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Featured Programs & Events
Thu, Aug 13, All day
You will need an internet connection and a device to view the presentation. An email address is required. On or after 8/13 you will receive an email with... more
You will need an internet connection and a device to view the presentation. An email address is required. On or after 8/13 you will receive an email with instructions. See details for materials.
Registration is now closed

Thu, Aug 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Aug 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Aug 14, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Make some creative DIY crafts for your learning space for the upcoming school year. We will provide most of the supplies with instructions to complete 4 crafts.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter and enjoy a storytime while learning a few words in sign language! Ages 0-3.

Mon, Aug 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a virtual tour of WPPL's Storywalk at the Westlake Rec Center.

Mon, Aug 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Learn how to grow your own herbal remedies from healing plants. Turn your home-grown herbs into creams, tinctures, teas and more. Learn the plant parts to... more
Learn how to grow your own herbal remedies from healing plants. Turn your home-grown herbs into creams, tinctures, teas and more. Learn the plant parts to use and their nutritional/medicinal value.
Register

Tue, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Wed, Aug 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent... more
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program.

Rescheduled
Wed, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
New date Wednesday, August 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for Virtual Trivia Night! Play as a single player or as a family. Presented live via Zoom. Registration is required. See instructions below.

Wed, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
What do Mark Twain and Rod Serling have in common? Join author and actor Mark Dawidziak for a fascinating online program to find out! Register

Thu, Aug 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Aug 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games.

Fri, Aug 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Fri, Aug 21, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Zoom
Join Got Science? and make a solar oven! This is a fun project we will complete together on our ZOOM meeting.
Registration opens Friday, August 14 2020 at 9:00am

Sat, Aug 22, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join Miss Rachel for a virtual Pokemon ZOOM meeting!
Registration opens Saturday, August 15 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Aug 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a back to school book talk for kids of all ages!

Mon, Aug 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
Design 3D-printable objects with Tinkercad's website, and after they're printed, you can pick them up at the library! (This also counts as a 3D printing... more
Design 3D-printable objects with Tinkercad's website, and after they're printed, you can pick them up at the library! (This also counts as a 3D printing orientation).
This event is full

Tue, Aug 25, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after August 25! Each bag will contain 4 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club... more
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after August 25! Each bag will contain 4 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club blog. Ages 4-6 While supplies last.

Tue, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Wed, Aug 26, All day
You will need an internet connection and a device to view the presentation. An email address is required. On or after 8/13 you will receive an email with... more
You will need an internet connection and a device to view the presentation. An email address is required. On or after 8/13 you will receive an email with instructions. See details for materials.

Wed, Aug 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Join us for Virtual Trivia Night! Play as a single player or as a family. Presented live via Zoom. Registration is required. See instructions below. Register

Thu, Aug 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Aug 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games.

Fri, Aug 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Mon, Aug 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Tue, Sep 01, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Stop by the Youth Services Department starting September 1 to pick up a surprise bag filled with supplies to help celebrate the first week of Kindergarten.... more
Stop by the Youth Services Department starting September 1 to pick up a surprise bag filled with supplies to help celebrate the first week of Kindergarten. While supplies last.

Tue, Sep 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Tue, Sep 01, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Porter Room
Join archivist at the Massillon Museum, Mandy Altimus Stahl, as she discusses the history, building, and tragic sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 and its... more
Join archivist at the Massillon Museum, Mandy Altimus Stahl, as she discusses the history, building, and tragic sinking of the Titanic in April 1912 and its passengers and why it was so significant.

Wed, Sep 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Wed, Sep 02, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you scared yet? The Horror Film Club returns for an online viewing!

Thu, Sep 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to see what family friendly video we have in store for you today!

Thu, Sep 03, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room
Please give blood from 1-7 p.m. in the Porter Room.

Thu, Sep 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom
Are you up for the Mystery STEAM Bag Challenge? Pick up your Mystery Bag on or after August 22 at Westlake Porter Library. Grades 1-2.
Registration opens Saturday, August 22 2020 at 9:00am

The Westlake Porter Public Library building is OPEN for browsing. The drive-up window on the south side of the building is also open.

Additional services available during regular library hours include:

Visit westlakelibrary.beanstack.org

Kids ages Baby to 12th Grade can join the August Challenge, August 2-August 31, by signing up on Beanstack. Complete the challenge by earning 500 points and you will be entered in the grand prize drawing for a Gift Card Palooza! The drawing will be held on September 1.

Virtual Library Comic Convention Start Reading

Join WPPL and libraries around Ohio for the Virtual Library Comic Convention. Enjoy unlimited access to eBooks from leading comic and graphic novel publishers through August 31 courtesy of BiblioBoard Library.

go to One Community Reads website

Your nine local library systems invite you to participate in Northeast Ohio’s largest book club, One Community Reads, throughout August-December 2020. The program will allow readers to learn about and reflect on race, history, and a more just future locally and nationally.

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

Special Needs

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Special Needs

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

3-D printer

Technology & Services

3-d printer

Technology & Services

business & careers

Careers & Finance

business & careers

Careers & Finance

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers