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Photo of a ships mastThe library will be closed on Monday, October 12th for Staff Training.





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General Election, Nov 3

The deadline to register for the November 3 election is October 5. You can print the registration form from the Board of Elections website or stop by the library to register.

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections

You may request that a Vote by Mail ballot be sent to you until 12:00 noon on October 31.

Horror Film Club, Oct 7, 6:30pm

Image of Nosferatu the VampyreJoin the Horror Film Club for our next creepy classic from the vault!

This month's film silently tells the story of a hideous vampire who tricks an unsuspecting realtor named Hutter into giving him passage from Transylvania to England. While there, he sets his sights on a new host of victims, including Hutter's wife!

We'll be meeting on October 7th at 6:30pm in the Craft Room. You can sign up online or call 440-250-5460 to register.

It's a Mystery, Oct 13, 3pm

Cover of Books to Die For: the World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery NovelsCome hear about what's trending in the popular fiction genre of Mysteries. Get updates on your favorite authors and fresh new voices. Learn about Mystery websites for readers.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
3:00-4:00 pm
in the Dover Room

Sign up online or call 440-250-5460 to register.

Introduction to Opera As an Art Form, Oct 14, 2:30pm

Learn about the history of opera as an art form, including biographies of a number of operatic composers, beginning in the Baroque period. Plot summaries and musical selections for each composer will be shared.

Wednesday, October 14
2:30-4:30pm in the Dover Room

Sign up online, call 440-250-5460 or stop by any public service desk to register.

Make Event, Oct 17, 2pm

The popular Maker Movement is about people employing do-it-yourself (DIY) and do-it-with-others (DIWO) techniques and processes to develop unique technology products.

Images of three tools you can use at the Make Event

Join us on Saturday, October 17 from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm in the Porter Room for our second annual Make Event to learn about the Maker trend. See demos of Google Cardboard, Ozobot, Leap Motion, CreoPop, Color Alive, littleBits, Makey Makey, robotics, Squishy Circuits, and more!

Westlake Police and Schools partner for "Hidden in Plain Sight" at Parkside

The Westlake Police Department, Westlake City Schools and the Westlake Council of PTAs will be hosting "Hidden in Plain Sight" on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Parkside, 24525 Hilliard Blvd. in Westlake.

The event is an interactive with a walk through preview starting at 6:00 pm and an informative presentation starting at 6:30 pm.

Saints & Sinners: An Intro to Your Ancestor's Dark Side, Oct 21, 7pm

Image of an old Police StationCuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Presents
Saints & Sinners: An Introduction to your Ancestor's Dark Side
A presentation by Tom Neel, OGS Library Director.

Wednesday, October 21
7:00-8:30 PM
in the Porter Room

October meeting of the Cuyahoga West Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society in partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

History of Tea, Oct 22, 7pm

Ink painting of a gentleman enjoying a cup of teaPlease join the Westlake Historical Society for the October General Meeting, after which Meg Parish will present a program about the "History of Tea".

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015
7:00-8:30 PM in the Porter Room

Limited Edition Peanuts Library Cards

Photo of WPPL Peanuts cards with Peanuts books, movies and music from WPPL

For a limited time, we have special edition library cards featuring Snoopy and Charlie Brown from Peanuts. If you don't already have a WPPL card, now is a great time to sign up. Not only will you have the coolest card, you'll be able to use it to access books, movies, music and information both here at the library and online!

If you already have a card, but would like one more worthy of Joe Cool, replacement cards are $1.


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