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Fri & Sat: 9am - 6pm
Sun.: 1pm - 5pm

Phone: (440) 871-2600

Address:
27333 Center Ridge Rd
Westlake, OH 44145-3925
 
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Upcoming Events


For Kids!:
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Storytime Room

An interactive storytime featuring simple books, rhymes, songs and movement. For ages Birth-3 years old with a caregiver. No registration required

For Kids!:
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Where: Storytime Room

Join us for stories, rhymes, activities and songs. For ages 2-3 1/2 with caregiver.

For Kids!:
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: Storytime Room

Join us for rhymes, songs and play! For children ages birth-24 months with adult caregiver.

For Kids!:
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Keep up your skills during summer vacation! Kids in grades 1-4 can drop in each week for grade-appropriate educational games. Teen volunteers and staff from the Westlake City Schools will be on hand to assist.

For Kids!:
When: Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Have fun discovering fun facts about your friends and yourselves. Explore, discover, and celebrate who you truly are through games, activities and crafts.

For Kids!:
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Cafe

STEAM - Science & Technology interpreted through Engineering & the Arts, all based in Mathematical elements. Each session will explore a different aspect of STEAM Learning. June session: We'll use LittleBits to create Bubblebots. Weather permitting, we'll take outside to demonstrate.

For Kids!:
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Teen volunteers help younger students retain their reading skills. This program is designed for children entering grades 1-4 who need extra help practicing reading. Please note: Book Buddy volunteers are neither expected nor trained to correct learning problems or to teach children to read.

Teen Event:
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Spend your afternoon playing the classic game Monopoly®, only our version will be life-sized. All the rules are the same, but you are the playing piece. Will you be the thimble or the racecar?

Teen Event:
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Other

Bring out your creativity and kill some time in the Teen Department every Thursday throughout the summer for an afternoon of crafts. Drop in for a new creation each week!

Teen Event:
When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Are you a frequent follower of the lip sync battles seen on the Tonight Show and Spike TV? Show us your skills as we search for the top performers at Porter with our own Lip Sync Battle!

Teen Event:
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

We're going head-to-head in an epic brawl! Test out your skills in Super Smash Bros for WiiU to see who will claim the tops spot and the ultimate prize!

Teen Event:
When: Friday, July 08, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Teams will use STEM and 21st Century skills to build on sensors and program LEGO® Mindstorm® EV3 robots to master challenges torn from the pages of popular stories

Teen Event:
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Other

Bring out your creativity and kill some time in the Teen Department every Thursday throughout the summer for an afternoon of crafts. Drop in for a new creation each week!

Teen Event:
When: Monday, July 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Porter Meeting Room (large)

Kick off STEAM Week with hands-on exhibits featuring arch building, programming a robot and more! Ticketed sessions will be hosted every hour, so please choose the session that works best for you. Limit of 6 free tickets per adult, available beginning July 11 in the Youth Department.

Teen Event:
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where: Other

Bring out your creativity and kill some time in the Teen Department every Thursday throughout the summer for an afternoon of crafts. Drop in for a new creation each week!

Teen Event:
When: Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Craft Room

Do you love Manga, Anime, or Japanese culture? If you do, this club is for you! Each month we watch a different Anime series, talk about our favorite Manga. Sometimes we even throw in some crafts, trivia, or Japanese treats just for fun!

Book discussion group meeting
When: Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi Occupied Paris" by Alex Kershaw.

Book discussion group meeting
When: Thursday, December 08, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough.

Book discussion group meeting
When: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "The Residence: Inside the World of the White House: by Kate Andersen Brower.

Book discussion group meeting
When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins. Copies of this book will be distributed at the November meeting. New members are always welcome!

Book discussion group meeting
When: Tuesday, November 08, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein. Copies of this book will be distributed at the October meeting. New members are always welcome!

Book discussion group meeting
When: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

There is not meeting this month.

Book discussion group meeting
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson. Copies of this book will be distributed at the June meeting. New members are always welcome!

Book discussion group meeting
When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki. Copies of this book will be distributed at the September meeting. New members are always welcome!

Book discussion group meeting
When: Thursday, September 08, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Conference Room

This month's selection is "Theft of Memory" by Jonathan Kozol.

Book discussion group meeting
When: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: Computer Training/PC Lab

Join us for a discussion of "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich. Copies of this book will be distributed at the July meeting. New members are always welcome!