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Stand-up Comedy Workshop, Jun 2, 7pm

Photo of Jerry JaffeJoin the world's most highly educated stand-up comedian, Dr. Jerry Jaffe, for practical improvisation exercises that can be used to enhance your stand-up. Spontaneity, creativity, generating new material, and thinking on your feet will be some of the features covered in this workshop.

Tuesday, June 2
7:00-8:30 pm
Porter Room

Register online or call 440-250-5460 for more information.

Horror Film Club IV, Jun 3, 6:30pm

Cover of House of Wax DVDCome join the Horror Film Club for our next film screening. This month's movie stars Vincent Price as a brilliant artist, driven to madness by the destruction of his wax museum and all his creations. He was thought to have been killed in the fire that consumed his life's work, but when he suddenly returns, he starts producing figures that are macabre and disturbingly lifelike.

What's his secret? Come find out on Wednesday, June 3rd at 6:30 pm in the Craft Room. Register online or call the Popular Materials desk at (440) 250-5462.

Starz Ballroom Dancing, Jun 6, 2pm

Photo of Andy SlimakJoin the fun and learn a group dance with instructor Andy Slimak of Starz Ballroom!

Saturday, June 6
2:00 to 3:00 pm
Porter Room

Register online or call 440-250-5460 for more information. 

Andy is full Bronze certified and the Fred Astaire 2007 Rising Star Champion, 2009 Mixed/Novice Champion as well as 2009 Cleveland Dancing with the Stars Champion with celebrity partner Laurie Hovater (former DJ with 99.5 WGAR).

Recently Historic: Houses of the 1950s-1960s, Jun 16, 7pm

Explore more recently "historic" housing types including ranch and split level style houses with Margaret Lann of the Heritage Home Program of the Cleveland Restoration Society.  Her program will include placing these housing types in a historic context, examining their character defining features, and planning sensitive rehabilitation work.

Photo of mid-century modern glass home living room by highfithome via flickrTuesday, June 16
7:00-8:30 pm
Porter Room

Register online, call 440-871-2600 or stop by any public service desk.

Mid-century-Modern-Glass-Home-livingroom by highfithome is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.

Coffee With Linda, Jun 8, 6:30pm

Coffee with Linda Street graphicPlease join us Monday, June 8, 2015 6:30 pm-8:30 pm in the Dover Room for our third small group discussion with spiritual intuitive, channeler, teacher, and author, Linda Street. The topic will be connecting with the powers of the universe for the purposes of spiritual healing and growth.

Attendance will be limited to twenty participants; coffee and tea will be served. To register visit our online event calendar, call 440-250-2540, or ask at any public service desk.

Test Drive Special Needs Apps

Photo of WPPL's iPad loaded with special needs appsThe Westlake Porter Public Library now has an iPad filled with special needs apps. Parents and Educators can test drive apps to decide if they want to buy them. We have apps for communication such as Proloquo2Go as well as apps for helping children with learning disabilities including writing, reading and math apps. We even have apps that help build social skills and design sensory breaks.

To see the iPad, visit the Youth Services desk at WPPL. You can use it in one of our study rooms and even have your child "try it out."


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