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World at War Forum

Celebrity Veterans

2024-04-02 19:00:00 2024-04-02 20:30:00 America/New_York World at War Forum More than sixteen million Americans served during World War II. Most of them would return home to a normal life, but some would go on to become beloved celebrities after the war. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room

Tuesday, April 02
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-02 19:00:00 2024-04-02 20:30:00 America/New_York World at War Forum More than sixteen million Americans served during World War II. Most of them would return home to a normal life, but some would go on to become beloved celebrities after the war. Westlake Porter Public Library - Porter Room

More than sixteen million Americans served during World War II. Most of them would return home to a normal life, but some would go on to become beloved celebrities after the war.

Before They Were Famous: Celebrity Veterans of World War II 


More than sixteen million Americans served during World War II. Most of them would return home to a normal life, but some would go on to become beloved celebrities after the war. Join Eric Rivet, Chief Curator of the Western Reserve Historical Society, for an audience participation presentation on how some of Hollywood’s best-known celebrities served their country.

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, native Eric Rivet has worked in the museum field for 27 years. He spent more than a decade working on the historic naval ships USS Kidd in Louisiana and USS Slater in New York before becoming a curator of The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. Rivet became the Chief Curator of the Western Reserve Historical Society in 2015.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History and Genealogy | Education/Lifelong Learning |

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Westlake Porter Public Library

Phone: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

Upcoming events

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Mon, Apr 22, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, Apr 22, 9:00am - 9:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 9:00am - 9:00pm
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter Room

Tue, Apr 23, 9:30am - 9:50am
Storytime Room

Tue, Apr 23, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
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Tue, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room

Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Thu, Apr 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab

Thu, Apr 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1

Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

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Thu, Apr 25, 7:15pm - 8:45pm
New date Thursday, April 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Fri, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:15am
Storytime Room

Fri, Apr 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dover Room

Sat, Apr 27, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Makerspace

Sat, Apr 27, 10:30am - 11:00am

Sat, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Storytime Room

Sat, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Porter Room

Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room

Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Mon, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Registration opens Monday, April 22 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room

Tue, Apr 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Tuesday, April 23 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Tue, Apr 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room

Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Wednesday, April 24 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 02, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, April 25 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 02, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Thu, May 02, 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, April 25 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 04, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Lobby

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Technology Training Lab

Sat, May 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, May 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Saturday, April 27 2024 at 9:00am

Canceled
Sun, May 05, 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Sun, May 05, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Monday, April 29 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 06, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Monday, April 29 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 06, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Monday, April 29 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 06, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, May 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, May 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Tue, May 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab

Tue, May 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Makerspace
Registration opens Tuesday, April 30 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room

Thu, May 09, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Thursday, May 2 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Registration opens Thursday, May 2 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room

Fri, May 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Friday, May 3 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dover Room
Registration opens Saturday, May 4 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 11, 11:00am - 11:45am
Storytime Room
Registration opens Saturday, May 4 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, May 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, May 4 2024 at 9:00am

Sun, May 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Sunday, May 5 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 13, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, May 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room

Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, May 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab

Tue, May 14, 10:00am - 11:35am
Technology Training Lab
Registration opens Tuesday, May 7 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room,Zoom Programming 2

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Board Room

Wed, May 15, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room

Fri, May 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room

Fri, May 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Friends Pavilion,Porter Room

Sat, May 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime Room

Sat, May 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
Registration opens Thursday, May 9 2024 at 9:00am

Sun, May 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Storytime Room

Mon, May 20, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Registration opens Monday, May 13 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, May 20, 9:00am - 9:00pm

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dover Room

Mon, May 20, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room

Mon, May 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room

Tue, May 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Tuesday, May 14 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Registration opens Wednesday, May 1 2024 at 9:00am