Teen News

Teen Volunteers Needed!

Ages 14 & up or entering 9th grade or higher in 2016-17

High school and College students, we're looking for some enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to help in the Youth Services Department this summer. Volunteers will help check in reading minutes for kids and give out prizes. We also need lots of help with our fun summer programs! Interested? Fill out an application (both sides of form, please), return it to the Youth Services Desk, and come to one of our training sessions! Pick up your application at the library or download it here: Summer 2016 Volunteer Application.

No need to register, but training is required and applications should be returned to the Youth Desk before your chosen training date.

Choose only ONE Training Session:

Thurs., June 2, 7:15-8:30pm

Mon., June 6, 7:15-8:30pm

Wed., June 8, 7:15-8:30pm

May 10, 2016
Battle of the Books Winners!


Congratulations to Jael, Madison, Sydney, Victoria, and Khushi!  They won the 2016 Battle of the Books and will be taking the Battle trophy back to Franklin for one more year.


Apr 23, 2016

Have you checked out Tutor.com yet?  Westland residents can get FREE homework help from a live tutor.  I just tried it and got help solving a quadratic equation.  It was quick and easy and all around pretty amazing.

To access tutor.com, click here: http://westlandlibrary.org/research#hh and select Tutor.com from the list of available homework help options.

Oct 31, 2015
Thank you!

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


A to Z Comics

Air Time

Bubble Soccer Ann Arbor

Canton 6 Theater

Dairy Queen

Emagine Canton Theater

Henry Ford

Sky Zone


Vision Lanes

Warriors 3 Comics

Zap Zone

Jul 29, 2015
Teen Summer Reading Ends on 7/31!

Remember, the last day to turn in your reading logs and collect prizes for the teen summer reading program is this Friday, July 31!

Jul 29, 2015
Battle of the Books

Congratulations to the Doodle Bots from Franklin Middle School, the winners of the 2015 Battle of the Books!

May 1, 2015
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, Be a Hero, READ! 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; please check out the application for more information, including dates for training sessions, and return completed applications to the Youth Services Desk.

Apr 16, 2015
Peeps Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to Evelyn Dlugokenski for her winning entry, "The Peepnic" in this year's Peeps Photography contest!

Apr 8, 2015
Peeps Photo Contest

The Peeps Photography Contest is going on now through March 31!

If you're in grades 7-12, pick up some Peeps at the library, photograph them in an interesting way, and submit your photo to Jody (jody.wolak@westlandlibrary.org) by March 31 for a chance to win a fabulous Peeps Prize Pack.

Mar 5, 2015
Teen Writing and Art Contest

Students in 7th-12th grade are invited to submit their best short story, poem, drawing, or photograph for our annual Writing and Art contest.  You'll have a chance to win one of four $25 Visa gift cards!

Entries are due by November 30th and entry forms are available in the teen area of the library.  Good luck!

Nov 9, 2014

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