WPPL Calendar of Events

M - Th: 9am - 9pm
Fri & Sat: 9am - 6pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm

27333 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH

(440) 871-2600

Subscribe to WPPL's e-newsletter

Friends of WPPL logo

logo for Federal Depository Library Program

Mobile Printing

Wireless printer icon

Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Award Winner 2018

LJ Star Library 2017 icon

Libraries Transform logo

In order to widen Center Ridge Road, the City of Westlake will be working in front of the library in the coming months. The Center Ridge entrance may be closed due to the work. Please use the Dover Center entrance.

US Flag in the breezeThe library will be closed on Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day.


Research Matters Month: Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online is a new way to learn languages with your library!

August is Research Matters Month at Westlake Porter Public Library!

Summer Reading Survey

Summer reading party in a book

We can hardly believe that Summer Reading is already over! Maybe we just never want summer to end but we're already thinking ahead to next year and we want your feedback to make it even better.

This anonymous survey should only take a couple moments of your time and we appreciate your input. Thank you!

Research Matters Month

August is Research Matters Month at Westlake Porter Public Library!

It's a great time to explore the many information resources provided through WPPL, including eBooks, databases and helpful websites. We'll also have free giveaways throughout the month.

View the Research Matters Month playlist on YouTube.

Library VolunTEENs Needed!

School Year VolunTEENS Needed 2018

We're looking for energetic and creative teens to help with a variety of tasks and programs around the Library this school year.

Must be in grades 8-12.

Applications are available at the library's Youth Services desk or right here! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018.

Library Trustee Sought

A seat on the Porter Public Library Board of Trustees will be open as of December 31, 2018.

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.

Those interested in applying for a position as a trustee may get an application form here, or at the reception desk, the library’s Administration Department (440) 250 5451, or by email: karen.hunt@westlakelibrary.org.

Application deadline is September 14, 2018.

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.

Log in to My Catalog Account

Search or log in to the Old Catalog




Find us on social media

             youtube logo  Instagram