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Dec 31, 2014
Gone with the Wind Answer Lady

Do you love Gone with the Wind? Whether you're a fan of the book or the movie (or both!), you'll really enjoy The Gone with the Wind Answer Lady. She'll be here on Thursday, August 7th at 7:00.

Kathleen Marcaccio’s Gone with the Wind presentation provides background on author Margaret Mitchell and her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gone With The Wind; the 1939 film by the same name; Margaret Mitchell’s post-GWTW life; and Gone With The Wind in popular culture. Her presentation and Q&A will appeal to fans of the book, fans of the movie, and Civil War history buffs. Her program includes an impressive display of vintage and contemporary GWTW memorabilia.

Sign up to see the GWTW Answer Lady here.

Jul 31, 2014
Hoopla is Here!

We are happy to announce that the library now offers digital music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks through Hoopla. Borrow up to 10 items per month for streaming on mobile devices or PCs. Returns are automatic, so there is no need to worry about overdue fines! To get started, see our Downloadables page. Please note that you must have a Westland library card to use this service. As always, if you have questions, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 734-326-6123.

Jul 14, 2014
Soar and Explore with Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)!

Looking for fun things to do? Want to try somewhere new? Check out a number of discounted or free options available through the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) program. May 24, 2014 marked the beginning of the program's second year, with over 100 participating cultural partners.

Jul 13, 2014
MI Big Green Gym

The Michigan Recreation and Park Association, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan have teamed up to promote overall well-being and a healthy lifestyle through use of parks. One of the great things about this program is the availability of FREE one-day passes to Michigan state parks and recreation areas that you can "check out" at the Circulation Desk. Find out more about the MI Big Green Gym, peruse a list of state parks and recreation areas, and enjoy summer in Michigan!

Jul 13, 2014
Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at the library on
Wednesday, August 13 from 10 am-4 pm. All interested donors may sign up
by registering at the American Red Cross website: redcrossblood.org and
enter sponsor code: wplccp or call 800-RED-CROSS. You can also call
the library (734-326-6123) and ask for Susan to register. Anyone over
17 (16 with a permission slip) can donate blood.

Jul 10, 2014

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