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Featured Programs & Events
Sat, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as... more
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as behavior led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Register

Mon, Jan 25, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after January 25. Each bag will contain multiple early literacy concepts that will be featured weekly on our Kinder... more
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after January 25. Each bag will contain multiple early literacy concepts that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club Blog. Ages 4-6 While supplies last.

Tue, Jan 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.

Wed, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
SCORE Cleveland, in partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library, is offering this FREE presentation via Zoom.Register

Wed, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Wed, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.

Wed, Jan 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Jay Berk, PhD, psychologist, author, and international speaker, will discuss the most common concerns elementary-aged families have raised about electronics... more
Jay Berk, PhD, psychologist, author, and international speaker, will discuss the most common concerns elementary-aged families have raised about electronics during this pandemic.
Register

Wed, Jan 27, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Youth Services
Register here for WPPL's personalized subscription box service.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Celebrate the magic and wonder of the 7th Annual Harry Potter Book Night. Please register and pick up a supply kit beginning January 28. All ages.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
SCORE Cleveland, in partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library, is offering this FREE presentation via Zoom.Register

Thu, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Karla Fitch, MTSC, of Connecting for Kids as she teaches families how to create and use a communications binder.Register

Fri, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as... more
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as behavior led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Register

Fri, Jan 29, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom
Join Got Science? on ZOOM and explore sound waves! Grades 1-2.

Sat, Jan 30, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Pick up your Mystery STEAM Bag Supplies at the YS desk starting January 30. Grades 1 & 2.Register

Sat, Jan 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join Miss Rachel for a virtual Pokemon ZOOM meeting! We will play a guess that Pokemon game and have time for show and tell. Feel free to bring a... more
Join Miss Rachel for a virtual Pokemon ZOOM meeting! We will play a guess that Pokemon game and have time for show and tell. Feel free to bring a favorite Pokemon card or toy for show and tell!
Registration opens Saturday, January 23 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, Jan 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom for Medicare "Ins and Outs"Register

Sun, Jan 31, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
American Girl Doll Club: Valentine's Day Fun supply kits will be available in the Youth Services Department beginning January 31. Ages 6-10.Register

Mon, Feb 01, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Please register and stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12.
Registration opens Monday, January 25 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a dose of heart health!

Mon, Feb 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers will learn ways to help their child understand how words and actions can affect others and guide children ages 7-12 in knowing what... more
Parents and caregivers will learn ways to help their child understand how words and actions can affect others and guide children ages 7-12 in knowing what is socially appropriate.
Register

Tue, Feb 02, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Make a wire-wrapped heart pendant using a red stone heart and gold-plated wire! You need: Flat- and round-nosed pliers, and wire cutters. Pickup 2/2
Registration opens Tuesday, January 26 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Feb 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Tuesday, January 26 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Feb 02, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom with the Cleveland Hearing and Speech Center and learn how to encourage a loved one to improve their hearing. Registration is required. Register

Tue, Feb 02, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us for a Great Decisions world events discussion on Zoom, based on materials produced by the Foreign Policy Association.

Tue, Feb 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Have you been meaning to read more? Join other teens in grades 7-12 via Zoom for a dedicated hour to silently read. Bring your own book.
Registration opens Tuesday, January 26 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 03, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you scared yet? The Horror Film Club returns for an online viewing! Join us on Watch2Gether for another classic chiller.

Wed, Feb 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join a local pediatrician and a licensed clinical psychologist to learn five ways you can work with your typical child to build a relationship with a... more
Join a local pediatrician and a licensed clinical psychologist to learn five ways you can work with your typical child to build a relationship with a sibling who struggles.
Register

Thu, Feb 04, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.
Registration opens Thursday, January 28 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Feb 04, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us on ZOOM to celebrate the magic and wonder of the 7th Annual Harry Potter Book Night! All ages.

Sat, Feb 06, 11:00am - 11:40am
Zoom
Join us at 11:00 to share your Mystery STEAM Bag design on ZOOM! Grades 1-2
Registration opens Saturday, January 23 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, Feb 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us on Zoom for an informative program presented by Westside Cleveland Muslim Association (WCMA). Learn the significance and purpose of the hijab. ... more
Join us on Zoom for an informative program presented by Westside Cleveland Muslim Association (WCMA). Learn the significance and purpose of the hijab. Presentation and discussion followed by trivia.

Sun, Feb 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom for some Valentine's Day Fun! Ages 6-10.
Registration opens Sunday, January 24 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Calling all Babysitters! Welcome to the Baby-sitters Club. Please register to pick up your Baby-sitters club activity bag! Grades 5-8.
Registration opens Monday, January 25 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Get ready for Valentine's Day with some fun crafts! Registration required!
Registration opens Monday, February 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Be a Heart Health Hero by registering and picking up a kit at the Youth Services Desk beginning February 8. Then, tune in to Library at 11 Mondays in... more
Be a Heart Health Hero by registering and picking up a kit at the Youth Services Desk beginning February 8. Then, tune in to Library at 11 Mondays in February for a dose of heart health!
Registration opens Monday, February 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Feeling crafty? Make a craft project of your own with this simple, pick-up kit. For adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Please register... more
Feeling crafty? Make a craft project of your own with this simple, pick-up kit. For adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Please register to pick up kit!
Registration opens Monday, February 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Please register and stop by Youth Services starting at 9 am today for a tween craft kit! Grades 4-6.
Registration opens Monday, February 1 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Feb 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a dose of heart health!

Mon, Feb 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
On Zoom, learn what you can check out from WPPL's Non-Traditional Materials Collection to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD, cassettes to MP3, records to mp3,... more
On Zoom, learn what you can check out from WPPL's Non-Traditional Materials Collection to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD, cassettes to MP3, records to mp3, and more!
Register

Tue, Feb 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Tuesday, February 2 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Feb 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for a presentation by Cynthia Wilt.Register

Tue, Feb 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below.Register

Wed, Feb 10, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up a teddy bear craft kit beginning February 10! Please register to pick up a kit! Ages 3-6.
Registration opens Wednesday, February 3 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to our virtual Teddy Bear Picnic! There will be stories, rhymes and teddy bear craft ideas! Ages 3-6.

Wed, Feb 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12.
Registration opens Wednesday, February 3 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Wednesday, February 3 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Feb 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
Join author Dave Schwensen as he talks about the Beatles two historic Cleveland concerts. This program will feature music, video, and trivia.Register

Wed, Feb 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how creating structure, providing coping skills and developing an action plan to overcome fear can lead to a calmer and happier child.Register

Thu, Feb 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media as Suma makes a barnyard visit.

Thu, Feb 11, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room
Please give blood today from 1-7 p.m. with the American Red Cross Bloodmobile.

Thu, Feb 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.
Registration opens Thursday, January 28 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Feb 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as... more
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as behavior led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Register

Fri, Feb 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Suma visited the barnyard and brought lots of new pals back to the library with her. Now they need a home! Please register to adopt a stuffed animal friend!
Registration opens Friday, February 5 2021 at 9:00am

Fri, Feb 12, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join Miss Holly on social media to see a fun science video! Recommended for children 4-6 years old.

Sat, Feb 13, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Join us to celebrate Chemistry and Art! Chemistry is a part of everything, including visual arts. Pick up a kit beginning 2/13. Grades 3-5.Register

Sat, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as... more
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as behavior led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Register

Sat, Feb 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us for this ZOOM storytime designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3-7 years.
Registration opens Saturday, February 6 2021 at 9:00am

Effective January 22, 2021, WPPL will be open for browsing in addition to offering drive-up window services, telephone services, online programming and limited computer access.

  • Face coverings for ages 2 and up and other temporary policies remain in effect.
  • Computer use is by appointment. Call (440) 871-2600 to schedule an appointment.
  • The drive-up window on the south side of the building is OPEN regular library hours.
  • Check the Event Calendar for news about virtual programs.
Chill with a Good Book Winter Reading Challenge on Beanstack

This January 3-31, go ahead and Chill with a Good Book and your library! Our Winter Reading Challenge is open to Adults (18+), Teens & Tweens (grades 5-12), and Youth (birth-grade 4). Paper logs for youth readers are available to print out at home or pick up at the library.

America's Star Libraries: the LJ Index of Public Library Service 2020

Westlake Porter Public Library has once again been named a "Star Library" by Library Journal in its annual rating of public libraries across the United States. WPPL was awarded four stars out of five based upon 2018 statistics.

library shelves with books

Not sure what to read, watch, or listen to next? WPPL can help! Request a Story Stack and Youth Services staff will select a stack of books, movies, and more for your family to check out at the drive-up window. Or visit My Librarian for personalized recommendations.

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

teens playing board game

Teens

teens playing board game

Teens

adults in library

Adults

adults in library

Adults

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Special Needs

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Special Needs

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

3-D printer

Technology & Services

3-d printer

Technology & Services

business & careers

Careers & Finance

business & careers

Careers & Finance

View community information Welcome to Westlake sign

Community Information

View community information Welcome to Westlake sign

Community Information

blogs on a laptop

Blogs & Newsletters

blogs on a laptop

Blogs & Newsletters