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Library Will Be Closed Easter Weekend

The library will be closed Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20 for the Easter holiday.  The library will re-open at 9 am on Monday, April 21. However, our website is open 24/7/365!

Apr 15, 2014
Lynne
Food for Fines April 1-30

Donate food in April to help children, families, and seniors in need. Items donated will go to Gleaners Community Food Bank (GCFB) to be distributed to seniors as well as family and women's shelters in southeastern Michigan.

1 item = $2.00 reduction in fines, maximum $20.00. Please note that fines cannot be reduced for lost or damaged items.

Non-fine related donations accepted at all service desks, Biggby Coffee (37644 Ford Rd., west of Newburgh Rd.), and the Westland Friendship Center.

Apr 12, 2014
Lynne
Internet Security Advisory

A serious bug known as “Heartbleed” was found April 8, 2014. The bug affects OpenSSL, which is used to secure your personal data that is transmitted over the internet. The bug affects a huge chunk of the internet’s secure traffic.

It is recommended that you change your passwords for any secure services, including your email. Be wary when you transmit credit card or banking information online -- check the news section of the website to see if it mentions updates to security following the discovery of Heartbleed.

Apr 9, 2014
Katie
Soar and Explore with Michigan Activity Pass (MAP)!

It's been a long winter, but spring is finally here and the time is right to get out and explore one or more of the cultural attractions Michigan has to offer. Not sure where to go? Want to try somewhere new? Check out a number of discounted or free options available through the Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) Program. Click here for more information. May 24, 2014 marks the beginning of the program's second year, with additional participating cultural partners. Click here for a list.

Apr 1, 2014
Lynne
ACA Navigators

Meet with a Health Care Navigator from Community Bridges for help filling out your Healthy Michigan Plan/Medicaid application or your Health Care Marketplace Application. Navigators will be here Tuesday evenings in April and May, from 6:00-8:00 pm. 

You will need to schedule an appointment beforehand. See the Reference Desk or call (734) 326-6123 to schedule an appointment.

 

*Please keep in mind that some appointments can last longer than others, so you might be seen later than your scheduled appointment time.

Mar 31, 2014
Liz
Free ESL Classes

If English isn't your first language and you'd like to practice, attend our in-person ESL (English as a Second Language) classes. Get help practicing your English skills in a classroom setting with a conversation emphasis. Classes are taught by Diane and Richard Goers.

If you missed registration day, don't worry! Come to class on Friday and get signed up. The ESL classes will be held on Fridays from February 28 through April 25 at 9:30 am — 11:15 am. Please note: there will be NO childcare offered this semester.

Mar 30, 2014
Tara

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