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Free Practice Drivers Tests

In partnership with, Westlake Porter Public Library is proud to offer FREE Ohio Driver Permit practice tests.

Free Permit Practice Test

These tests, for automobile, motorcycle and Commercial Driver's License, along with the Driver Handbook for each, are accessible on the Research Resources page under   

Get Moving with Nia, 11/20, 7pm

Photograph provided by Nia TechniqueEven if you missed the first class on October 12, you can still join us for a fun-filled, movement-based class set to soul-stirring music. Enjoy this blend of dance arts, martial arts and the healing arts that will invite your spirit, mind, body and emotions to play and find joy!

Amanda Brown will teach a Classic Nia class on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7-8pm in the Porter Room. Class is appropriate for all age and ability levels. If you come, plan to wear clothing to move in (workout clothes), socks, and athletic shoes. Please call 440-250-5460 or click here to register.

Nia logoWhat is Nia? The term originally stood for Non-Impact Aerobics, but it is now simply called Nia.

Westlake named a Five-Star Library!

LJ Index 2014: The Star LibrariesWestlake Porter Public Library is once again one of America's Star Libraries as named in Library Journal’s annual Index of Public Library Service. This time we have a full five out of five stars!

WPPL is one of five libraries in the Greater Cleveland area to receive a Five-Star rating, and several others received three or four-star ratings.

Rock n' Roll History, 12/3, 7pm

Join Dr. Joel Keller of Baldwin-Wallace University on Wednesday, December 3 from 7:00 to 8:45 pm in the Porter Room for an evening of musical history, as we explore Rock n' Roll History: A Journey in Sounds 1949-1964.

Learn about Rock's historical and cultural significance, the many types of Rock n' Roll, enjoy to some of the top ten hits from each year, and more! Register here or call 440-250-5460.

Plain Dealer e-Edition available

The Plain Dealer e-Edition is now available to patrons on library computers. The e-edition is a digital replica of the print edition, with the same stories, pictures and graphics in a familiar, user-friendly layout.

Artists' Reflections on Nature, 12/5, 2pm

Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood by John Singer SargentHave you ever viewed art and wondered about the symbolic references the artists have incorporated into their work?

Bill Mannion, MBA, MFA will present large screen images of art treasures created over the centuries on Friday, December 5 from 2:00 to 4:00pm in the Craft Room. Find out about the artists who created the works, their inspirations and the symbolic references incorporated in their art, as well as the historical and cultural events during the time they worked. Register here or call 440-250-5460.

WPPL offers! logoWPPL is excited to announce that we are offering access to!

The site has online video tutorials and training that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  


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