Mission Statement

Westlake Porter Public Library's mission is to educate, empower, engage, enlighten and excite by serving as a premier knowledge provider, a family activity center, and Westlake's information and community commons.


Board of Trustees

President Alayne Fodor
Vice-President Annette Hazapis
Secretary Elizabeth Sheehe
  Jeff Armstrong
  Lindsay English
  Sandra Hazners
  Bob Plantz


Meeting dates in 2015

January 28 at 6:30 p.m. July 15 at 6:30 p.m.
February 18 at 6:30 p.m.
March 18 at 6:30 p.m. September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
April 15 at 6:30 p.m. October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
May 20 at 6:30 p.m. November 18 at 6:30 p.m.
June 17 at 6:30 p.m. December 16 at 6:30 p.m.



Library Board meetings fall under the "sunshine laws" of Ohio and are open to the public.  Public guests are welcome at any regular Board meeting.  Dates for this calendar year are provided here. 

It is highly recommended, however, that individuals considering attending a meeting call in advance to verify the date, time, and location.  Occasionally, changes to the schedule are made to accommodate other library priorities. 

To verify dates and times please call the Administrative office at: (440) 250-5451.

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.