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Featured Programs & Events
Tue, Feb 27, 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, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Online
Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity: An Author Talk with Kim ScottRegister

Wed, Feb 28, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Storytime Room
Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Sign up starts at 4:00 p.m. Recommended for Grades K-4.

Wed, Feb 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dover Room
Join us in person for an hour of creative writing prompts to inspire you to start and keep writing. Creativity is more than putting pen to paper. It's about... more
Join us in person for an hour of creative writing prompts to inspire you to start and keep writing. Creativity is more than putting pen to paper. It's about breaking away and trying something new!

Thu, Feb 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dover Room
Examine English words and trace their Latin origins and derivations. No prior Latin knowledge required.

Thu, Feb 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Storytime Room
Celebrate this date which only happens once every four years with crafts, games, and more! Grades PreK-5.

Sun, Mar 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dover Room
A great club for anime and manga lovers! All otaku and newbies welcome! No registration required. Grades 7 - adult welcome.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Technology Training Lab
Learn how to turn on a computer, use a mouse, go online, and access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning.
Registration opens Tuesday, February 27 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Mar 05, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Porter Room
A teacher from Quill Pottery of Bay Village and a Facilitator from Cuyahoga Board DD will lead participants in making unique pottery in a hands-on workshop.... more
A teacher from Quill Pottery of Bay Village and a Facilitator from Cuyahoga Board DD will lead participants in making unique pottery in a hands-on workshop. Register each adult separately, please.
Registration opens Tuesday, February 27 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Mar 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest military campaign of WW2, lasting from 1939 to 1945. Local History librarian Chad Statler discusses this... more
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest military campaign of WW2, lasting from 1939 to 1945. Local History librarian Chad Statler discusses this important battle.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Online
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader... more
You are invited to an intimate conversation with Nina Totenberg as she talks about her nearly fifty-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Register

Wed, Mar 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Paul Landis was a Secret Service agent attached to Mrs. Kennedy's detail on that fateful day in November 1963. Paul joins us to discuss his new book and... more
Paul Landis was a Secret Service agent attached to Mrs. Kennedy's detail on that fateful day in November 1963. Paul joins us to discuss his new book and what he saw that day in Dallas.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Storytime Room
The Super Readers Program is designed to increase vocabulary, fluency, and sight words while using a Marvel and DC comics theme while incorporating art,... more
The Super Readers Program is designed to increase vocabulary, fluency, and sight words while using a Marvel and DC comics theme while incorporating art, poetry, creative writing and more! Grades 1-3.
Registration opens Saturday, March 2 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Mar 09, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Porter Room
Curious about the month of Ramadan and how millions of people fast for thirty days?

Wed, Mar 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Porter Room
Learn how to have success with seed starting in Northeast Ohio with a demonstration by the Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County.

Thu, Mar 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Craft Room
The Thursday Night Group meets odd months only - January, March, May, July, September & November on the second Thursday evening. Participants can obtain a... more
The Thursday Night Group meets odd months only - January, March, May, July, September & November on the second Thursday evening. Participants can obtain a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

Winter Reading Challenge February 1-29

Winter Reading Challenge is back for all ages! Track each day that you read or listen to a book from February 1–29 to earn ticket entries for the grand prize. Register on Beanstack or pick up a paper reading log at the Ask Us or Youth Services desks.

display of tax forms and instructions at Westlake Library

Tax forms and instructions for Federal, State of Ohio, and RITA are available in limited supply near the Ask Us desk at the library. Find links to more information about this tax season on our Tax Information page.

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.

Our new library catalog powered by Aspen Discovery is here! Log in and explore all that our new catalog has to offer or look over some information on what to expect. Our new mobile app will debut in Winter 2024. Until then, we have instructions to set up a temporary mobile app.

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

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Community Information

View community information Welcome to Westlake sign

Community Information

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Blogs & Newsletters

blogs on a laptop

Blogs & Newsletters