Westlake Porter Public Library's early August calendar of events
Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s early August calendar of events. All programs are subject to change. Please check westlakelibrary.org or follow the library on Facebook and Twitter (@WestlakePorter) for the latest updates.
Saturday, Aug. 1 (11-11:30 a.m.) Mystery STEAM Bag – Pick up a bag at the library starting July 25. Each bag will contain craft materials and a challenge card. Use them to complete the challenge and share your designs on a Zoom meeting on Aug. 1. Grades 1-2. Please register. An email must be provided to receive meeting instructions.
Monday, Aug. 3 (6-8 p.m.) Virtual Tarot Card Readings – After a short introduction to tarot card reading, practice reading with the assistance of an experienced reader. Bring your own cards (Rider-Waite recommended). Some tarot card experience helpful. Please register. An email must be provided to receive meeting instructions.
Wednesday, Aug. 5 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Horror Film Club: Online Edition – Calling all horror film fans: Join us for another creepy classic from the vault...if you dare! New members always welcome; children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register. The club will meet online using the video sharing site Watch2Gether. To participate, please check the event on the library’s website as early as 6 p.m. on the day of the program. There will be a link to take you to the site.
Thursday, Aug. 6 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile
*CANCELLED* Monday, Aug. 10 (7-8 p.m.) Pets and the Pandemic – Do you have a pet that has helped you cope through the pandemic? This is your opportunity to show him or her off! Please register. This program will take place on Zoom, so attendees must provide an email address to receive meeting instructions.
Tuesday, Aug. 11 (1-3 p.m.) Career Transition: Sharpen Up Your Resume – What’s the latest in buzz words? How does your resume stack up? Have your resume on hand to evaluate while we talk. Be on top of the pile next time you send it to an employer. Please register. Participants must provide an email to receive Zoom instructions.
Tuesday, Aug. 11 (7-8:15 p.m.) Queer Pop! Happy Hour Online – Join WPPL staff for a fun discussion about the LGBTQIA-themed books, films, music and TV shows that we’re currently indulging in as well as the new releases available at the library. Please register.
Tuesday, Aug. 11 (7-8:45 p.m.) Tuesday Evening Book Discussion – This month’s selection is "The Tattooist of Auschwitz" by Heather Morris. If you are unable to get a physical book, digital copies are available via Hoopla. The discussion will be held via Zoom. Please register. An email must be provided to receive meeting instructions.
Wednesday, Aug. 12 (7-8 p.m.) Alternatives to Cable TV – Frustrated with cable service? Let us help you sort through the variety of viewing alternatives available. Learn about media players, streaming services and more. Event streamed live.
To register for any of the programs, please visit westlakelibrary.org/events.
Elaine Willis is the Public Relations Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library.