Making regular library visits is so important to your young child. There is no better way to introduce your child to a lifetime of reading fun and satisfaction than by participating in storytimes. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, songs, and crafts planned and presented just for your child’s age. Please accompany your child to each program and learn how activities can be extended at home. No registration is required.
Making regular library visits is so important to your young child. There is no better way to introduce your child to a lifetime of reading fun and satisfaction than by participating in storytimes. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, songs, and crafts planned and presented just for your child’s age.Please accompany your child to each program and learn how activities can be extended at home. No registration is required.
Beat the winter blues at the library. We will have a movie at 2:00 pm with popcorn plus crafts and other activities throughout the day.All ages
Need something to do on your Holiday break? Come and try your hand at building with boxes. What will you create? No registration is required.All Ages
Join us for your favorite board or card game or learn a new one. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Time to trim the tree and deck the halls. You’re invited to the library to make a variety of ornaments to decorate for the holidays or give as gifts.For teen and tweens grades 5 and up.
Come and play your favorite game with other friendly folks. All skill levels and ages are welcome. Meetings will be held in Youth Services Programming Area.All Ages
Every Monday check out what new mindbender we have going on. Anything from, who’s the character, what book is this from, who is the author, trivia questions and more. Check in each week and receive a sticker after you guess the mindbender puzzle. At the end of the month come in to library with all four stickers and you can collect a prize.
Stop in for some fun puzzles to work on all this week in Youth Services. December 19-23.
Join us for creativity and imagination in action! Work individually or in teams to create the weekly challenge. The theme will be revealed at the program.All Ages
Westland High School Key Club is back for another amazing year!Let members of the Westland High School Key Club unlock your imagination in these enchanting adventures through amazing tales and spectacular stories. For ages 7 and under. No registration required.
Lila is a therapy dog who likes for children to read to her. Therapy Dogs International, is a non-profit organization who provides visitations free of charge. Lila’s registered handler, Pat, will be with her at all times.If your child would like to come in and read with Lila for 15 minutes, please call and sign up for a spot. The times are 10:35AM-10:50, 10:50-11:05, 11:05-11:20, 11:20-1:35, & 11:35-11:50AM. This program is for children in grades K-6. Please register by calling 614-878-1301 x232
Step back in time at the Westland Area Library to play some classic retro video games and talk with others about everything Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and more! Children are welcome with parental supervision.
December 15 is an introduction to our new Family Storytime, PJ’s and Pages, featuring holiday books, songs and crafts. Join us for a Family Storytime. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, crafts and songs presented just for families.
Families are invited to make simple crafts for the Holiday Season. We will read "The Night Before Christmas" and “The Santa Trap” prior to making the decorations. Join us for crafts, fun stories and a snack or two. All children with an attending adult are invited to participate. For all ages.
Have questions about buying a new home? Please join Mortgage Consultant Dylon Sparks from The American Eagle Mortgage Co., LLC for an informational session about home buying. Dylon will discuss different loan programs as well as the role credit scores play in buying a house.
Come join in the holiday spirit as we welcome Signs of Christmas. The group performs carols throughout the holiday season to promote deaf/hard of hearing awareness as well as holiday cheer.
Santa will read Twas the Night before Christmas at 3:30. Then kids can have their pictures taken with Santa until 5:45. A donation for each picture will benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Sponsored by T.W.I.G. 184.
Historical photos of Southwest Franklin County