Westlake Porter Public Library's late January calendar of events

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late January 2022 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 18 and 25 and Thursdays, Jan. 20 and 27 (10-10:30 a.m.), Wednesdays, Jan. 19 and 26 (7-7:30 p.m.) and Saturdays, January 22 and 29 (10-10:30 a.m.) Family Storytime (Virtual) – Join us on Zoom for rhymes, songs and play! For families with children ages 2-6. Siblings are welcome. Please register. Zoom instructions will be sent by email.

Wednesdays, Jan. 19 and 26 (1-1:30 p.m.) Preschool Storytime (Virtual) – Join us on Facebook or YouTube for rhymes, songs and play!

Wednesday, Jan. 19 (2-3 p.m.) Wednesday Book Discussion (Virtual) – This month’s title is "The Good Neighbors" by Sarah Langan. Please register for Zoom information.

Friday, Jan. 21 (11-11:30 a.m.) Adapted Storytime (Virtual) – Join us on Zoom for this storytime designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime. Content is geared toward ages 3-7 years. Registration begins one week before each session. Zoom instructions will be emailed.

Tuesday, Jan. 25 (6-8:30 p.m.) Heartsaver CPR – Get certified for adult, child, and infant CPR and AED. Email required for certification. Participants under the age of 14 must have a parent or legal guardian with them in class. Instruction provided by certified instructors/paramedics from UH St. John Medical Center. If any questions, contact the instructors at uh4cpr@gmail.com. Please register.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 (9 a.m.-9 p.m.) Discovery Box Sign-Up – Teens in grades 7-12: You’ll receive a survey to fill out, and we’ll use your responses to create a custom Discovery Box! Please register. Box pick-up takes place Feb. 2-6.

Wednesday, Jan. 26 (7-8 p.m.) Adult Creative Writing Group (Virtual) – Join us on Zoom for an hour of creative writing prompts to inspire you to start and keep writing. Please register. Please provide an email address when registering.

Thursday, Jan. 27 (9 a.m.-9 p.m.) Harry Potter Book Night Supply Pick-Up – Join us on Zoom to enjoy games, crafts, contests and other wizarding activities. Supply kits will be available in the Youth Services Department beginning Jan. 27. Please register to reserve a kit (required to participate). All ages. Participants must provide a valid email address to receive Zoom instructions.

Thursday, Jan. 27 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile

Thursday, Jan. 27 (3:30-4:30 p.m.) Roblox Arcade (Virtual) – We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4-6 to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom. Please register.

Monday, Jan. 31 (3:30-5:30 p.m.) Teen Lounge – Need a place to hang out after school? Come to WPPL’s Teen Lounge for video games, board games, crafts, snacks and more! Grades 7-12.

To register for any of the programs, please visit westlakelibrary.org/events.

Elaine Willis

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

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