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Small Business Lunch & Learn: Marketing 101

Small Business Lunch and Learn

Learn the basics of creating a marketing plan for your business. Topics include writing your situation analysis, creating measurable goals, understanding timing and budgeting, and tips on how to communicate the unique value of your product or service. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to improve your business focus!

Join us October 19, 2017 at Noon in the Porter Room. Register online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to sign up.

Are You a #PorterMVP?

EXTENDED! Share your photos until the end of the week!

Show us why you are a Most Valuable Patron! Share a photo of yourself, your friends and/or your family enjoying reading or another library activity on Twitter or Instagram and tag it #PorterMVP.

All images shared by October 20 will be entered in a drawing for a fabulous prize. Don't forget to follow @WestlakePorter! The winner will be announced at the Customer Appreciation Week MVP Tailgate Party on Saturday, October 21.

MVP Tailgate Party!

Lawn ring toss game

Who are the MVPs? You are! All our Most Valuable Patrons are invited to the finale of Customer Appreciation Week on Saturday, October 21 from 2:00-4:00pm on the lawn! We'll have tailgate games, snacks, and family fun!

Most Valuable Patron: Customer Appreciation Week 2017

MVP: Most Valuable PatronJoin us October 15 through October 21 as we honor our Most Valuable Patrons for your continued support and use of the library!

We'll have special programs all week, including Tailgate Foods from Trader Joe's, Family Sports Trivia, Secure Paper Shredding and an MVP Tailgate Party, as well as surprise giveaways!

Succulents 101

Plant spur cactus pointed

Are you curious about cacti? Want to learn more about strange and beautiful succulents? Join us Thursday, October 26th at 7pm in the Porter Room. Tim Malinich of the Midwest Cactus and Succulent Society will be teaching us the basics of cactus and succulent care, from selecting the perfect plant to helping your new friend grow and thrive.

October Half-Price Sale at the Book Nook!

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Everything is HALF-PRICE during the entire month of October in the Book Nook! Stock up on vacation reading, get a head start on stocking stuffers, or just treat yourself to a new-to-you book, audiobook or video.

Portables Fashion Show

Portables fashion with Rebecca Anne and Alisa

Portables Gift Shop invites you to a Fashion Show on Sunday, November 12 from 1:30 to 3:00pm in the Porter Room. We will showcase ready-to-wear women's clothing and unique jewelry collections— all available right here at Portables Gift Shop!

Please register online, at any service desk or by phone 440-250-5460 and be entered into a prize drawing!

More to Love on Hoopla!

hoopla logo and cover images

Good news at your library! We have increased our subscription on Hoopla from 10 downloads per month to 20! That means you can have double the movies, music, audiobooks, and graphic novels each month! So, go ahead and start that new TV show. Check out a new artist. Read the graphic novel your friends have been raving about.

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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