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27333 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH

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In order to widen Center Ridge Road, the City of Westlake will be working in front of the library in the coming months. Use the Dover Center entrance when the Center Ridge entrance is closed due to the work.

Ship's mast against the skyThe library will be CLOSED Columbus Day, Monday, October 8, 2018 for Staff Training.


New Maker Kits Available for Checkout!

New Maker Kits from Lakeshore Learning are ready for check out and located across from the Ask Us desk. Creative fun for all ages! Check one out today.

Health and Wellness Fair

Learn how to stay healthy at any age at WPPL's Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, September 22 from 1:00-4:00 pm. Attend a program, visit with local organizations, get a screening, and grab a healthy snack from Trader Joe's.

Don't forget to enter to WIN a free 30-day membership to the West Shore Family YMCA or a Fitbit fitness tracker!

Westlake Candidates' Night


The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a candidates' night, open to the public, on Tuesday, September 25 from 7:00-8:30 PM. Candidates on the November 2018 ballot for Ohio Congressional District 16, Ohio House District 16, and Cuyahoga County Council District 1 have been invited to present timed speeches based on written audience questions offered by a League moderator.

Citizens attending will also be able to register to vote, to update their voter registration and/or to apply for mail-in ballots at this meeting.

Incredible Things to Do at Your Library!

Get a Library Card and check out something Incredible!

In honor of National Library Card Sign-up Month, here are a few things you can do at your Westlake Porter Public Library!

Some of these require you to have a library card. If you don't have one, get yours today and check out something INCREDIBLE!

WPPL Is Phasing Out cloudLibrary

The cloudLibrary eBook and eAudiobook platform and app will no longer be supported by Westlake Porter Public Library as of September 30, 2018. After that, Westlake patrons will be able to find all titles that were previously available via the cloudLibrary in our OverDrive collection.

Researching Your Roots

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Learn about Ancestry.com and other online resources available through your library that can be used to research your family. Bring the names and dates of relatives that you do know. There will be time for individual research during class.

Tuesday, October 9
1:00-2:30 pm
in the Computer Training Lab

Register online, call 440-250-5462 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

Paycheck Checkup Can Prevent a Tax-Time Suprise

Due to tax law changes, the IRS recommends that everyone check their federal income tax withholding now to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty at tax time. The IRS Withholding Calculator can help.

New Mobile WiFi Hotspots at WPPL!

New Mobile WiFi Hotspot

Introducing mobile WiFi Hotspots available for checkout from your library!

Mobile Hotspots provide Internet access for up to ten smartphones, tablets, and devices through the Sprint cellular network, making it handy for traveling with your family, friends, or teammates. Adults with a valid WPPL library card in good standing are eligible to check out a mobile Hotspot.

For more information about this new service or to check out a mobile Hotspot, stop by the Ask Us Desk or find it in our catalog.

Westlake Smiles!

Do you have a photograph of yourself, or of a loved one– living or deceased– showing a smile brought about by a special moment in time? Would you like to share that smile, along with the story behind the big smile? If so… WE WANT YOU! We are looking for photos of happy smiling residents of Westlake for a community display at Westlake Porter Public Library.

Photos can be recent or old. Copies will be made of all photos.

Smiling faces at our Renovation CelebrationExamples of photos could be:

  • Wedding day
  • New addition to the family
  • Birthday
  • Graduation
  • Family or friends picnic
  • Everyday fun in Westlake!

You can submit your photograph and submission form by either:

  1. Bringing a physical photograph to the library along with a completed submission form. We will scan your photo and give it right back to you!
  2. Attaching your photo to our online submission form below.

Questions? Email us: WestlakeSmiles@westlakelibrary.org or call 440-871-2600.

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