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OneClickdigital Audiobooks

Download Recorded Books Audiobooks Here!

OneClickdigital by Recorded Books is a new source of downloadable audiobooks available at Westlake Porter Public Library.  After a quick one-time account set-up process on WPPL's customized OneClickdigital website, you can checkout and download audiobooks from Recorded Books, including exclusive content from authors like Diana Gabaldon.  There are also apps available for Android, Kindle Fire, iPhone and iPad.

Request for Proposals for Coffee Shop or Cafe

The Westlake Porter Public Library is soliciting proposals for an operator to manage a Public Café Concession, to be located in this space.

Image of the Cafe sign at WPPLRFP packets may be downloaded as a PDF here or requested from:

Administrative Offices
Westlake Porter Public Library
27333 Center Ridge Rd.
Westlake, OH 44145


Proposals will be due by April 29, 2015 at 12:00 pm.

Prospective operators/proposers must attend a pre-proposal meeting on April 15, 2015 at 10:00 am.

Database Spotlight: Value Line

Periodically, we like to highlight some of the valuable resources available online through Westlake Porter Public Library.

Screen shot of the Value Line databaseWhether you're a beginning investor or a veteran looking for high-impact ideas, Value Line can position you for financial success quickly and easily. The uncontested authority in reliable, unbiased information, Value Line puts you in the driver's seat with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies. From the latest data, sophisticated tools and proven ranks to expert analysis and guidance, Value Line gives you the power to evaluate investments with confidence.

Celebrate Playhouse Square, Mar 5, 7pm

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George McNulty from the Playhouse Square Speakers Bureau is coming to WPPL on Thursday, March 5 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm to share the history of the Playhouse. He will also feature current information about the Cleveland theater district and show glimpses of the Dazzle on the Square.

Learn about the differences between professional theater and local theater. Please don't miss the wonderful program!  Register online or call 440-250-5462.

The World According to Humphrey, Mar 14, 10am

Cover of The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. BirneyJoin us when we read aloud from Hilliard Elementary's One School, One Book selection, The World According to Humphrey on Saturday, March 14 at 10:00 am

Hilliard Elementary School One School, One Book 2015If you are a student at Hilliard Elementary, stop by our Youth Services department to hear a chapter and see if you can find Humphrey!


Friends Sunday Sounds: Luck o' the Irish, Mar 15, 2pm

Sunday in the Park leprechaun logoThe Luck o' the Irish with Sunday in the Park

Join us on March 15 at 2:00 pm in the Porter Room and celebrate the Luck o’ the Irish with the local musical duo Sunday in the Park (Christopher Ellicott, guitar & Karen Ellicott, clarinet and voice). The whole family will enjoy this light-hearted program featuring the songs, stories, wit, and wisdom of the Irish. You might even have a chance to sing along!

Refreshments will be served following the performance.

Beginning Beekeeping, Mar 23, 7pm

Join us to learn the basics to get you started as a beginning beekeeper. You will learn how to set up your hive, how to move the bees into their home and how to feed them.

Photo of a honeybee on a purple flowerMonday, March 23, 2015
Porter Room

Register online or call 440-250-5462.

Author Visit: Looking for Lizzie, Mar 24, 7pm

Cover of Looking for LizzieA closely-held family secret, hinted at long ago, leads an amateur genealogist to uncover a late-19th-century scandal centered on her 2nd great-grandmother.

Join us on Tuesday, March 24 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Porter Room for a book signing and riveting presentation by local Westlake author Debra Lape of her book Looking for Lizzie: The True Story of an Ohio Madam, Her Sporting Life, and Hidden Legacy

Register online or call 440-250-5460.  Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the program.

Where Are My Federal Tax Forms?

In the past you could always count on the library having plenty of federal tax forms and booklets available during the height of tax season. We are part of the IRS’ Library Program, which provides the forms and booklets to libraries across the nation. Boxes from the IRS usually begin arriving in late December, and we put them out for you right after New Year’s Day.


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