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Featured Programs & Events
Tue, Jul 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for a Live Toddler Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be... more
Join us on ZOOM for a Live Toddler Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Tue, Jul 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Wed, Jul 08, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Celebrate engineering during STEAM week with your design for the annual egg drop. Pick up your egg drop kit (minus the raw egg) at the Youth Services Desk... more
Celebrate engineering during STEAM week with your design for the annual egg drop. Pick up your egg drop kit (minus the raw egg) at the Youth Services Desk starting Wednesday, July 8.

Wed, Jul 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent... more
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Wed, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
Join us a for live Preschool Storytime on ZOOM! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will... more
Join us a for live Preschool Storytime on ZOOM! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Thu, Jul 09, All day
Adult-Virtual craft class requires internet, email, & a device to watch webinar. You need a glue stick & marker. Other materials provided. Registration... more
Adult-Virtual craft class requires internet, email, & a device to watch webinar. You need a glue stick & marker. Other materials provided. Registration open until full. Webinar can be watched anytime

Thu, Jul 09, 9:30am - 10:00am
Join Miss Jamie on ZOOM for a live Lapsit Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions... more
Join Miss Jamie on ZOOM for a live Lapsit Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Thu, Jul 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Mon, Jul 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Mrs. K to learn some quick tidbits about science!

Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Zoom
Rock out with Jesse Jukebox at a concert on ZOOM just for kids! Sharing tracks from his new album, "Awesome!", and old favorites, this is a can't miss for... more
Rock out with Jesse Jukebox at a concert on ZOOM just for kids! Sharing tracks from his new album, "Awesome!", and old favorites, this is a can't miss for our preschool friends!

Tue, Jul 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Learn how to make things gooey and sparkly!

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join Cynthia Wilt via Zoom as she shares interviewing tips to help you present yourself with confidence.Register

Tue, Jul 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
In this Book Club, we'll be reading thru the Hunger Games series in chronological order.  For this meeting, read Catching Fire (and watch the film too).

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Digital copies of the book are available on Hoopla.... more
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Digital copies of the book are available on Hoopla. Registration required. Instructions below.
Register

Wed, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Calm your body, mind, and spirit in this live ZOOM yoga class taught by Miss Jen, certified Yoga Instructor. Recommended for children up to 3rd grade.

Wed, Jul 15, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Stop by the Youth Services Department to take a tiny pet home with you at our Stuffed Animal Adoption event. While supplies last. Ages 8 and under.

Wed, Jul 15, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Board Room
The Board of Trustees meet at 6:30. To verify dates and times please call 440-871-2600.

Thu, Jul 16, 9:00am - 8:30pm
Stop by Youth Services to pick up your Teen Craft Kit anytime today, while supplies last.

Thu, Jul 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Facebook at 11:00 for our annual egg drop! If you are interested in participating, please see our July 8 program listing to register for your egg... more
Join us on Facebook at 11:00 for our annual egg drop! If you are interested in participating, please see our July 8 program listing to register for your egg drop kit.

Thu, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join us for a Zoom session to learn helpful strategies to use during stressful times. Discover ways to deal with anxiety and stress. Presented by Dr.... more
Join us for a Zoom session to learn helpful strategies to use during stressful times. Discover ways to deal with anxiety and stress. Presented by Dr. Yezzi-Shareef, Licensed Psychologist.
Register

Thu, Jul 16, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

Thu, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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 Thursday, July 9 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Jul 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Suma is at it again - see what scientific experiments she gets up to today!

Fri, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom
Join Got Science? and make an extendable wooden robot arm. This is a fun engineering project we will complete together on our ZOOM meeting. Grades 1-2.
Registration opens Friday, July 10 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Zoom
Join Miss Jamie on ZOOM for a live Lapsit Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions... more
Join Miss Jamie on ZOOM for a live Lapsit Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.
Registration opens Tuesday, July 14 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Jul 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Tue, Jul 21, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Zoom
Join Dr. Molly Merryman as she shares historical and cultural context to trans and other non-binary gender identities. Register

Wed, Jul 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent... more
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Wed, Jul 22, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Zoom
Join us a for live Preschool Storytime on ZOOM! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will... more
Join us a for live Preschool Storytime on ZOOM! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.
Registration opens Wednesday, July 15 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 23, All day
Adult-Virtual craft class requires internet, email, device to watch webinar. You need a glue stick & 1/4" single hole punch. Other materials provided.... more
Adult-Virtual craft class requires internet, email, device to watch webinar. You need a glue stick & 1/4" single hole punch. Other materials provided. Watch the webinar anytime after 7/23.
Registration opens Thursday, July 16 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for a Live Toddler Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be... more
Join us on ZOOM for a Live Toddler Storytime! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.
Registration opens Thursday, July 16 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Jul 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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.

The Westlake Porter Public Library building is OPEN for browsing. The drive-up window on the south side of the building is also open.

Additional services available during regular library hours include:

Go to the Westlake Porter Public Library Summer Library Challenge page

Summer Library Challenge: June 1-August 1

Read or listen to books, attend (virtual) programs & complete activities for a chance to earn prizes! For library lovers of all ages. Track your progress online and earn badges with Beanstack!

STEAM Week at Home: July 12-18, 2020

All ages are invited to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) concepts in a fun, hands-on way at home! Follow our live videos, blogs and more including the Annual Egg Drop.

Visit blog post Call for Submissions! LGBTQ+ Creative Writers

For WPPL’s Summer of Pride, we are accepting creative writing submissions from our LGBTQ+ community to compile a digital zine. If you are interested in submitting a piece of your work, visit this blog post for guidelines and a submission form.

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

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

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers