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Featured Programs & Events
Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn how to turn on a computer, use a mouse, go online, and access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Porter Room
A teacher from Quill Pottery of Bay Village and a Facilitator from Cuyahoga Board DD will lead participants in making unique pottery in a hands-on workshop.... more
A teacher from Quill Pottery of Bay Village and a Facilitator from Cuyahoga Board DD will lead participants in making unique pottery in a hands-on workshop. Register each adult separately, please.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest military campaign of WW2, lasting from 1939 to 1945. Local History librarian Chad Statler discusses this... more
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest military campaign of WW2, lasting from 1939 to 1945. Local History librarian Chad Statler discusses this important battle.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader... more
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Register

Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Paul Landis was a Secret Service agent attached to Mrs. Kennedy's detail on that fateful day in November 1963. Paul joins us to discuss his new book and... more
Paul Landis was a Secret Service agent attached to Mrs. Kennedy's detail on that fateful day in November 1963. Paul joins us to discuss his new book and what he saw that day in Dallas.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
The Super Readers Program is designed to increase vocabulary, fluency, and sight words while using a Marvel and DC comics theme while incorporating art,... more
The Super Readers Program is designed to increase vocabulary, fluency, and sight words while using a Marvel and DC comics theme while incorporating art, poetry, creative writing and more! Grades 1-3.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Porter Room
Curious about the month of Ramadan and how millions of people fast for thirty days?

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.
Registration opens Tuesday, March 5 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room
Learn how to have success with seed starting in Northeast Ohio with a demonstration by the Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
Join us as we chat with master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his return to the World of... more
Join us as we chat with master storyteller and internationally bestselling author Christopher Paolini about his return to the World of Eragon with Murtagh, a stunning continuation of the epic fantasy.
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Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
The Thursday Night Group meets odd months only - January, March, May, July, September & November on the second Thursday evening. Participants can obtain a... more
The Thursday Night Group meets odd months only - January, March, May, July, September & November on the second Thursday evening. Participants can obtain a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Mon, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Will You Have Enough Income at Retirement?

Mon, Mar 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Frustrated with cable? Let us help you sort through the alternatives available.

Tue, Mar 19, All day
Westlake Porter Public Library will be giving out eclipse glasses for the upcoming Solar Eclipse on April 8. Glasses pickup begins March 26.... more
Westlake Porter Public Library will be giving out eclipse glasses for the upcoming Solar Eclipse on April 8. Glasses pickup begins March 26. Pre-registration required. Valid e-mail address required.
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Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Storytime Room
It's eclipse time! In preparation for the total solar eclipse on April 8, we will learn about the eclipse and discover the power of our nearest star. Ages... more
It's eclipse time! In preparation for the total solar eclipse on April 8, we will learn about the eclipse and discover the power of our nearest star. Ages 5-9.
Registration opens Tuesday, March 12 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Mar 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
The extravagance of Euclid Avenue's opulent properties have attracted the imagination and fascination of Clevelanders for years. Join local author Alan... more
The extravagance of Euclid Avenue's opulent properties have attracted the imagination and fascination of Clevelanders for years. Join local author Alan Dutka as he talks about this iconic street.

Wed, Mar 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room
Not enough buzz in your garden? Bring your garden to life! Join the Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County for a presentation on gardening in Northeast Ohio.

Eclipse glasses available at WPPL

Ohio will be experiencing a Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024! Solar eclipse glasses allow you to safely view the sun during an eclipse. Registration for glasses is required and ends March 19 or while supplies last.

potted plant and thank you note

To show our appreciation during National Library Week, we will give away a gift bag every day from April 7-13, 2024. Enter your name online or in person for a chance to be the Patron of the Day! One entry form per patron per day. Last day to enter is March 22.

Civic Corner at WPPL

WPPL's Civic Corner currently features information relating to the March 19, 2024, Presidential primary election. Voter Registration and Vote-by-Mail applications and Early In-Person voting details can also be found at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website.

display of tax forms and instructions at Westlake Library

Tax forms and instructions for Federal, State of Ohio, and RITA are available in limited supply near the Ask Us desk at the library. Find links to more information about this tax season on our Tax Information page.

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

DISABILITY RESOURCES

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Disability Resources

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

Learn about the Friends and Foundation organizations

Friends & Foundation

Learn about the Friends and Foundation organizations

Friends & Foundation

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