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Westgate Branch Celebration


Sunday September 18, 2016: 12:00pm to 6:00pm


Westgate Branch

For Whom

All Ages


Celebrate the newly renovated Westgate Branch! The new expansion makes Westgate Branch the largest in the AADL system with 21,000 square feet for its users.

The celebration includes:
• a noon concert by Rhyta Musik, Michigan’s premier Balkan Brass Band
• a 1:00 pm ribbon-cutting ceremony with remarks by AADL Board President Jan Barney Newman
• crafts for kids throughout the day
• a 2:00 pm Chinese Lion Dance
• a 4:00 concert by Little Bang Theory, performed entirely on children’s instruments and toys as well as instruments from the AADL Music Tools collection
• light refreshments

New Westgate Branch features include:
• additional parking access from the rear Westgate parking lot,
• 2 new public entrances,
• A kids area with story space for preschool and baby storytimes
• Additional space for books and other library materials
• 5 open study rooms for use by adults, teens and youth
• A community meeting and event space for authors, lectures, performances and other events
• 2 small group meeting rooms
• A comfortable reading room with a fireplace
• Additional seating and workspaces with additional wiring for computers and other electronic devices
• A café operated by Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea

It’s your new branch – come join in the celebration.

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