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Technology and Services

Technology Programs & Classes
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.

Mon, Oct 10, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Porter Room
Need a place to hang after school? Come to WPPL's Teen Lounge on Monday afternoons! Video games, board games, snacks and more!

Thu, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular... more
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.
Registration opens Thursday, October 6 2022 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room
Learn what you can use in-library or check out from WPPL's Non-Traditional Materials Collection to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD, cassettes to MP3, records to mp3, and more!

Mon, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab
In order to use the library's 3D printer, you'll need to take this orientation first.
Registration opens Monday, October 17 2022 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 25, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn the basics of the internet, using email, and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 18 2022 at 9:00am

Thu, Nov 03, 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.
Registration opens Thursday, October 27 2022 at 9:00am

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Register to vote in the November 8, 2022 midterm election by October 11. Apply to vote by mail (absentee) by November 5. Find more information at WPPL's Civic Corner or on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website

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Westlake Porter Public Library is excited to introduce Virtual Author Talks in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium. Join us online for 2-3 live presentations per month by best-selling authors and thought leaders.

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Introducing Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment—a new resource aimed at helping adults acquire the technology skills they need in today’s workplace. Learn more in this blog post or visit our Databases and Subscriptions page to get started.

The Wall Street Journal is available from WPPL on the Download & Stream page

Now available with your Westlake Porter Public Library card—The Wall Street Journal Online. Enjoy award-winning business journalism and unrivaled coverage of global markets, politics, world news, tech, arts and life, accessible anywhere.

Test Proctoring

Exam iconThe Westlake Porter Public Library offers test proctoring free of charge during the hours the library is open. Computers are available for online-based tests and individual study rooms are available for paper tests.

Contact Adult Services with your name, contact information, and desired testing date and time. Scheduling is based upon staff availability. Please allow enough time for correspondence with your institution to receive testing materials and instructions.

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Adults

adults in library

Adults

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Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

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Careers & Finance

business & careers

Careers & Finance

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Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

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Blogs & Newsletters

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Blogs & Newsletters