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October-November newsletter

The October-November issue of the library's Notes newsletter is in the mail.  For more timely delivery, you can sign up to get the e-newsletter.  You can also download the October-November issue as a PDF. 

The Ethnic History of Cleveland, 10/15, 7pm

David A. Bernatowicz, Associate Professor of History at Tri-C, will present a narrative history of the many ethnic groups that migrated to the Cleveland area from the early 19th to the 20th century. Included will be a discussion of the places where they worked, the neighborhoods they developed and the effect they had on the history of the City of Cleveland.

On October 15, from 7:00-8:30 pm in the Dover Room. Register here.

Library Closed: Oct 13

Westlake Porter Public Library will be closed on October 13, 2014, Columbus Day for staff training. You can visit our online catalog to place holds or renew materials-- no fines accrue that day.

Customer Appreciation Week - Oct. 5-11

You're Out of This World!

Come in and take your photo with an "astronaut," enjoy star cookies on us and attend some of the great programs listed below. We'll also choose a "Customer of the Day" each day of the week.

Emotional Intelligence, 10/22, 7pm

Kitty Brandal of Corporate Compass presents an insightful, fun and educational course to positively affect your overall well-being and professional success on Wednesday, October 22, 7-8:30 pm in the Dover Room.

WPPL offers! logoWPPL is excited to announce that we are offering access to!

The site has online video tutorials and training that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  

Join the new Chess Club

Image of a chess playerHone your chess skills (or learn how to play the game) through WPPL's new Chess Club. The club is recommended for kids ages 6+, but all ages are welcome to attend. If you have a chess set, please bring it along.

We'll meet every Sunday from 2-4pm, beginning September 7. Drop in - no registration required!

Make Summer Reading Better with libALERTS!

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Don't miss out on your favorite authors' latest titles this summer! Sign up for libALERTS and we will tell you when we order it! That means you can place holds immediately and get to read it sooner!

Getting started is easy. All you need to do is create an account on the libALERTS website and start subscribing!

On the How It Works page, you will find video tutorials and more information about this service.


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