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Welcome to Westlake Porter Public Library!

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

Sign Up for a Library Card

Use this online form to sign up for a new library card account.

  • A valid email address is required to use the online application.

  • Your card number will work immediately with all of our digital platforms. You will have access to eBooks, digital media, and other online resources. Read about them on our Download & Stream page and our Databases & Subscriptions page, and visit us on social media for announcements. Some library vendors are enhancing services to help those who are staying at home, so check Facebook and Twitter for announcements.

  • Card numbers issued online will remain active for several weeks.

  • In order to check out physical materials like books, DVDs, or video games, you will need to bring in a valid photo ID with your current address to convert your account to access our full complement of services. If your photo ID does not show your current address please bring along a piece of mail, a check, or another item that shows your current address.

  • Face coverings are required for those entering the library building. If you cannot wear a face covering or do not want to enter the library, registration may be completed at the drive-up window under current coronavirus precautions. 

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145
Tel: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

desktop computer iconThe library building is open for computer use by appointment during regular library hours. Call 440-871-2600 to schedule a time to use a computer.

laptop, tablet and phone with headphones

Have you checked out our downloadable and streaming services yet? We also subscribe to databases and websites that provide remote learning. Many services are adjusting their restrictions to provide WPPL cardholders with more content and features.

Photo of phone with app and library materials

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, wherever you use your smartphone or tablet.

Non-Traditional Materials picturing ukulele, film and DVD converters, drum machine and boom box

New at your library! WPPL now has a collection of musical instruments, digital converters, and other non-traditional materials to lend to our cardholders. Learn more here