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Teen Advisory Board Meeting

Teen RSS Feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Are you interested in helping out the library? Do you have good ideas about how to make the library better? In TAB teens have all the say! We'll talk about books, programs, and so much more! Pick up your application at the Youth Services Desk! Best of all, being part of this group will count toward any community service hours you might need!

Mad 4 Manga

Teen RSS Feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Do you love Manga, Anime, or Japanese culture? If you do, this club is for you! Each month we watch a different Anime series, talk about our favorite Manga. Sometimes we even throw in some crafts, trivia, or Japanese treats just for fun!

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of Shanghai Girls by Lisa See.

Small Busine$$ Lunch & Learn

Investors Interest Group Meetings - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Where is the money going? Discussion will focus on financial management for your small business. Learn how to calculate your start-up costs, perform cash flow projection, and manage your business funds. Bring your lunch; coffee provided.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, July 09, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is The Universe Within: Discovering the Common History of Rocks, Planets, and People by Neil Shubin.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of The All-Girl Filling Station by Fannie Flagg.

Friends' Sunday Sounds "Luck o' the Irish"

Friends Feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

A light-hearted collection of songs, stories, wit and wisdom of the Irish.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain by Gregory Berns.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Come join us for a discussion of Chestnut Street by Maeve Binchey.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of The Tilted World by Tom Franklin.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story by Qais Akbar Omar.

Wednesday Afternoon Book Group

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Join us for a discussion of Flight of the Sparrow: a novel of early America by Amy Belding Brown.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Book Discussion feed - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 11:38pm
When: Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses" by Daniel Chamovitz.

Weird(er) Science

Today at WPPL - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 3:22pm
When: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Where: Craft Room

Learn science while having fun! Our interactive after-school science program for middle school students teaches fundamental principles in an entertaining format. Students will participate in hands-on experiments that they can reproduce at home.

Westlake mom wants high school to reconsider gender-segregation at graduation

Westlake Headlines - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:50pm

On Westlake High School's graduation day each June, students sit in stark separation: boys on one side of the arena, wearing dark green robes, girls on the other side in pearly white. The practice seems dated in an era of gender equality, and poses troubling questions for transgender students still working out their identity, Westlake mom Christie Wiedt said.

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Kindlegarten Elab

Today at WPPL - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:21pm
When: Friday, February 27, 2015 - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Sign up for Kindlegarten! Learn how to download ebooks to your Kindle and some other basic techniques. Call the Popular Materials desk to sign up for this elab.