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Love to Read and Talk About It?

If you're an avid reader and would like to discuss books with others, join one of our book discussion groups. Call the Ask Us desk for more information: (440) 250‑5462. Come join the fun!

Book & Author Events
Tue, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Dover Room
Copies of this book will be distributed at the March 10, 2020 meeting. After that meeting, extra copies will be available at the Circulation Desk.

Sat, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Porter Room
In honor of National Poetry Month, please join us for a poetry-writing workshop. Come learn how to find your poetic voice with our friends at Literary Cleveland.

Mon, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us by participating in a free verse poetry workshop!

Wed, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Join us the 4th Wednesday of each month.

Thu, Apr 23, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Study Room YS-Group
Charlie the cat is the Purrr-fect reading friend! Drop in and share a story with Charlie, a reading therapy cat. Come by and sign up for a 10-minute reading time with her!

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

This group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm: check the event calendar for our next meeting. Books are available at the Circulation Desk and new members are always welcome. 

  • 2020
    • February 11, 2020: Inheritance: a memoir of genealogy, paternity and love by Dani Shapiro
    • March 10, 2020: Good Kids, Bad City by Kyle Swenson
    • April 14, 2020: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
    • May 12, 2020: The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough
    • June 9, 2020: The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson
    • July 14, 2020: Finding Dorothy by Elizabeth Letts
    • August 11, 2020: The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
    • September 8, 2020: Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
    • October 13, 2020: Beloved by Toni Morrison
    • November 10, 2020: The Reckoning by John Grisham
    • December 8, 2020: The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Our Wednesday afternoon group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 2:00pm: check the event calendar for our next meeting. Books are available at the Circulation Desk and new members are always welcome. 

  • 2020
    • January 22 - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
    • February 26 - Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
    • March 25 - The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
    • April 22 - My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
    • May 27 - Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
    • June 24 - The Guest Book by Sarah Blake
    • July 22 - Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes
    • August 26 - The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
    • September 23 - Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan
    • October 28 - Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
    • November 18 - The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Porter Book Pub logo mug of beer and bookPorter Book Pub

Books are on tap with Porter Public Library!

We meet at the Ironwood Cafe, 688 Dover Center Rd in Westlake in the Front Room or at nearby tables. Please, no outside food or drink.

Check the event calendar for our next meeting. EBooks and eAudiobooks are available through Hoopla Digital.

 
Next Chapter Book Club

WPPL hosts the Next Chapter Book Club! NCBC is an opportunity for adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities to make friends, enjoy books and have fun on a regular basis.

Club spots are limited and if you are interested in joining a club, or if you are interested in helping us provide NCBC to the community by facilitating a club, please contact the Special Needs Resource Librarian at 440-250-5471 for information.

Book Club In a Bag

Bag and books for Book Club In a BagWe also have Book Club in a Bag sets that you can check out for your own book discussion group. To help book clubs thrive, we offer sets of pre-selected fiction and nonfiction books available for a six-week loan period.

The sets contain several copies of "discuss-able" titles re-purposed from our collections and include questions and other supplemental materials to enrich your discussion. You can request a Book Club in a Bag through the Ask Us desk or by placing a hold in the online catalog.

We have bags especially for Children, Teens, Adults and Large Print.