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Featured Programs & Events
Tue, Dec 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Dec 06, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Porter Room
Drop in to create a folded book page tree and decorate with seasonal or holiday embellishments.

Tue, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Dover Room
Join staff for a bimonthly book discussion with a focus on #OwnVoices and #DiverseAuthors titles that depict various experiences, identities, and... more
Join staff for a bimonthly book discussion with a focus on #OwnVoices and #DiverseAuthors titles that depict various experiences, identities, and intersectionality.
Registration is now closed

Tue, Dec 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online
Join us for an exciting virtual chat with the highly-acclaimed and award winning novelist, Geraldine Brooks in conversation about her most recent New York... more
Join us for an exciting virtual chat with the highly-acclaimed and award winning novelist, Geraldine Brooks in conversation about her most recent New York Times Bestselling novel Horse. Streamed live.
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Thu, Dec 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.

Thu, Dec 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join MetroHealth on Zoom for a discussion on how to keep your skin healthy this winter. Registration with a valid email address is required.

Sat, Dec 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an online chat with bestselling author Fredrik Backman as we discuss his outstanding body of work, including his breathtaking new novel, The... more
Join us for an online chat with bestselling author Fredrik Backman as we discuss his outstanding body of work, including his breathtaking new novel, The Winners.
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Sat, Dec 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Learn about a featured illustrator and then create a project inspired by their art. Grades 1-3.

Tue, Dec 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Do you own an Android smartphone or tablet? Bring it in with your questions (or tips!) to this guided user group.

Wed, Dec 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Online
Join us online for a riveting conversation with historian Nicole Eustace as she discusses her book "Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous... more
Join us online for a riveting conversation with historian Nicole Eustace as she discusses her book "Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America". Streamed live.
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Thu, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn the basics of the internet, using email, and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.
Registration opens Thursday, December 8 2022 at 9:00am

Thu, Dec 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then join us in the Roblox Arcade. We have private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.

Portables Gift Shop holiday items for sale

Join us for the Portables Gift Shop Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 3 (9 am-4 pm) and Sunday, December 4 (1-4 pm). You can find fabulous gifts at sale prices and enter the in-store raffle! PLUS all Halloween and fall merchandise is 50% off!

Go to Myrna Chelko Literacy Initiatives page

WPPL is proud to offer the Myrna Chelko Literacy InitiativesLittle Sprouts for children ages 4 and under and Reading Is Elementary for kids in grades K-4. Participating in these initiatives will help build the habits that foster lifelong learning—plus there are fabulous prizes!

sample laser-engraved brick reads Friends of Westlake Porter Public Library

ORDER A COMMEMORATIVE BRICK for the new Friends Pavilion walkway! The walkway will be installed in the spring of 2023 as part of the outdoor programming area—across the parking lot from the front door of the library—and as part of the pavilion access.

Computer on coffee table displaying Virtual Author Talk page

Westlake Porter Public Library is excited to introduce Virtual Author Talks in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium. Join us online for 2-3 live presentations per month by best-selling authors and thought leaders.

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

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Teens

teens playing board game

Teens

adults in library

Adults

adults in library

Adults

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

DISABILITY RESOURCES

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Disability Resources

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

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Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

3-D printer

Technology & Services

3-d printer

Technology & Services

Learn about the Friends and Foundation organizations

Friends & Foundation

Learn about the Friends and Foundation organizations

Friends & Foundation

View community information Welcome to Westlake sign

Community Information

View community information Welcome to Westlake sign

Community Information

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Blogs & Newsletters

blogs on a laptop

Blogs & Newsletters