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STEAM Week: July 16-22, 2017

Kids of all ages are invited to join us for a week of exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) concepts in a fun, hands-on way!

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Library Surplus Sale

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Westlake Porter Public Library will hold a sale of surplus assets on Monday, July 31 from 12:00-8:00 pm or until everything is sold.

Items for sale include BluRay players, Dell computers, HP printers, miscellaneous children’s items and various incandescent, HID and fluorescent light bulbs. All items will be sold as-is and all sales will be final. Please call 440-871-2600 for further information.

Friends' Annual Ice Cream Social

A happy family enjoying Mitchell's ice cream at the Ice Cream Social 2016Friends of Westlake Porter Public Library invites you to their Annual Ice Cream Social featuring Mitchell's HomeMade Ice Cream, on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the library. The Ice Cream Social is the culminating event to celebrate the end of the library's Summer Reading Program.

Mitchell’s Ice Cream Sundaes will be sold for $1! Come dance to The Big Daddies Band or relax while listening to guitarist Pete Cavano. Join the Cake and Cookie Walk for just 50¢! Shop all day at the Portables Gift Shop Sidewalk Sale and the Everything All-Day Half-Price Sale at our used book store, the Book Nook.

Conversational Spanish for Beginners

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Spanish is the most popular second language learned in the United States. Please join us to learn Spanish vocabulary and pronunciation with an expert instructor beginning Tuesday, August 1 at 2:00pm in the Craft Room.

You are not required to attend each week, however, the class meets each Tuesday through September 26. Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

Somebody’s Watching Me: Drones & Domestic Surveillance

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Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles controlled by a human operator. They are used by both the government and private sector for a variety of purposes: from scientific research to agriculture to military operations. While law enforcement and industry push to expand the domestic usage of drones, state legislatures all over the nation debate bills regulating domestic drone use.

Learn more about drones and domestic surveillance on Thursday, August 10 at 7:00pm as we welcome Frank Kunstel, a speaker from the ACLU to the Porter Room.

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

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: or call 440-871-2600.

Try our new Discovery Catalog!

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The library is introducing a new online catalog with a modern look and a search that works more like Bing or Google than older library catalogs. It also includes digital materials from major digital vendors, allowing easy access to eBooks, eAudiobooks and other formats. It’s ready for users to try:

We'll begin directing our website links to the new catalog beginning in July 2017!


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