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Learn About Maker Culture - technology & innovation: Sat., Aug. 23, 11-2pm

image of woman wearing Google Glass with logoThe popular maker movement is about people employing do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-with-others (DIWO) techniques and processes to develop unique technology products.

Join us on Saturday, August 23 between 11:00am and 2:00 pm in the Porter Room to learn about the Maker trend. Enjoy a gathering place for tools, projects, mentors and expertise that celebrates the Maker Movement so popular today.

Local innovators will be there to showcase new technologies and cool projects.

More foreign language books and DVDs


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WPPL has received a new bunch of foreign-language books, if you would like to read books in languages other than English.

Library Trustee Sought

A seat on the Porter Public Library Board of Trustees will be open as of December 31, 2014.
Trustees represent the community at large and their varied library interests. The only prerequisite for applicants is that they have an interest in public library issues and wish to become a public library advocate. The Board, the policy-making body of the library, is composed of seven members who serve overlapping seven-year terms.

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.

Hoopla Downloadable Video

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Enjoy downloadable movies, television and other videos from Hoopla! You can watch videos on your PC via a browser, or on your Android (4.0/Gingerbread) or iOS devices (iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch). (6.0). Hoopla can also be run on Kindle Fire HDX tablets using click on this link and then find the instructions under the "Kindle Fire" menu item.

  • The load period is 3 days.
  • You can watch 10 movies per month.

Reading Digital Magazines with Zinio!

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WPPL offers Zinio downloadable magazines! Zinio allows our users to instantly view magazines on any Internet-enabled device -- computer, e-reader, or other mobile device. There are Zinio apps available for the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and Blackberry Playbook for ease of use with those mobile devices. We have a collection of 79 popular titles, and each title allows unlimited multiple users.

To get started, everything you need to know is in our quick start guide. Just follow the steps!

You can find Zinio on our Downloadables page in the long term, or click here to get started!


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