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Sun: 1pm - 5pm

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27333 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH
44145-3925

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Try our new Discovery Catalog!

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The library is introducing a new online catalog with a modern look and a search that works more like Bing or Google than older library catalogs. It also includes digital materials from major digital vendors, allowing easy access to eBooks, eAudiobooks and other formats. It’s ready for users to try: discover.westlakelibrary.org.

We'll begin directing our website links to the new catalog beginning in July 2017!

Hamilton: the Man and the Musical Coming to WPPL!

Take a break and see Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America here at your library, Saturday, May 27 through Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The exhibit is located behind the Ask Us desk.

Video: Hamilton coming to WPPL on Biteable.

4th of July Parade!

We invite you to walk with us in Westlake's Independence Day Parade on Tuesday, July 4 at 9:15am.

WPPL staff, patrons and friends marching in 2017 Westlake Memorial Day Parade

All registered participants in the 1.1 mile walk will receive a free WPPL t-shirt, courtesy of the Friends of Westlake Porter Public Library.

Please register online. T-shirts will be distributed at the parade at 9:30am at 25800 Hilliard Blvd.

Author Visit: Running With a Police Escort

Running with a Police Escort: Tales from the Back of the Pack book coverCleveland author and blogger Jill Grunenwald chronicles the racing adventures that helped her get fit and find happiness. Running With a Police Escort is a touching and insightful journey about conquering fears and learning to love yourself, no matter what place you finish in.

Register online or call 440-250-5462. Thursday, July 6 from 7:00pm-8:30pm in the Dover Room.

CPR Certification: Save a Life!

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Paramedic Ken Hehnen from UH St. John Medical Center will be here to teach adult, child and infant certification for CPR and AED use. Class time is 3.5 hours.

Saturday, July 8 from 9:30am-1:00pm. Please register online or call 440-250-5460.

Adult Color

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Come color with us! Studies show coloring can reduce your stress and anxiety while increasing mindfulness. We'll provide coloring pages and colored pencils or bring your own.  Open to adults 18 and over, please register online or call 440-250-5462. Monday, July 10 from 7:00-8:00pm in the Dover Room.

Westlake Smiles!

Do you have a photograph of yourself, or of a loved one– living or deceased– showing a smile brought about by a special moment in time? Would you like to share that smile, along with the story behind the big smile? If so… WE WANT YOU! We are looking for photos of happy smiling residents of Westlake for a community display at Westlake Porter Public Library.

Photos can be recent or old. Copies will be made of all photos.

Smiling faces at our Renovation CelebrationExamples of photos could be:

  • Wedding day
  • New addition to the family
  • Birthday
  • Graduation
  • Family or friends picnic
  • Everyday fun in Westlake!

Questions? Email us: WestlakeSmiles@westlakelibrary.org or call 440-871-2600.

Introducing BiblioBoard Library & SELF-e!

WPPL is excited to introduce a suite of electronic tools for readers and writers!

biblioboard logoBiblioBoard Library is an easy-to-use platform that offers high-quality digital content to WPPL users on the web and eReaders. Self-published authors from around the state are available here through Indie Ohio. You can access BiblioBoard Library here or on the device of your choice, including the iPad®, Kindle Fire® HD, Galaxy Tab®, Nexus® and more.

SELF-e Powered by LIBRARY JOURNALSELF-e enables authors and libraries to work together to expose notable self-published eBooks to eager readers looking to discover something new. Using SELF-e, WPPL will be able to take submissions from our local indie authors and make those eBooks available to any participating library across Ohio on BiblioBoard's award-winning PatronsFirst™ platform.

 

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