WPPL Calendar of Events

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Investors' Interest Group: K.I.S.S. System of Investing & Managing Your Savings

Let seasoned investor and AAII (American Association of Individual Investors) Cleveland Chapter President, Chuck Evans, show you his simple system of investing and managing your savings. He will examine investing in a portfolio view and how he arrived at choosing this methodology. No advanced degree is required to implement his ideas successfully and handle these tasks yourself.

Monday, February 20
in the Porter Room

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

Small Busine$$ Lunch & Learn: Funding Your Non-Profit

Small Business Lunch and Learn

Are there grants available to finance your non-profit business? Learn how to search for grant opportunities, assess whether you meet the eligibility requirements and how to approach writing an application.

Thursday, February 23
in the Porter Room

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

Donuts with Dave

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Questions, comments or concerns about our state government? Join State Representative Dave Greenspan for coffee, donuts, and an opportunity for a one-on-one conversation about how Dave can better serve you!

Saturday, February 25
in the Dover Room

All constituents are welcome, no appointment necessary!

Sunday Sounds: Red Light Roxy SOLD OUT!

We have reached the limit of 50 people signed up for this program!

The Friends of WPPL present a very special Sunday Sounds Luncheon and Performance by Red Light Roxy on Sunday, February 26 at 1:30pm in the Porter Room.

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Red Light Roxy is a professional band from Cleveland, Ohio that plays an upbeat mix of jazz, jump blues, swing, boogie-woogie and a dash of old-school R&B, including familiar songs made famous by such legendary performers as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles.

Love Reading! Adult Winter Reading Program 2017

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The 2017 Winter Reading Program for Adults begins Sunday, January 29 and continues until Saturday, February 25. Join anytime while the program is going on and read at your own pace.

  • Read/listen to any book. You may read fiction, non-fiction, ebooks, on the computer, listen to an audiobook or downloadable recorded book, or a Playaway.
  • Count any reading you have done during the program dates.
  • Fill out an entry form either online or at the library for each book you read.

There will be weekly prize drawings from all entries.

Adult Coloring

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Looking to reduce your stress and anxiety while increasing your mindfulness? Come color with us! We'll provide coloring pages, colored pencils, and cookies. Open to adults 18 and over.

Monday, February 27
in the Dover Room

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

Horror Film Club

Bedlam starring Boris Karloff with Anna Lee

Are you scared yet? The Horror Film Club invites you to join us Wednesday, March 1st at 6:30pm in the Dover Room for our next creepy classic from the Vault... if you dare!

In our next film, a beautiful young woman attempts to bring reform to the notorious Bedlam Asylum. However, her efforts attract the attention of the cruel Master Simms, who runs Bedlam, and who has her admitted as a patient in order to silence her. Starring Boris Karloff and Anna Lee.

Register online, call 440-250-5462 or stop by any public service desk to sign up. New members are always welcome, but children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult.

Drug & Alcohol Awareness: How the Birds Stop Singing

Cover of How the Birds Stop Singing by Jamile Wakim Fleming MDDr. Jamile Wakim Fleming will discuss her book How the Birds Stop Singing, her firsthand account of the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Dr. Fleming's book was written with the goal of helping teens refrain from using any form of addictive substance. The program is open to teens and adults.

Tuesday, March 7
in the Porter Room

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

Distribution of Ohio Tax Forms Ending

In recent years the Ohio Department of Taxation has found that only 10% of printed personal income tax returns end up being filed with the state of Ohio. To eliminate this waste of paper, they are ending bulk distributions. Income Tax Instruction booklets, however, will continue to be sent to public libraries.

Please note that forms can still be obtained by:

Playaway Launchpad Tablets for Kids Are Available Now!

Playaway Launchpad

On January 9th, WPPL began lending Playaway Launchpads: touchscreen tablets designed for young children that come pre-loaded with fun apps.

The Launchpads will be available to check out for 7 days with no renewals, one per library card. You can find them in the Children’s AV area.


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