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Martin Luther King, Jr. monument in Washington, DCThe library will be OPEN our regular hours on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, 2019.


Investors' Interest Group: The Economy in 2019

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What It Means For Your Portfolio

Former U.S. Department of the Treasury senior economist Dr. Kevin Jacques examines what to expect for the U.S. economy in 2019.

Join us Monday, January 21 from 7:00-8:30 PM for a discussion of Federal Reserve interest rate policy, inflation, economic growth, and the political economy, with an eye toward the implications for individual investor stock and bond portfolios.

Aging in Place ... On a Budget!

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Join us Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 11 AM-12 PM to learn about accessibility basics in various areas of the home and solutions that help increase safety and efficiency.

Please register online, call 440-250-5462, or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

NEA Big Read Kick-off with Claudia Rankine: Live Stream

Join us for a live stream of the NEA Big Read Kick-off Event with the poet Claudia Rankine on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 7:00 PM. She will be discussing her powerful, award-winning book Citizen: An American Lyric with Ohio Poet Laureate, Dave Lucas.

Photo of Claudia Rankine taken by John LucasCover of Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Photo of Claudia Rankine by Abremmer [GFDL or CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Growing Up Cleveland--Barnaby, Captain Penny & Ghoulardi

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Baby boomers raised in Cleveland grew up with a variety of unique children's television hosts— including the lovable Barnaby, the affable Captain Penny and the outrageous Ghoulardi.

Relive the early days of Cleveland television on Tuesday, January 29, from 7:00-8:30 PM. Register online, call 440-250-5462, or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

Adult Winter Reading 2019

Reading in a Winter Wonderland January 6-February 2, 2019

We're reading in a winter wonderland!

For every book you read between January 6 and February 2, 2019, complete an entry for a chance to win one of our four weekly prizes. Entries can be completed online at Beanstack or at the Ask Us and Circulation Desks.

You can read as many or as few books as you would like between those two dates. This program is open to adults 18 and over only.

Come to the Friends' Annual Book Sale!

Image of Porter J. Mouse with all of the books he bought from the Friends' Annual Sale!The 2019 Annual Book Sale

Friends' Preview Night
Wednesday, February 6, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Only for Members of Friends – Memberships Available at the Door!

Regular Sale Days
Thursday, February 7, 9:30am-8:00pm
Friday, February
8, 9:30am-5:00pm

Half-Price Sale
Saturday, February
9, 9:30am-3:00pm

$2 Bag Sale
Sunday, February 10, 1:15pm-4:00pm

Special priced books will not be available at the Bag Sale. Friends will supply the bags.

Three Rooms Filled With Books!

Changes to Hoopla Digital

Due to the per download cost charged by Hoopla to provide eBooks, streaming and downloadable audiobooks, comic books, TV shows and movies, we are adjusting the monthly check-out cap to 7 per month. This will ensure that all patrons can continue to access Hoopla resources through WPPL for the entire year.

Introducing the Sensory Break Box!

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WPPL is excited to share with you our new Sensory Break Box!

The box contains a few tools such as noise-canceling headphones, a wobble seat, a weighted pad, foam roller, fidget toys and bubble timers that may be used by any patron in the building to help ensure a successful visit to the library.

Community Partner of the Year Award

Blue ribbon award imageWPPL was recently awarded a Community Partner of the Year Award by the United Cerebral Palsy Center of Greater Cleveland. The award recognizes an individual or organization that has excelled in partnering with a member of the Ohio Provider Resource Association.

Introducing Creativebug!

Creativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Now your WPPL library card gives you access to more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists!

Check out this guide to Accessing Creativebug or click here to get started right away.

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