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.

Photo Guidelines and Rules

  • Photos can be black and white or color.
  • Each photo must be accompanied by a description.
  • The photographer grants permission to Westlake Porter Public library to use the photo in social media, print, and online posts.
  • Photos should be at least 1600 x 1200 pixels and under 20MB.
  • This is an ongoing display, so there is no deadline for entry into the display.
  • More than one photo per person can be submitted, but each photo needs to be attached to its own submission form.


Select a JPEG, PNG or GIF file, no bigger than 20MB. We recommend it be at least 1600 x 1200 pixels. Photos taken with a smartphone should fit this criteria.

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