Learn about the history of opera as an art form, including biographies of a number of operatic composers, beginning in the Baroque period. Plot summaries and musical selections for each composer will be shared.
Wednesday, October 14
2:30-4:30pm in the Dover Room
Sign up online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to register.
The popular Maker Movement is about people employing do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-with-others (DIWO) techniques and processes to develop unique technology products.
Join us on Saturday, October 17 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm in the Porter Room for our second annual Make Event to learn about the Maker trend. See demos of Google Cardboard, Ozobot, Leap Motion, CreoPop, Color Alive, littleBits, Makey Makey, robotics, Squishy Circuits, and more!
The Westlake Police Department, Westlake City Schools and the Westlake Council of PTAs will be hosting "Hidden in Plain Sight" on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Parkside, 24525 Hilliard Blvd. in Westlake.
The event is an interactive with a walk through preview starting at 6:00 pm and an informative presentation starting at 6:30 pm.
Whether you are taking a weekend trip from home, or visiting one of North America's popular vacation destinations, AAA Drive Trips can help. Join us for information about cities, attractions, and events in your Drive Trip destination areas. Enter a raffle for a 64 piece roadside emergency kit. Tuesday, October 20 from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Porter Room. Register online or call 440-250-5460 to sign up.
Wednesday, October 21
7:00-8:30 PM in the Porter Room
October meeting of the Cuyahoga West Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society in partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.
Once again Westlake Porter Public Library is saying "Thank You" to our customers for your loyal usage and support with Customer Appreciation Week, October 18-24, 2015. This week's theme is "A World of Thanks!"
Come by to explore the many programs for all ages. We will also have giveaways throughout the week and a Customer of the Day each day.
Japanese stab binding is an easily sewn book structure and a great introduction to basic bookbinding. In this class you will learn how to punch holes and sew together 2 styles of a basic stab book.
Join Margaret Bakke of Small Studio Productions on Tuesday, October 27 from 7:00-8:45pm in the Dover Room. You can register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by a service desk to sign up. Please bring a pencil, ruler, needle awl (if you have one) and a craft knife like X-acto or Olfa.
Join us on Tuesday, October 27 from 7:00-8:30pm in the Porter Room for a presentation of the John F. Kennedy Assassination and the Warren Commission Report: Putting the Investigation and Its Conclusions into Context.
Sign up online, call (440) 250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to register.
Longtime JFK assassination researchers Judge Burt Griffin, who served as a general counsel to the Warren Commission, and Judge Ellen Connally will discuss why they are confident in the Warren Commission investigation and its conclusions.