2018 Summer Reading Program June 1-August 1

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Photo of a US FlagThe library will be CLOSED Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

The parking lot and book drop will be inaccessible during that time while the surface is resealed.


Come Join the Parade!

We invite you to walk with us in Westlake's Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 28 at 9:15am.

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Participants in the 1.1 mile walk will receive a free WPPL t-shirt (while supplies last), courtesy of the Friends of Westlake Porter Public Library. Please register online to receive your T-shirt.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

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Join us on Thursday, May 31 from 4:00-7:00 pm for a party to celebrate the start of Summer Reading! We'll have food, activities, and live music from the Paulo Costa Trio! We'll also have staff-run stations where you can register for Summer Reading and receive a sign-up prize (while supplies last).

Medicare 101

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Are you eligible for Medicare? An Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) Community Liaison will explain your Medicare benefits and options on Tuesday, June 12 from 1:00-2:30pm.

Learn about Original Medicare Parts A, B & D, secondary insurance (Medigap), and Medicare Advantage plan options (Part C) at this informative presentation from the Ohio Department of Insurance. Questions will be answered at the end of the presentation.

Weiss Ratings Medigap Report Workshop

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Weiss Ratings, a source for independent, unbiased financial strength ratings of insurance companies, offers a personalized Medigap Report with step-by-step guidance on how to select the best and most affordable Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan for your needs.

Attend this open lab session on Tuesday, June 12 from 3:00-4:00 pm to learn about this valuable tool and generate your report.

Ohio Author Project Contest

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Ohio Author Project, in partnership with Library Journal and SELF-e, wants to find the best self-published book in the state of Ohio!

This year's contest kicked off on April 1, 2018, and submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2018. Submit your work to indieauthorproject.librariesshare.com/ohio.

Meet Libby from OverDrive!

Meet Libby the one-tap reading app from your library

Meet Libby, a new app built with heart for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your library. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed by our friends at OverDrive to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible.

Thank You, Westlake!

Thank you, Westlake, for voting YES on Issue 6, the Library's renewal levy!

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SearchOhio and OhioLINK Grow

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Westlake Porter Public Library patrons will now have access to an additional 2.5 million items through SearchOhio and OhioLINK.

Clark County Public Library and the Central Library Consortium, made up of the Columbus Metropolitan Library System and 13 other Columbus-area libraries, have joined SearchOhio/OhioLINK.

Qello Concerts

Qello Concerts: Full-Length Concerts and Music DocumentariesIntroducing Qello Concerts: the only place to watch over 1700 of the most amazing live moments in music!

It is the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand. With new releases every week, Qello concerts spans over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country. Log in at the library, on multiple devices or at home on your big screen, with Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Sony, and more.

New Mobile WiFi Hotspots at WPPL!

New Mobile WiFi Hotspot

Introducing mobile WiFi Hotspots available for checkout from your library!

Mobile Hotspots provide Internet access for up to ten smartphones, tablets, and devices through the Sprint cellular network, making it handy for traveling with your family, friends, or teammates. Adults with a valid WPPL library card in good standing are eligible to check out a mobile Hotspot.

For more information about this new service or to check out a mobile Hotspot, stop by the Ask Us Desk or find it in our catalog.

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