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Sun: 1pm - 5pm

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27333 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH
44145-3925

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August Research Matters: Mango Languages, Aug 5, 1pm

Mango languages learn a new languageMango Languages teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here. And with free mobile apps and learning through videos, you'll find success quickly and easily. Register online or call 440-250-5460.

Wednesday, August 5
1:00-2:00 pm
Computer Training Lab

Horror Film Club, Aug 5, 6:30pm

Cover of The Uninvited DVDCalling all horror film fans! Join us for another classic chiller from the vault... if you dare!

This month's movie features a brother and sister who buy a beautiful and surprisingly affordable old mansion in the Cornish countryside. But, the deal is too good to be true, and they soon learn that it comes with a ghostly price. Unexplained happenings and a dark presence soon alert them to the fact that they might be the uninvited!

Are you scared yet? We'll be meeting on August 5th at 6:30 in the Craft Room. Please register online or call 440-250-5462.

Digital Photos Online, Aug 6, 7pm

Image of a cameraYou've taken digital photos. Now, learn about how to share them with the world! We'll give an overview of tools like Picasa, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Snapchat, and more.

Thursday, August 6
7:00-8:30pm
Computer Training Lab

Register online, visit any service desk, or call 440-250-5460.

Sign up for future classes if you'd like to learn more about specific apps.

August Research Matters: Research Resources, Aug 11, 10am

Ohio Web Library logoJoin us for an overview of current research databases available from home or at the library. Register online or call 440-250-5460.

Tuesday, August 11
10:00-11:00am
Computer Training Lab

August Research Matters: Intro to Lynda.com, Aug 17, 7pm

Lynda.com logoLearn how to improve your creative, technical or business skills using the online learning platform Lynda.com. Join us on Monday, August 17 from 7:00-8:00pm in the Dover Room. Register online or call 440-250-5460.

They Came from Cleveland! Aug 18, 7pm

A highly interactive program will test your knowledge of Cleveland’s hometown heroes. Some celebrities are easy to identify, while others present more of a challenge!  Register online or call 440-250-5460.

Tuesday, August 18
Porter Room
7:00-8:30 pm

Maker Club/Research Matters: Science Online, Aug 19, 7pm

Snapshot of Science Online's info about their New & Improved Home PageScience Online, a research database covering all aspects of science, is getting revamped to facilitate STEM learning, including "new, interactive experiments that replicate the in-class laboratory experience." See what's currently there, and check out the possibilities!

Join us Wednesday, August 19 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Computer Training Lab. Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk.

August Research Matters: ReferenceUSA for Career Research, Aug 20, 1pm

ReferenceUSA logoLearn how ReferenceUSA can be used in your job search, including how to research businesses and locate job listings.

Thursday, August 20
1:00-2:00pm
Computer Training Lab

Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk.

August Research Matters: All About Healthcare Websites, Aug 20, 4pm

GymAmerica Diet, Nutrition and Fitness online resources for our library!Learn how to evaluate the health information that you find on the Web and explore health databases to find valuable information and tools for managing your health.

Thursday, August 20
4:00-5:00pm
Computer Training Lab

Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk.

Library Trustee Sought

A seat on the Porter Public Library Board of Trustees will be open as of December 31, 2015.

Trustees represent the community at large and their varied library interests. The only prerequisite for applicants is that they have an interest in public library issues and wish to become a public library advocate. The Board, the policy-making body of the library, is composed of seven members who serve overlapping seven-year terms.

Those interested in applying for a position as a trustee may get an application form here, or at the reception desk, the library’s Administration Department 440-250-5451, or by email: karen.hunt@westlakelibrary.org.

Application deadline is September 12, 2015.

 

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