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Readers and Writers

Book & Author Events
Mon, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Dover Room
The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away with it.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us online. Streamed live.Register

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dover Room
This slyly humorous, winsome novel finds the purpose in life’s curveballs, insisting that even when we are painfully warped by those we love most, we can be brought closer to our truest selves.

Sun, Jul 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
A great club for anime and manga lovers! All otaku and newbies welcome! No registration required. Grades 7 - adult welcome.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online. Streamed live.Register

Wed, Jul 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Join us online. Streamed live.Register

Wed, Jul 31, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

Wed, Jul 31, 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 breaking away and trying something new!

Wed, Aug 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us online. Streamed live.

Thu, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Technology Training Lab
A limited supply of August 8th’s book, You Are Here by David Nicholls will be available at the Circulation Desk. We meet the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

Tue, Aug 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Porter 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 July 9.

Go to the Westlake Porter Public Library Summer Library Challenge page

Summer Library Challenge: June 1-August 1

Read or listen to books and complete activities for a chance to earn prizes! For library lovers of all ages. Register and track your reading online with Beanstack or visit our Ask Us or Youth Services desks to register in person.

Connect to WPPL's blog site

Connect with WPPL on our blogs and newsletters! Whether you prefer to get print or email, to binge on blog posts or learn about the latest books by your favorite author, we're ready to connect. Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for fun and interesting posts by library staff.

Cuyahoga Reads logo over adult and 2 children reading together

All of the library systems in Cuyahoga County are teaming up to fight learning loss! Cuyahoga Reads is a program designed to help families make reading a priority through fun programs and reading challenges, like the Westlake Reads Challenge that's now available on Beanstack.

stack of books on greenery

It's easier than ever to fit the library into your busy fall schedule with our Story Stack service. Fill out the online form and Youth Services librarians will select a stack of materials curated for your family. Once you are notified, you can pick up your items at the drive-up window.

Join us at blogs.westlakelibrary.org for info about books, movies, crafts, and much more! There's something to interest everyone.

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Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

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Adults

adults in library

Adults

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Outreach & Homebound

Kris delivers in the library van

Outreach & Homebound

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Language Resources

foreign language resources

Language Resources

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Blogs & Newsletters

blogs on a laptop

Blogs & Newsletters