Enjoy a Scottish adventure at Porter Library

Let the haunting sounds of the Scottish bagpipes lure you in to Westlake Porter Public Library on Saturday, April 4, and immerse you in an all-day "Outlander"-themed adventure. Historical elements from the popular series of books by Diana Gabaldon will come alive in a variety of programs scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. that include the following:

  • Scavenger Hunt (All day; pick up an entry form at the Reference and Popular Materials desks)
  • Bagpipes Show-and-Tell with Peter Guscott
  • Kilt Wrapping demonstration
  • Battle of Cullodon
  • Gaelic language
  • Waulking (Scottish cloth-making) demonstration
  • Scotland Travelogue with Elaine Willis
  • Herbalism in the 18th Century with Anne Floyd
  • Introduction to Genealogy with Laura Ploenzke

The following prizes will be awarded for the scavenger hunt:

  • A signed copy of the book "Drums of Autumn" by Diana Gabaldon
  • Two DVD sets of “Outlander” (Season 1, Volume 1)
  • Two Playaway copies of "An Echo in the Bone" and "Written in My Own Heart's Blood" by Diana Gabaldon
  • Poster promoting the "Outlander" television show on Starz

For more information about the program, please call 440-871-2600 or visit westlakelibrary.org. Westlake Porter Public Library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake.

Elaine Willis

Elaine Willis is the Public Relations Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library.

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