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The library will be OPEN our regular hours, 9:00am-6:00pm, on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2016.





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Travel Club: Hawaii

Travel Na Pali Coast, Hawaii

Join us as Edith A. Rose guides us to four Islands from the beaches to the top of the volcanoes!

Thursday, October 27
in the Dover Room

Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

New 3D Printer Available!

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Westlake Porter Public Library is providing a new 3D printer for public use!

In order to use the printer, you'll need to take an orientation first. Learn library policies about using it, how to download a 3D-printable object, and how to prepare it for a great print!

The final class in October is on Thursday, October 27 at 3:00 pm  in the PC Lab. Please register online or call the library at 440-871-2600.

The Skinny on Diet Trends

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There are a multitude of diet plans and weight loss programs to choose from-- some sensible, some over the top, and a few potentially dangerous. This presentation will offer a librarian’s overview of popular diets/diet books, including a finding aid of related materials available in the library and online.

Thursday, October 27
in the Porter Room

Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

Upcoming Sales at the Book Nook!

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In celebration of Customer Appreciation Week and National Friends of Libraries Week, everything is half price in the Friends' Book Nook from October 16 through October 31! Stock up on reading, listening and watching material before the holiday travel season is upon us.

While you're in the Book Nook, sign up for a raffle to win a big box of snack goodies! The drawing will be on November 1, you do not need to be present to win.

Horror Film Club

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Join us Wednesday, November 2 at 6:30pm in the Dover Room as the Horror Film Club wanders into another chilling situation... if you dare!

This month, when their car breaks down in the middle of the Welsh countryside, a group of travelers seek shelter in the home of the mysterious Femm family, where all manner of horrors ensue.

Register online, call 440-250-5462 or stop by any public service desk to sign up. Children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult.

Unlocking Social Security

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Join us on Thursday, November 10 at 11:00am in the Dover Room to explore the answers to these questions and more:

  • Who is entitled to Social Security benefits
  • What to do to coordinate spousal benefits
  • When should I retire
  • Where to go for more help
  • How working while retired affects your benefits

Medicare basics will also be discussed. Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

International Education from the Westlake City Schools

International Baccalaureate logo reads: World School - Ecole du Monde - Colegio del MundoPlease join us on Monday, November 14 at 7:00pm in the Dover Room to learn how the Westlake City Schools are preparing children to make a positive contribution to the ever expanding global society. International Baccalaureate (IB) coordinators, teachers, parents, current and former students will describe the impact IB has made on their profession and lives and answer questions about their experiences.

Road to Wealth: How to Manage Your Financial Life: The Savings Plan

photo shows the double yellow line in the middle of a road disappearing into the distanceJoin us for the second of a three part program to learn how to better understand, manage and eventually invest your money.

Learn about setting goals, paying off debt, and funding emergency and "Sinking Funds". Get on the path to becoming a saver. Explore some of the "Uncomfortable Conversations" surrounding money.

Monday, November 14
in the Computer Training Lab

Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up. Bring a flash drive to save a personal assignment.


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