Reference Desk and in the Teen Area. The deadline for entries is January 15th. Drawings need to be on 8.5 X 11 sheets of paper. Only one submission is allowed per person. We'll be displaying the pictures in the teen area and at A to Z cards & comics for people to vote on their favorite.  There'll be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner for judges' choice, and an overall people's choice winner (which will become the new background to the teen website).

Dec 18, 2012