The Library will begin reopening procedures starting the week of May 3. Curbside service and telephone reference will begin later that week, with an official start date to be announced. These services are the first part of a gradual plan to reopen the Library. For more details, visit our Coronavirus Precautions page.
Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance for lifelong learners and students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. Check our Databases and Subscriptions page for this service and more online learning.
In order to connect with our patrons during this time, we've restarted our blogs! Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for our Virtual How-To Fest during National Library Week. We'll continue to share info about books, movies, crafts, and much more in the future.
Connect with Westlake Porter Public Library on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter for live and streaming content such as storytimes, recommendations and more!
Downloads & Streaming for Kids
Hoopla offers streaming movies, television, music, eBooks, audiobooks, and comics!
The loan period for eBooks, comics and audiobooks is 21 days
The loan period for music albums is 7 days.
The loan period for videos (movies and television) is 3 days.
You can watch, listen or read up to 7 items per month. Note: WPPL has temporarily raised the limit of items per month to 50 in order to provide more content to patrons during the current coronavirus outbreak.
To get started, create your account on Hoopladigital.com. Choose the version for your operating system and browser.
You can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or the mobile app. Apps are also available for popular streaming platforms. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
Watch over 26,000 films on Kanopy! You can watch must-see classic film from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS or indulge in festival indie or world cinema sourced from award-winning filmmakers globally. Kanopy makes it easy to watch any time, to share and discuss films.
Kanopy Kids features a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that ranges across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favorites. Play credits are not required to play in Kanopy Kids. Enjoy unlimited plays in our curated collection for kids.
You can download eBooks for a range of eReaders, like the Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader or Barnes & Noble Nook and many others. We also offer audiobooks that will play on many devices. Apps—like the Libby app—are available for iPhone®, iPad®, Android, and more.
To use Overdrive, all you need is a valid library card.