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Featured Programs & Events
Tue, Oct 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Bob Pence tells about the 147th Regiment of the Ohio National Guard, which fought in both WWI and WWII in the Pacific alongside alongside the U.S. Marines.

Thu, Oct 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Storytime Room
Children ages 4 and 5 are invited to rotate through skill stations in preparation for making the leap into Kindergarten.

Sat, Oct 08, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Technology Training Lab
Want to get in some practice before taking the ACT? Sylvan Learning will be here to simulate the exact environment for taking the ACT. Bring your own... more
Want to get in some practice before taking the ACT? Sylvan Learning will be here to simulate the exact environment for taking the ACT. Bring your own calculator and a #2 pencil.

Sat, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Craft Room
Join us to create your own Halloween or Fall themed earrings and necklaces

Sun, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room
Learn basic sewing skills and create a sewn project while listening to a story with sewing as its central theme. K-2nd grade

Tue, Oct 11, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Reserve the supplies your family needs to join in the third annual Moonlight Lantern Festival! All ages.

Tue, Oct 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room,Zoom Programming 2
This meeting will be held IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person, can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration begins September 13.... more
This meeting will be held IN PERSON and ON ZOOM. Those unable to attend in person, can join us via Zoom simultaneously. Registration begins September 13. Click or see below for details.

Wed, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us for an LGBT History Month Virtual Trivia Night! Play on Zoom from home with family and friends or by yourself!

Mon, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room
Learn what you can use in-library or check out from WPPL's Non-Traditional Materials Collection to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD, cassettes to MP3, records... more
Learn what you can use in-library or check out from WPPL's Non-Traditional Materials Collection to transfer your VHS tapes to DVD, cassettes to MP3, records to mp3, and more!

Tue, Oct 18, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
ArtWalk
Experience the 3rd annual Moonlight Lantern Festival on the ArtWalk. Lanterns will remain lit until dawn and will be accessible from the library building... more
Experience the 3rd annual Moonlight Lantern Festival on the ArtWalk. Lanterns will remain lit until dawn and will be accessible from the library building until 9 pm.

Wed, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Training Lab
The Wednesday Book Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. A limited number of books are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Thu, Oct 20, 9:30am - 8:00pm
Craft Room,Dover Room,Porter Room
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated... more
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated to hundreds of children’s books!

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on Zoom for a virtual health talk on concussions. Presented by MetroHealth. Registration with a valid email address required.

Fri, Oct 21, 9:30am - 5:00pm
Craft Room,Dover Room,Porter Room
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated... more
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated to hundreds of children’s books!

Sat, Oct 22, 9:30am - 3:00pm
Craft Room,Dover Room,Porter Room
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated... more
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated to hundreds of children’s books!

Sun, Oct 23, 1:15pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room,Dover Room,Porter Room
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated... more
Find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and audio-books. There will be three rooms filled to the brim including a room dedicated to hundreds of children’s books!

Tue, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Local legend and Westlake resident, Phil Bova joins us at the Westlake Porter Public Library to discuss his book "Throwing Back the Chair."

Patrons peruse children's books for sale in 2015

Find fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and more at the Friends' Annual Book Sale: October 20-23, 2022! Bid on special books at the Silent Auction in the lobby until Sunday, October 23 at 3pm.

Friends of Porter Public Library 50th Anniversary Birthday Bash

Join us for an evening celebrating the Friends of Porter Public Library's 50th Anniversary with a birthday bash on Friday, November 4, 2022 at 7pm! There will be special events, treats, music, and more! Registration required.

This fall, join our Teen Hallo-Read Challenge: October 1-29 to get yourself (a teen in grades 5-12) in the Halloween spirit and maybe even win the grand prize. Sign up on Beanstack!

American flag

Register to vote in the November 8, 2022 midterm election by October 11. Apply to vote by mail (absentee) by November 5. Find more information at WPPL's Civic Corner or on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

teens playing board game

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