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Readers and Writers

Book & Author Events
Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
A great club for anime and manga lovers! All otaku and newbies welcome! No registration required. Grades 7 - adult welcome.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online. Streamed live.Register

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Join us online. Streamed live.Register

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

Wed, Jul 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Join us in person for an hour of creative writing prompts to inspire you to start and keep writing. Creativity is more than putting pen to paper. It's about breaking away and trying something new!

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Virtually step inside one of the greatest international achievements with a behind-the-scenes guide to space exploration with Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum curator Dr. Jennifer Levasseur. Register

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab
From the internationally bestselling author of "One Day," one of the most enduring love stories of its generation, comes an uplifting and unputdownable love story about second chances.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room,Zoom Programming 2
This meeting will be held IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person, can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration begins July 9.

Thu, Aug 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Join us for this LIVE author talk by Irena Smith, PhD to hear about constructive and healthy ways to approach the college application process, for both parents and teens.Register

Go to the Westlake Porter Public Library Summer Library Challenge page

Summer Library Challenge: June 1-August 1

Read or listen to books and complete activities for a chance to earn prizes! For library lovers of all ages. Register and track your reading online with Beanstack or visit our Ask Us or Youth Services desks to register in person.

New mobile app

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, using your smartphone or tablet.

Cuyahoga Reads logo over adult and 2 children reading together

All of the library systems in Cuyahoga County are teaming up to fight learning loss! Cuyahoga Reads is a program designed to help families make reading a priority through fun programs and reading challenges, like the Westlake Reads Challenge that's now available on Beanstack.

Connect to WPPL's blog site

Connect with WPPL on 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.

Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for info about books, movies, crafts, and much more! There's something to interest everyone.

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Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

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Adults

adults in library

Adults

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Outreach & Homebound

Kris delivers in the library van

Outreach & Homebound

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Language Resources

foreign language resources

Language Resources

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Blogs & Newsletters

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Blogs & Newsletters