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Word 2013 Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to customize the Word 2013 Ribbons. Learn how to select text and do basic formatting. Learn how to set margins and line spacing. Practice using Spell Check, Copy, Cut, and Paste.

Explore Languages with Mango

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Have fun learning a new language with Mango. Mango is a free online learning language system from your library. We will show you how easy it is to use as we get you started.

Advanced Searching with Google

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Searching is not a secret art. It's all about the search techniques. Learn what Google can do for you.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

Movie Maker Monday: Planning Your Movie

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Monday, August 01, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Ever want to make a movie using just your smartphone? Or maybe you just want to learn about how you can create better home movies? This series for all ages will show you how!

"Planning Your Movie" will show you moviemaking secrets- the proper way to write a script, create a storyboard, and plan how you want your movie to be shot!

WPPL's Online Local History Photo Collections: A Guided Tour

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Come see the wonderful collections of Westlake images available on the Local History pages of the Westlake Porter Library's web site, from archival images of Westlake's Founding Fathers and residents, to views of the area's farms and ever-changing landscape, civic and social organizations, and more. You'll be amazed at how much local history is available to you and is as close as your computer screen!

Excel 2013 Charts and Pivot Tables

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to create and modify basic charts. Practice with chart tools. Review basic elements of a chart. Create basic pivot tables and practice using pivot table tools, pivot charts, and filters.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

A Treasure Trove: the Best of Backyard Birding

Teen RSS Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Jen Brumfield, Naturalist with the Cleveland Metroparks, is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable expert in birding. She will discuss bird species found in our region as well as suggest the best local parks and areas to spot birds. Jen will also let us know how to attract birds to our own backyards and what tools we'll need to get started! Don't miss this program!

Opening Act

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Storytime Room

Show off your creative, dramatic side in this 4 session program filled with all things theatrical. Sessions include voice control, improvisation, staging, and costuming. Attend all or some sessions. Session will be canceled if less than 6 are registered.

Bow Wow Books

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Youth Services Group Study Room

Stop by every Thursday night and sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog! Bring your own book to share or choose one of ours. Registration begins every Thursday at 6:00.

Downloading Music with Freegal and Hoopla

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Monday, August 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Hoopla and Freegal allow you to borrow and download free music from your library onto your computer or mobile device! Join us as we learn how to access and navigate both sites. If you are interested in downloading, please bring your own device!

Must have a current library card to access each site, and an email address to sign up for Hoopla.

ReferenceUSA

Technology Training Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

With 44 million businesses in their database, learn how to utilize the power of ReferenceUSA for your employment searches and business research. Time is allotted at end of class for hands-on practice.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

Olympic BINGO

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Play Olympic themed BINGO and win prizes. For adults with special needs and a caregiver, if needed.

Let's Sing and Dance!

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Storytime Room

Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! Pick up a ticket at the preschool desk; space is limited. Ages 2-6.

Let's Sing and Dance!

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Storytime Room

Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! Pick up a ticket at the preschool desk; space is limited. Ages 2-6.

Bow Wow Books

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Youth Services Group Study Room

Stop by every Wednesday night and sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog! Bring your own book to share or choose one of ours. Registration begins every Wednesday at 3:30.

Adult Summer Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Friday, July 29, 2016 - All Day

Join WPPL for another summer of reading, programs, and prizes.

Book Buddies

Youth Services Feed - 32 min 46 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Teen volunteers help younger students retain their reading skills. This program is designed for children entering grades 1-4 who need extra help practicing reading. Please note: Book Buddy volunteers are neither expected nor trained to correct learning problems or to teach children to read.