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Library Closed Thanksgiving Day, 11/27

Pumpkin pieThe library will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 26 and will be closed all day, Thursday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen Friday, November 28.

Cheese tasting, Dec. 4, 7pm

picture of cheese and cured meat

December 4, 2014

7-8:30 PM

Porter Meeting Room

Experience holiday planning the easy way at WPPL with Bay Village Heinen’s. 

Free Practice Drivers Tests

In partnership with, Westlake Porter Public Library is proud to offer FREE Ohio Driver Permit practice tests.

Free Permit Practice Test

These tests, for automobile, motorcycle and Commercial Driver's License, along with the Driver Handbook for each, are accessible on the Research Resources page under   

Westlake named a Five-Star Library!

LJ Index 2014: The Star LibrariesWestlake Porter Public Library is once again one of America's Star Libraries as named in Library Journal’s annual Index of Public Library Service. This time we have a full five out of five stars!

WPPL is one of five libraries in the Greater Cleveland area to receive a Five-Star rating, and several others received three or four-star ratings.

Rock n' Roll History, 12/3, 7pm

Join Dr. Joel Keller of Baldwin-Wallace University on Wednesday, December 3 from 7:00 to 8:45 pm in the Porter Room for an evening of musical history, as we explore Rock n' Roll History: A Journey in Sounds 1949-1964.

Learn about Rock's historical and cultural significance, the many types of Rock n' Roll, enjoy to some of the top ten hits from each year, and more! Register here or call 440-250-5460.

Plain Dealer e-Edition available

The Plain Dealer e-Edition is now available to patrons on library computers. The e-edition is a digital replica of the print edition, with the same stories, pictures and graphics in a familiar, user-friendly layout.

Artists' Reflections on Nature, 12/5, 2pm

Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood by John Singer SargentHave you ever viewed art and wondered about the symbolic references the artists have incorporated into their work?

Bill Mannion, MBA, MFA will present large screen images of art treasures created over the centuries on Friday, December 5 from 2:00 to 4:00pm in the Craft Room. Find out about the artists who created the works, their inspirations and the symbolic references incorporated in their art, as well as the historical and cultural events during the time they worked. Register here or call 440-250-5460.

WPPL offers! logoWPPL is excited to announce that we are offering access to!

The site has online video tutorials and training that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  


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