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Welcome to Westlake Porter Public Library!

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

Sign Up for a Library Card

Use this online form to sign up for a new library card account.

  • A valid email address is required to use the online application.

  • Your card number will work immediately with all of our digital platforms. You will have access to eBooks, digital media, and other online resources. Read about them on our Download & Stream page and our Databases & Subscriptions page, and visit us on social media for announcements. Your card number also allows you to use computer workstations in the library.

  • Your Digital Access Card will remain active indefinitely, as long as you use it once during the first 90 days and at least once a year after that.

  • You may also convert your Digital account to access our full complement of services. You can place holds on up to 10 physical items with your Digital account, but in order to check out physical materials like books, DVDs, or video games, you will need to bring in a valid photo ID with your current address. If your photo ID does not show your current address please bring along a piece of mail, a check, or another item that shows your current address.


Today's hours

We're open 1:00PM to 5:00PM

27333 Center Ridge Road
Westlake, OH 44145
Tel: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

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.

Comics Plus comic book store photo

Read all the Comics! Get unlimited access to thousands of digital comic books, graphic novels, and manga from more than one hundred publishers with ComicsPlus and your WPPL library card. Find more info on the Download & Stream page.

Binge boxes on the shelf at WPPL

Introducing Binge Boxes at WPPL! Check out a set of DVDs or Blu-rays, centered around curated themes like World War II movies or Alien encounters. See the current list of Binge Boxes here or stop by the library to pick one up.

laptop, cup of tea and plant

Check out our downloadable and streaming services and links to databases and websites that provide remote learning and entertainment accessible from home and away. New services are added to provide you with trustworthy information and accessible entertainment.