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Featured Programs & Events
Sun, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for this American Girl Doll Club - Fall Fun program! Ages 6-10.

Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a Halloween craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last.

Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Stop by the Youth Services Department beginning October 26 for some fun Halloween crafts! While supplies last.

Mon, Oct 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Stop by Youth Services for a Musical Instruments Kit! Kits are available beginning Monday, October 26. While supplies last. Ages 2-6.

Mon, Oct 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Let's mix it up with some fun fall activities and crafts you can make at home! Ages 4-6.

Tue, Oct 27, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after October 27! Each bag will contain 4 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club... more
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after October 27! Each bag will contain 4 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club blog. Ages 4-6 While supplies last.

Tue, Oct 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Tue, Oct 27, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom as filmmaker and prolific horror analyst and theorist BJ Colangelo dives into the rainbow roots of horror films.Register

Wed, Oct 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Third part of our series on the history of LGBTQ inclusion in film.

Wed, Oct 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom
In this beginner class, students will learn the sign language alphabet, how to meet and greet people and the basics of communicating with the deaf.
This event is full

Wed, Oct 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
A bi-weekly meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Wed, Oct 28, 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.

Wed, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom for an evening of scary stories! Get into the Halloween spirit with some classic chillers (and some laughs, too!) Presented by Sara... more
Join us on Zoom for an evening of scary stories! Get into the Halloween spirit with some classic chillers (and some laughs, too!) Presented by Sara Showman of the Largely Literary Theater Company
Register

Thu, Oct 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Oct 29, 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 via Zoom.

Thu, Oct 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
Work on your Reflections Art Competition piece together on this calming ZOOM creation session as we create art together and work on our projects!

Fri, Oct 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Calm your body, mind, and spirit in this live ZOOM yoga class taught by Ms. Jen, certified Yoga Instructor. Recommended for kids and their families.

Sun, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Research shows that expressing gratitude has many physical and mental benefits. Pick up a gratitude journal kit, view the gratitude journal blog and start... more
Research shows that expressing gratitude has many physical and mental benefits. Pick up a gratitude journal kit, view the gratitude journal blog and start practicing an attitude of gratitude!
Registration opens Sunday, October 25 2020 at 9:00am

Sun, Nov 01, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
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.

Mon, Nov 02, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last.

Mon, Nov 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a writing tutorial series to support your NaNoWriMo month writing goals.

Tue, Nov 03, 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, October 27 2020 at 9:00am

Wed, Nov 04, 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. Ages 2-6.

Wed, Nov 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom
In this beginner class, students will learn the sign language alphabet, how to meet and greet people and the basics of communicating with the deaf.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 04, 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.

Thu, Nov 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Thu, Nov 05, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room
Please give blood from 1-7 p.m. in the Porter Room.

Fri, Nov 06, All day
Join Got Science? and learn about Newton's Law of Motion.  Got Science? kits will be available beginning November 6. You will need a kit to participate in... more
Join Got Science? and learn about Newton's Law of Motion.  Got Science? kits will be available beginning November 6. You will need a kit to participate in the program.  Grades 1-2.
Registration opens Friday, October 30 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Nov 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Have you ever wondered if all those kitchen hacks work? Miss Cathy and Miss Natalie will be testing some popular kitchen hacks on Library at 11.

Mon, Nov 09, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up supplies and directions to create a pair of silver-plated fall leaf Earrings using metal leaves with a hanging bead. Pick-up November 9 - 16. No... more
Pick up supplies and directions to create a pair of silver-plated fall leaf Earrings using metal leaves with a hanging bead. Pick-up November 9 - 16. No video or on-line program.
Registration opens Monday, November 2 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Nov 09, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last.

Mon, Nov 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a writing tutorial series to support your NaNoWriMo month writing goals.

Tue, Nov 10, 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, November 3 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Nov 10, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join us via Zoom to sharpen your pencils and your writing skills.Register

Tue, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
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, Nov 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media for a virtual tour of WPPL's Storywalk at the Westlake Rec Center.

Wed, Nov 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
An online meet up for writers in grades 7-12.  

Wed, Nov 11, 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.
Registration opens Wednesday, November 4 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Nov 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Thu, Nov 12, 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.

Thu, Nov 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
Calm your body, mind, and spirit in this live ZOOM yoga class taught by Ms. Jen, certified Yoga Instructor. Recommended for kids and their families!
Registration opens Thursday, November 5 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Nov 13, 9:00am - 6:00pm
"Choose Kindness" Join us in celebrating World Kindness Day. Beginning November 13, stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up a bag of assorted... more
"Choose Kindness" Join us in celebrating World Kindness Day. Beginning November 13, stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up a bag of assorted crafts. While supplies last.

Fri, Nov 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM and explore Newton's Law of Motion by conducting simple experiments. Grades 1-2.

Sat, Nov 14, All day
Are you up for the Mystery STEAM Bag Challenge? Pick up your Mystery STEAM Supplies at the YS desk starting November 14 . Grades 1&2.
Registration opens Saturday, November 7 2020 at 9:00am

Sat, Nov 14, 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, November 7 2020 at 9:00am

Canceled
Sat, Nov 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come join the fun making a Winter Holiday Wreath. All Materials Provided. 18+ registration required

go to One Community Reads website

Your nine local library systems invite you to participate in Northeast Ohio’s largest book club, One Community Reads: Racial Equity in America, through December 2020. The program will allow readers to learn about and reflect on race, history, and a more just future locally and nationally.

Learn more about mobile printing

No printer at home? No problem! Same-day computer print jobs can be picked up from our drive-up Pick-Up Window. Follow the instructions on our Mobile Printing page to submit your print job then call the library at 440-871-2600 to arrange a time for pick-up.

Connect to WPPL's blog site

Connect with WPPL from home with our blogs and newsletters! Whether you prefer to get print or email, to binge on blog posts or learn about the latest books by your favorite author, we're ready to connect. Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for fun and interesting posts by library staff, sign up for an Online Book Club, or read about our new books or eBooks.

Photo of phone with app and library materials

Explore WPPL's new mobile app for Apple and Android devices! This mobile version of the library gives you instant access to search the catalog, renew checkouts, place holds, and more, wherever you use your smartphone or tablet.

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kids at storytime

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Special Needs

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

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Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

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Technology & Services

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Careers & Finance

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