Teen News

Online Sign-up Now Available!

You can now sign up for events online using the teen events page. Just click on "Events" on the teen page, choose the event you want from the online calendar, and fill in your email address and name.

Jan 18, 2011
Liz
FAFSA and Scholarships Info Session

Confused about FAFSA, scholarships, grants, etc.? A member of Project ACE in Wayne will be here to help on Monday, January 24 at 5pm. They'll discuss how to find and apply for scholarships, what you'll need for filling out the FAFSA, and more! Sign up online on the teen events page, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (734) 326-6123. Parents and teens welcome to attend.

Jan 5, 2011
Liz
Teen Facebook

The Teen Section now has its own Facebook page. Like "Westland Teens" on Facebook and be reminded of teen events straight from your Facebook page!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Westland-Teens/177360372289859?ref=ts

The Facebook icon on the bottom right side of this page will also take you to the site.

Dec 7, 2010
Liz
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 7, 2010
Liz
Project ACE Grand Opening

 Project ACE (Access to College for Everyone) is Western Wayne County’s college access resource center. They can help students get the information they need to prepare for and go to college! Project ACE is having a Grand Opening on Saturday, Dec. 4th, from 11:00am-3:00pm.

At the Grand Opening, parents and students can tour the resource center, meet the Project ACE staff, get college information, win door prizes, and more. Refreshments will be provided.

The Grand Opening takes place inside the Metro Place Mall, 35425 W. Michigan Ave., Suite 3693, in Wayne, MI.  

   

 

Nov 30, 2010
Liz
Candy Wreaths

Looking for last minute gift ideas? Why not make a wreath out of delicious candy! Come to the library, eat candy, and make a cool craft for the holidays. Candy Wreath Making for Teens (part of our Crafty Gifts series) is on Monday, Dec. 20th from 6-8. Reserve your spot by calling (734) 326-6123 or visiting the Reference Desk.

Nov 29, 2010
Liz
Excellent Site

The US Department of Health and Human Services has made a great website for girls: http://www.girlshealth.gov/. Get information on planning your future, nutrition, fitness, relationships, bullying, and more! It's everything you need to know all on one site, including web links and helpful phone numbers.

Nov 16, 2010
Liz
Teen SRP Contest Winners

All of the winning art, poetry, and short stories have been posted here:http://www.westlandlibrary.org/teens/winners. Visit the link and check out this past summer's winning contest entries!

Oct 12, 2010
Liz
WrestleMania Reading Challenge

Wrestlemania Reading Challenge:  During Teen Read Week (October 16th-October 25th), enter to win a trip for two to WrestleMania XXVII in Atlanta, Georgia, on April 3rd, 2011! Just pledge to read 5 books by April and complete the project challenge. Deadline to enter the contest and complete the project is October 25th. Pledge forms and descriptions of the project will be made available on October 16th, the start of Teen Read Week.

1 winner will be chosen from grades 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12, and those winners will receive prizes from the library. They are then eligible to win WrestleMania XXVII tickets from the American Library Association in a nationwide contest!

Note: Projects are due on October 25th, NOT November 15th, as it states in the newsletter.

Oct 6, 2010
Liz
Pick Up Contest Entries

If you entered any of the teen contests over the summer, be sure to pick up your entries if you'd still like them.  I enjoyed all of your art, short stories, and poems. Thanks everyone for entering and for a great Summer Reading Program.

Oct 4, 2010
Liz

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