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Winter Reading Program

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - All Day

Love to read? Then show your love of books and join our Winter Reading Program. From January 29-February 25, read or listen to any book of your choice, fill out an entry form, and you could win a prize! No registration is required, and you can read as many or as few books as you would like between these two dates.

Excel 2013 Basic Formulas and Functions

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice using functions: SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, IF, COUNT, COUNTA and COUNTIF.

Fiber Fanatics

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Board Room

Bring your current sewing project to share and socialize with others.
Free and open to the public.

Travel Club: share tips

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Let's make one person's experience another person's tip for success! Come share all your travel experiences - the good, the bad and the ugly - with your fellow travel club attendees here at the Westlake Porter Public Library.
Also, we will learn where to look online for the travel tips from professionals.

Publisher 2013 Introduction

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn about the parts of the Publisher window. Insert and work with WordArt, pictures, text boxes, and designs in your publication. Apply backgrounds. Learn about drawing guides and baselines.

SAT Results Session

Teen RSS Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Last week we took the SAT and this week students will get back their test results!!! Sylvan Learning Center will discuss the results with them as well as tips and tricks for taking the actual exam.

Google Drive Basics

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to use Google Drive to work with and store files. Create and edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Prerequisite: Gmail account.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of "Fool Me Once" by Harlen Coben.

Excel 2013 Introduction

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Introduction to the SUM function.

Word Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 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.

Maker Monday: Google Cardboard

Adult Program Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Remember playing with ViewMasters as a kid? Now you can experience 3D video with just your smartphone and Google Cardboard! Explore the world with virtual reality, ride a rollercoaster, and even encounter dinosaurs!

Bring your smartphone and (optionally) headphones.

Excel Introduction

Technology Training Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Practice entering text and numbers into cells. Change formatting and alignment of text and numbers inside cells. Learn how to insert, delete, and modify columns and rows. Begin working with formulas using basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Based on Excel 2013.

Researching Your Roots - Ancestry.com

Technology Training Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Learn how to navigate Ancestry.com - Library Edition in order to investigate your family history. Bring the names and dates of relatives that you know. Class will have hands-on experience and is limited to 12 computers. Please let the staff know if you and a partner will share a computer.

Maker Monday: Silhouette Cameo Heat Transfer

Technology Training Feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Dover Meeting Room (medium)

Just in time for Valentine's Day, learn how to use the Silhouette Cameo to cut out and heat transfer designs (like hearts) to items of your choice. Bring in an item to decorate!

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - 55 min 54 sec ago
When: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "The Midnight Assassin: Panic, Scandal, and the Hunt for America's First Serial Killer" by Skip Hollandsworth.

Teen Lounge

Teen RSS Feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
When: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Need a place to hang out after school? Come to WPPL's Teen Lounge on Monday afternoons! We have computers, video games, board games, snacks, and more!

Mad 4 Manga

Teen RSS Feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
When: Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

A great club for anime and manga lovers! All otakus and newbies welcome!

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion - "The Summer That Melted Everything"

Book Discussion feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
When: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a Skype Chat with Tiffany McDaniel, the author of "The Summer That Melted Everything." Copies of this book will be distributed at the June 13, 2017 meeting, after which extra copies may be requested at the Circulation Desk. New members are always welcome!

SAT Practice Exam

Teen RSS Feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
When: Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Get ready for test time with an SAT practice exam. Study skills will be discussed and detailed results will be returned to students the following week at the results session.

Pinterest Club

Teen RSS Feed - 55 min 55 sec ago
When: Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Use your imagination to create a collection of Mandala rocks to take home. You can use them for decoration or for a homemade gift.