Libraries

Mid-July events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Porter Library’s mid-July 2020 calendar of events. All programs are subject to change. Check westlakelibrary.org or follow the library on Facebook and Twitter (@WestlakePorter) for the latest updates.

Tuesday, July 14 (10-10:30 a.m.) Jammin’ with Jesse Jukebox Live on Zoom – Rock out with Jesse Jukebox on a Zoom concert just for kids ages 2-6! Sharing tracks from his news album "Awesome!" and old favorites, this is a can’t miss for our preschool friends! Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.

Tuesday, July 14 (11-11:30 a.m.) Gooey Galore! – Kids: join us as we livestream on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube to learn how to make things gooey and sparkly!

Tuesday, July 14 (1-3 p.m.) Are You a Nervous Interviewer? – Join Cynthia Wilt via Zoom as she shares interviewing tips to help you present yourself with confidence. If you’re concerned about how you look, speak or act or speak in interviews this session is for you! Please register. Attendees will receive a confirmation email with Zoom instructions.

Tuesdays, July 14 and 28 (3-4 p.m.) Hunger Games Book Club Online – In this Book Club, we're reading through the "Hunger Games" series in chronological order! Please read "Catching Fire" (and watch the film too!). Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the event.

Tuesday, July 14 (7-8:30 p.m.) Tuesday Evening Book Discussion and Author Visit (Online) – This month’s title is "One Taste Too Many" by Debra H. Goldstein. Digital copies of the book are available on Hoopla. Registration is required. Participants will receive an email with a Zoom meeting invitation and instructions. For best results we recommend downloading Zoom onto your computer or mobile device, but you can also join via landline phone.

Wednesday, July 15 (11-11:30 a.m.) Yoga with Miss Jen – Calm your body, mind and spirit in this live Zoom yoga class led by a certified yoga instructor. Recommended for children up to grade 3. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions which will be sent the day of the program.

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Volume 12, Issue 13, Posted 10:04 AM, 07.07.2020

Porter Library reopens June 17

Westlake Porter Public Library will reopen the building for patrons to browse the collection on Wednesday, June 17, at 9 a.m. At this time, curbside service will cease in lieu of the drive-up window on the south side of the building. The first hour of the day, 9-10 a.m. Monday through Saturday, will be set aside for older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.

Because WPPL takes the safety of its patrons and staff seriously, physical distancing guidelines and a continued reduction in some services will be in place to provide a safe environment for everyone. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the building.

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Volume 12, Issue 12, Posted 9:49 AM, 06.16.2020

Late June and early July events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late June and early July 2020 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.

Tuesdays, June 16 and 30 and July 14 (3-4 p.m.) Hunger Games Book Club Online – In this book club, we'll be reading through the "Hunger Games" series in chronological order. For the June 16 meeting, please read "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes." For the June 30 meeting please read "The Hunger Games" (and watch the film too!) and for the July 14 meeting please read "Catching Fire" (and watch the film too!). Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the event.

Wednesday, June 17 (11-11:30 a.m.) Dinosaur Yoga – Kids: Calm your body and mind with yoga with Miss Nancy! Program will be livestreamed on the library’s Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.

Wednesday, June 17 (1-1:30 p.m.) Preschool Storytime – Join us for a live Preschool Storytime on Zoom! Ages 3.5 to 5 with a caregiver. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.

Thursday, June 18 (All Day) Virtual Calling Crafters: Paper Pinwheels – For this virtual class for adults all you need is an internet connection, email and a device to watch a webinar. Other supplies are included. We will notify you when to pick up the supplies and instructions. Please register.

Thursdays, June 18 and July 2 (9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.) Teen Crafts (Pick-Up) – Stop by Youth Services to pick up your craft kit anytime on June 18 or July 2, while supplies last.

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Volume 12, Issue 12, Posted 9:45 AM, 06.16.2020

Late May and early June virtual events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following are additions to Westlake Porter Public Library’s late May and June 2020 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.

Thursday, May 28 (3:30-4:0 p.m.) WPPL Roblox Club – Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a club for you! We have a few private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4-6 to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program. Then we'll get everyone's screen name and admit you onto the servers. We'll keep the Zoom meeting going for anyone who wants to chat while playing or if you have any tech questions. Grades 4-6.

Tuesday, June 2 (9-11 a.m.) Kinder Club – Pick up your Kinder Club packet between 9 and 11 a.m. at the library. Each bag will contain four alphabet letter activities that will be featured on the library’s weekly Kinder Club blog (find it on the library’s website and social media). Please register.

Tuesday, June 2 (9:30-10 a.m.) Lapsit Storytime – Join Miss Jamie on Zoom for a live Lapsit Storytime for ages birth-24 months with a caregiver. Registration begins May 26. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the event.

Wednesday, June 3 (11-11:30 a.m.) Stories and Signs – Join us on Facebook, YouTube or Twitter and enjoy a storytime while learning a few words in sign language. Ages 0-3.

Wednesday, June 3 (1-1:30 p.m.) Preschool Storytime – Join us for a live Preschool Storytime on Zoom! Ages 3.5 to 5 with a caregiver. Registration begins May 27. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.

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Volume 12, Issue 11, Posted 12:40 PM, 05.26.2020

Later June events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s mid-late June 2020 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.

Wednesday, June 10 (11-11:30 a.m.) Let’s Sing & Dance – Join Miss Nancy on Zoom! Registration required. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.

Wednesday, June 10 (7-8 p.m.) Virtual Trivia Night – Play as a single player or as a family. Presented live via Zoom. Registration is required. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions. You can join using a desktop, laptop, mobile phone, tablet or Chromebook.

Thursdays, June 11, 18 and 25 (3:30-4:0 p.m.) WPPL Roblox Club – Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a club for you! We have a few private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4-6 to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games. Please register separately for each session. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program.

Tuesday, June 16 (9:30-10 a.m.) Lapsit Storytime – Join Miss Jamie on Zoom for a live Lapsit Storytime for ages birth-24 months with a caregiver. Registration is required. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the event.

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Volume 12, Issue 11, Posted 10:39 AM, 06.02.2020

Porter Library's Summer Reading Challenge will be online this year

Westlake Porter Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Challenge will be conducted solely online this year to minimize transmission of the COVID-19 virus. All the other details will be the same: Read books and attend library programs via Zoom, YouTube and other virtual means and become eligible for weekly prizes and a grand prize drawing at the end of the summer. The program will run from June 1 to Aug. 1 and is for all ages, from birth to adult.

Participants should register online via Beanstack at westlakelibrary.beanstack.org. Anyone who has previously used Beanstack to participate in library challenges like Winter Reading, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten or last year’s Summer Reading Challenge should still be able to use their account. Anyone who hasn’t used it before just needs to register.

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Volume 12, Issue 10, Posted 10:44 AM, 05.19.2020

Upcoming virtual events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late May and June 2020 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, May 19 (7-8 p.m.) Dogs of WPPL MeetUp – We can't wait to "meet" all the dogs of WPPL and see their special tricks and hear their stories! Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions, which will be sent the day of the program. Please register.

Wednesday, May 20 (noon-12:45 p.m.) Improve Your Mental Health Naturally – May is Mental Health Month. Join Dr. Casen DeMaria from the Drugless Doctors for this short and dynamic interactive Zoom session on tips to naturally improve your mental clarity. Please register and provide an email address. You will receive a confirmation email containing a Zoom link and instructions. 

Wednesday, May 20 (1-3 p.m.) Coping with Job/Career Loss or Change – Is this you: "I don't know what to do next? I did not see it coming!" Let's name "it" – downsizing, layoff, dismissed, fired or retired. And now the pandemic has made it worse! Feelings like denial anger, sadness and grief may occur. Accept your feelings and let's move forward! This presentation will be conducted on the Zoom platform. Registration is required so that a Zoom link and instructions can be emailed to you.

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Volume 12, Issue 10, Posted 10:42 AM, 05.19.2020

Westlake Porter Public Library's homebound service is operating

Once again Westlake Porter Public Library is offering free, monthly delivery to Westlake residents who are unable to safely visit the library due to a permanent or temporary condition. All deliveries will be contactless to ensure the safety of both patrons and library staff. For more information or to register for the Homebound Delivery Service please contact the Outreach Department at 440-250-5448.

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Volume 12, Issue 10, Posted 10:42 AM, 05.19.2020

Westlake Porter Public Library announces re-opening plans

In accordance with the plan for reopening businesses and organizations in Ohio announced by Governor DeWine on April 27, Westlake Porter Public Library will begin reopening procedures starting the week of May 3.

The plan for bringing back in-person services will occur in three parts while ensuring that the library continues to be mindful of the health and safety of both patrons and staff. Library staff will be cleaning the building and preparing materials for circulation throughout the reopening process.

Curbside service and telephone reference services are the first part of the gradual reopening plan. The official start date for both will be announced soon. When curbside service begins, patrons will be able to pick up new or existing holds by parking in one of several parking spaces in front of the building. Patrons will then call the library and provide their name and parking spot number. A WPPL staff member will bring out the materials in a plastic bag and place them in the trunk of the patrons’ vehicle. Any materials returned to the library will be quarantined for 72 hours.

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Volume 12, Issue 9, Posted 9:43 AM, 05.05.2020

Porter Library is closed through April 6

After considering information indicating social distancing can stop the coronavirus from exponentially spreading, Westlake Porter Public Library leadership made the difficult decision to close on Friday, March 13, at 6 p.m. The library plans on reopening on Monday, April 6. However, the length of the closure will be continually reassessed. WPPL believes the longer the library remains open, the less benefit the community gets from this difficult decision.

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Volume 12, Issue 6, Posted 4:26 PM, 03.13.2020

Bay Library to close through April 5

Cuyahoga County Public Library announced on March 13 that all branches, including the Bay Village branch, will close to the public on Saturday, March 14, through Sunday, April 5.

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Volume 12, Issue 6, Posted 5:55 PM, 03.13.2020

Westlake Porter Public Library named a 'Star Library'

Westlake Porter Public Library has once again been named a “Star Library” by Library Journal magazine in its annual rating of public libraries across the United States. WPPL was awarded four stars out of five based upon 2017 statistics compiled by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The index compares public libraries across the nation with their budget-category peers using total circulation, library visits, program attendance, public internet computer use, circulation of electronic materials (such as e-books) and WiFi usage.

“It is always nice to be recognized as one of the best libraries in the nation,” said Library Director Andrew Mangels. “We could not do it without the tremendous support from our community.”

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Volume 12, Issue 5, Posted 10:07 AM, 03.03.2020

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Grown-ups and their kids are invited to participate in a fun, non-competitive, zany challenge-meets-party led by the Upcycle Parts Shop on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. at the Bay Village branch library. We’ll supply more pieces and parts than you could imagine, and you’ll bring the enthusiasm and innovation needed to create some truly fabulous objects to take home! You'll work together to upcycle items from our challenge list. Enjoy hands-on problem solving with no expectations other than to have a great time!

On Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m., you won't want to miss Jazz for All Ages. The Biasella Trio will take you on a live musical journey through America’s jazz history from swing to Latin to blues to ballads.

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Thursday, Feb. 20 (4 p.m.) Flight School – Let’s learn about airplanes and then design your own. We’ll see which ones fly the farthest!

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Volume 12, Issue 4, Posted 10:07 AM, 02.18.2020

Create a dream wedding reception

Westlake Porter Public Library is offering a class on “How to Create A Dream Wedding Reception” on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. This class is for anyone who may be planning a wedding, part of the wedding party, or just interested in wedding design.

Get your questions answered. Meet a wedding and design expert that talks about a realistic budget for a wedding design, how to create an actionable budget plan, key components to an unforgettable wedding reception design, and how to make the reception a true reflection of the couple. Learn how to select the best team of vendors, and see a live demonstration of the creation of a reception centerpiece.

The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road. The class is free; call 440-871-2600 to register.

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Volume 12, Issue 4, Posted 10:03 AM, 02.18.2020

Bay library to host community-wide book discussion

Cuyahoga County Public Library is once again a proud partner and presenter of the One Community Reads program. This initiative for all Cuyahoga County residents, with County Executive Armond Budish as honorary chair, encourages discussions based around the reading of a common book exploring themes that resonate with our communities in Northeast Ohio.

The book this year is "Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life" by renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg, which explores the connections between robust community services including libraries and parks, to overall neighborhood and public health. Klinenberg has written a testament to the roles of libraries, community centers and public parks as critical components of social infrastructure for our residents.

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Volume 12, Issue 3, Posted 9:52 AM, 02.04.2020

February events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, Feb. 18 (9:30-9:50 a.m.) Stories and Signs – Enjoy an interactive storytime while learning a few words in sign language! Ages 0-3. Siblings welcome.

Tuesday, Feb. 18 (10:30-11:30 a.m.) Tablet Tuesday User Group – Share tips and tricks with each other about using iPads and Android tablets. Kindle Fire users are welcome! Bring your own devices. Please register.

Tuesday, Feb. 18 (6-7 p.m.) Teen Trivia Night – Get your team assembled and join us for trivia! There will be different themes each month as well as popcorn and prizes. Grades 7-12. Please register.

Tuesday, Feb. 18 (7-8:45 p.m.) Westlake Westshore Arts Council: Catch a Rising Star – The Westlake Westshore Arts Council will present a performance by a Baldwin Wallace student. Free and open to the public.

Wednesdays, Feb. 19 and 26 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesdays, Feb. 19 and 26 (3-4:30 p.m.) Tween Scene – Drop in after school to play board games and video games with your friends. Snacks will be provided. Grades 5-6.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 (4-5:30 p.m.) and Thursday, Feb. 20 (6:30-8 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Dogs will stay for 10 minutes past the last registered reader or 1.5 hours, whichever comes first. Sign-ups begin Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 19 (7-8:30 p.m.) Author Talk: Catherine Urban – Join astrologer and writer Catherine Urban as she talks about the benefits of astrology in our daily lives and shares tips and recipes from her new book, “Your Astrological Cookbook: The Perfect Recipe for Every Sign.” Please register.

Thursday, Feb. 20 (noon-1:30 p.m.) Small Business Lunch & Learn: Financial Statement Basics – Good bookkeeping and financial management are critical to the health of a business. Learn what financial statements are, why they’re important and how they’re used in the process of running a business. Please register.

Thursday, Feb. 20 (Preschool: 6:30 p.m.) and Friday, Feb. 21 (Preschool: 9:30 a.m. ; Toddler: 11:30 a.m.) Teach Me to Play – Are you looking to give your child more social opportunities? Your child will enjoy playing with other children while practicing language and social skills. Since you attend together, you will have the opportunity to interact with our experienced early intervention specialist and speech-language pathologist who can provide strategies for managing problem behaviors, offer tips for increasing your child’s communication skills or share appropriate resources. This program is specifically designed for children ages 18 months-6 years who are struggling in an area of development. Register at connectingforkids.org/register or by phone: 440-570-5908.

Friday, Feb. 21 (3-4:15 p.m.) Candid: Introduction to Finding Grants – Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. Please register.

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Volume 12, Issue 3, Posted 9:55 AM, 02.04.2020

Upcoming Programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Feb. 8 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library.

Monday, Feb. 10 (7 p.m.) STEAM On: Sock Puppets – Grades 3-4: Join us for a hands-on STEAM program. Make a sock puppet of your favorite character. Registration required.

Wednesday, Feb. 12 (7 p.m.) Melted – Grades K-2: Bring your favorite grownup for a chocolate lover’s dream with hands-on candy making.

Thursday, Feb. 20 (4 p.m.) Flight School – Let’s learn about airplanes and then design your own. We’ll see which ones fly the farthest!

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Volume 12, Issue 3, Posted 9:56 AM, 02.04.2020

Porter Library's huge annual book sale

The Annual Book Sale presented by The Friends of Porter Public Library will run from Feb. 6-9.  We have three rooms filled to the brim with books we have been saving for a year – fiction for $1, thousands of children's books from $.50, non-fiction for $1 and special priced, DVDs for $2, CDs and audiobooks for $1, and much more.

Check out our large selection of leather-bound classics in our special-priced books section. We also have a silent auction of very special books in the showcase in the lobby of the library. Many books about Cleveland and our sports teams, plus books signed by their authors. Bids for the silent auction items will be taken until 3:00 on Feb. 9. No phone bids, please. 

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Volume 12, Issue 3, Posted 9:53 AM, 02.04.2020

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Wednesday, Jan. 29 (3:15 p.m.) Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Drop off your stuffed animal at the Bay Village Library on Jan. 28 any time between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Join us for a stuffed animal sleepover party on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 3:15 p.m. for stories, crafts and activities when you pick up your favorite stuffed friend.

Saturday, Feb. 8 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library.

TEEN

Wednesdays, Jan. 22, 29 and Feb. 5 (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 and up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

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Volume 12, Issue 2, Posted 9:55 AM, 01.21.2020

Friends of Bay Village Library's winter book sale is Jan. 25-27

The Friends of the Bay Village Library's winter used book sale begins Saturday, Jan. 25th, at 9:00 a.m. and runs through Monday, Jan. 27, at 7:00 p.m. The sale is held in the meeting room of the library during regular library hours.

There is a large selection of books for readers of all ages as well as magazines, DVDs, CDs, audio books and more. All materials have been categorized for easy shopping. Monday, the last day of the sale, is bag day when a full bag of books costs $2. Bags are provided by the library. Proceeds from the sale are used to support upcoming library programs and activities.

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Volume 12, Issue 2, Posted 9:55 AM, 01.21.2020

Porter Library's annual book sale is Feb. 6-9

The Friends of Porter Public Library in Westlake will have their annual book sale from Feb. 6-9 with a preview night for members of Friends on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4-7 p.m. Memberships will be available at the door.

You will find plenty of fiction, non-fiction, children's books, DVDs, CDs, and audio books. There will be three rooms, including a room dedicated to hundreds of children's books.

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Volume 12, Issue 2, Posted 9:49 AM, 01.21.2020

January events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, Jan. 21 (10:30-11:30 a.m.) Tablet Tuesday User Group – Share tips and tricks with each other about using iPads and Android tablets. Kindle Fire users are welcome. Please bring your own devices. Please register.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 (2-3 p.m.) Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Danielle Bruck from Symphony at Olmsted Falls will give an overall explanation of dementia with additional information about Alzheimer’s Disease. Please register.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 (6-7:30 p.m.) Tabletop Game Night: Ticket to Ride – Europe – It’s game night at the library! This month’s game is Ticket To Ride: Europe. We’ll provide the game, snacks and drinks. Bring your suggestions for future Tabletop Game Nights. Grades 7-12. Registration begins Jan. 14.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 (6:30 p.m.) Speaker Series – Join us for a presentation by local pediatric professionals on "How to Meet the Needs of Typical Siblings." Free, supervised children’s activities are available, but adults and children must register separately. Register at connectingforkids.org/register, or by calling 440-570-5908.

Tuesday, Jan. 21 (7-7:30 p.m.) Bedtime Stories: Llama, Llama – Time to unwind at the end of the day. Llama, Llama will help us as we get ready for bed with quiet stories, songs and other bedtime activities. Ages 4-6. Siblings welcome.

Wednesdays, Jan. 22 and 29 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesday, Jan. 22 (2 p.m.) Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion – The January selection is "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng.

Wednesdays, Jan. 22 and 29 (3-4:30 p.m.) Tween Scene – Drop in after school to play board games and video games with your friends. Snacks will be provided. Grades 5-6.

Wednesday, Jan. 22 (4-5 p.m.) Winter Walk – Bundle up for a winter walk with us in our garden and on our property. We will quietly observe nature, hear a story, and warm up with hot cider and a treat. Registration begins Jan. 15. Please register siblings separately.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 10:34 AM, 01.07.2020

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Jan. 11 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library.

Monday, Jan. 13 (7 p.m.) STEAM On: Snap Circuits – Join us for a hands-on STEAM program. Design and build models of working electrical circuits. Registration required.

Thursday, Jan. 16 (4 p.m.) Beach Party – Heat things up with summer stories, songs and sand. It might be cold outside, but we won’t mind! Registration required.

TEEN

Wednesdays, Jan. 8 and 15 (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 and up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 10:37 AM, 01.07.2020

Kathryn Maver named to Westlake Porter Public Library board

The Westlake Porter Public Library board of trustees has appointed Kathryn “Kate” Maver to serve a term from 2020-2026.

A Westlake resident, Maver is the director of development for the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, Cleveland. She previously served as the pastor of the Wells River/Newbury United Church of Christ in Vermont, the planned & major gifts officer at the Little City Foundation in Palatine, Illinois, and the communications and development director at the Horizons Hospice. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and a master’s degree in divinity.

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Volume 12, Issue 1, Posted 10:34 AM, 01.07.2020

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

Books make wonderful and appreciated gifts. "Great Books for Kids," Cuyahoga County Public Library’s annual list of the very best recently published books for kids of all ages, is a great source to find books to give as gifts to the children in your life this holiday season. Stop by the library to pick up the expanded Winter Program Guide to see what books have been featured on our list this year.

Our library will be closed on Dec. 24, 25, 31, and Jan. 1, but our digital collection is always open, so don't forget to browse our book, magazine, music and movie downloadables.

CHILDREN

Storytimes will be on hiatus through the rest of December. They will start back up on Jan. 6. We will have a make-and-take craft in the children's area until Dec. 20.

Weekly Storytimes (Start Jan. 6)

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Jan. 11 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Registration required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bay Village Branch Library.

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Volume 11, Issue 24, Posted 10:21 AM, 12.17.2019

December events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, Dec. 17 (1-3 p.m.) BINGO – Adults with special needs will play BINGO for fun and socialization. Small prizes available. No cost to play. No BINGO experience necessary. All materials provided. Come early and bring your own lunch if you’d like.

Tuesday, Dec. 17 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Interactive Movie – Watch this holiday classic in a brand new way. Sing, snack and craft along with Buddy the elf as he learns his true identity. Grades 7-12. Registration required, but drop-ins welcome while supplies last. Please register.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (2 p.m.) Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion – We'll discuss "A Lowcountry Christmas" by Mary Alice Monroe.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (3:30-6 p.m.) Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Tournament: Teen – Battle it out in Super Smash Ultimate for Nintendo Switch to see who will take the top spot and reign as champion! Grades 7-12.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (4-5:30 p.m.) and Thursday, December 19 (6:30-8 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Sign-ups begin Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Super Smash Brothers Ultimate Tournament: Adult – Battle it out in Super Smash Ultimate for Nintendo Switch to see who will take the top spot and reign as champion!

Wednesday, Dec. 18 (7-8 p.m.) 50 Years Later: Looking Back at the Summer of Love, Altamont and Woodstock – This year marks 50 years since Woodstock! Take a step backward in time to one of the biggest musical events in history! Please register.

Thursday, Dec. 19 (4-4:45 p.m.) Cookie Decorating – Engage your child’s senses and encourage messy play while delighting in the fun and wonder of the season. For students with special needs ages 3-7 and their typical peers. If you have allergy or diet concerns please contact the Youth Services Department at 440-250-5471. Please register.

Thursday, Dec. 19 (6-6:45 p.m.) and Friday, Dec. 27 (11-11:45 a.m.) Adapted Storytime – Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This 30-minute storytime followed by a time for socialization is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared to ages 3-7 but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately. Registration begins one week before each session.

Friday, Dec. 20 (4-4:45 p.m.) Got Science? – Have you ever wondered how the police figure out a crime? This month we’ll figure out the clues to solve a crime. Grades 1 and 2. Please register.

Saturday, Dec. 21 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) December Fun! – ‘Tis the season for fun! Join us as we make homemade crafts to enjoy! All ages.

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Volume 11, Issue 23, Posted 3:07 PM, 12.06.2019

Porter Library now offering a special needs literacy kit

Westlake Porter Public Library is now offering its users a special needs literacy kit specifically designed for individuals with developmental or learning differences. The kit features the book "Jay and Ben" by Lulu Delacre. The book is unique because it comes with communication symbols that children with special needs will find familiar. According to WorldCat, a global catalog of library collections, WPPL is one of only two libraries in Ohio to offer the kit.

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Volume 11, Issue 22, Posted 9:29 AM, 11.19.2019

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

What made Christmas extra-special to a Cleveland kid? Come relive some of your fondest moments as Gail Ghetia Bellamy presents stories and photos from her book "Cleveland Christmas Memories" at the Bay Village branch library on Monday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m.

Take a trip down memory lane as you recall wonderful memories of Mr. Jingeling (the keeper of Santa’s keys) on TV or in person at Halle’s; gazing at the giant Sterling-Lindner tree; stopping at Higbee’s downstairs Frosty Bar for sweet relief after the long line to see Santa; mouthwatering treats from Hough Bakery and traditional ethnic flavors from the local market; the brilliant holiday lighting display at GE’s Nela Park. Plus, many more. A book signing will follow the presentation. 

CHILDREN

Storytimes will be on hiatus for the month of December. We will have a daily make-and-take craft in the children's area from Dec. 2-20.

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Monday, Dec. 2 (11 a.m.) Homeschool: Bouncy Slime – Make and test the properties of slime to see if it will bounce. Registration required.  

Wednesday, Dec. 4 (7 p.m.) Mad Scientists: Gingerbread – Join us for a hands-on science program. Challenge your engineering skills to build a gingerbread house. Registration required.

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Volume 11, Issue 22, Posted 9:31 AM, 11.19.2019

Three Friends of the Library events in one weekend

Look no further than the Westlake Porter Public Library for your holiday gifts!

Portables Gift Shop’s annual Holiday Sale, located in the lobby of the Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, will be Saturday, Nov. 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Dec. 1, 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Portables sells jewelry, greeting cards, candles, clothing, Night Scout beanies, Simply Southern, household décor, seasonal gifts, sundries and more.

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Volume 11, Issue 22, Posted 9:30 AM, 11.19.2019

Holiday prep at Porter Library

Westlake Porter Public Library has two events coming up to get you in the holiday spirit.

"Decorating with Dean’s" on Monday, Dec. 2, from 7-8:30 p.m. is becoming an annual tradition at WPPL. Staff from Dean’s Greenhouse in Westlake will give an overview of different types of greenery and show you how to create a beautiful porch pot to brighten your front door. They will also share some tablescape ideas and demonstrate how to create gorgeous bows to adorn wreaths and pots.

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Volume 11, Issue 22, Posted 9:29 AM, 11.19.2019

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Nov. 9 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Space is limited. Registration required.

Monday, Nov. 11 (7 p.m.) STEAM On: Makey Makey – Join us for a hands-on STEAM program. Turn everyday objects, like bananas and clay, into controllers using Makey Makey invention kits. Registration required.

TEEN

Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

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Volume 11, Issue 21, Posted 9:31 AM, 11.05.2019

Learn about owls in Ohio

The Westlake Garden Club completes its evening speaker series with "Owls in Ohio" presented by Jim Tomko, president of the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland, on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. at Westlake Porter Public Library. Come and learn about these fascinating creatures. Up to eight owl species reside in Northeast Ohio throughout the year and three of the most common include the Great Horned Owl, the Barred Owl and the Eastern Screech-Owl.

This presentation is free but space is limited. Please register by calling Porter Library at 440-871-2600 or by going online at westlakelibrary.org/events. For questions regarding Garden Club events or membership, please contact Kathy Bruening at 440-385-7566.

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Volume 11, Issue 21, Posted 9:25 AM, 11.05.2019

November events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, Nov. 5 (7-8 p.m.) Big Spender: How to Beat the College Cost Game – It’s hard to know what’s “normal” to spend on your child’s higher education. College Tutors will help you discern what you should be looking for – and looking out for – when it comes to spending on college and offer tips on how to save. Please register.

Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesday, Nov. 6 (1-2:30 p.m.) Cuyahoga West Genealogical Society Help Session – Please join the genealogy group for an informal walk-in help session. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Wednesdays, Nov. 6 and 13 (3-4:30 p.m.) Tween Scene – Drop in after school to play board games and video games with your friends. Snacks will be provided. Grades 5-6.

Wednesdays, Nov. 6, 13 and 20 (4-5:30 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Dogs will stay for 10 minutes past the last registered reader or 1.5 hours, whichever comes first. Sign-ups begin Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 6 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Horror Film Club – Calling all horror film fans: Join us for another creepy classic from the vault ... if you dare! New members are always welcome, but children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult. Please register.

Wednesday, Nov. 6 (7-8 p.m.) Alternatives to Cable TV – Frustrated with cable service? This program will help you sort through the variety of viewing alternatives available. Learn about digital media players, streaming services and additional options.

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

Thursday, Nov. 7 (3-5 p.m.) Purrr-fect Reading Friends – Charlie the Cat is the purrr-fect reading friend! Drop in and share a story with Charlie, a reading therapy cat. Bring your own book to share or choose one of ours. Charlie’s environment adapts for those with allergies. Please call ahead if you have any questions. Sign-up at the Youth Services desk begins at 3 p.m.

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Volume 11, Issue 21, Posted 9:30 AM, 11.05.2019

WPPL celebrates Veterans Day

Westlake Porter Public Library will celebrate veterans and Veterans Day with a special program on Monday, Nov. 11, at 6:30 p.m. "WPPL Celebrates Veterans Day" will be a two-part program based on eyewitness accounts of wartime and military life.

The first part will feature Glenn Blair as he shares his recollections of growing up during the turbulent times of World War II. Following Blair’s presentation, three veterans will talk about their experiences in the U.S. military. All three participated in the Veterans History Project through the library. Clips from their interviews will be shown followed by remarks by the veterans about their time in the service.

For more information or to register, please call 440-871-2600 or visit westlakelibrary.org/events.

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Volume 11, Issue 21, Posted 9:25 AM, 11.05.2019

Friends of Bay Village Library used book sale

The Friends of the Bay Village Library Fall Used Book Sale begins Saturday, Oct. 26, at 9:00 a.m. and runs through Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7:00 p.m. The sale is held in the meeting room of the library during regular library hours.

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Volume 11, Issue 20, Posted 9:25 AM, 10.15.2019

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

During World War II, more than 6,000 prisoners of war resided at Camp Perry near Port Clinton and its branch camps at Columbus, Rossford, Cambridge, Celina, Bowling Green, Defiance, Marion, Parma and Wilmington. Dr. Jim Van Keuren will delve into the neglected history of Ohio's POW camps when he joins us at the Bay Village branch library on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. He will sell and sign his book, "World War II POW Camps in Ohio," following the presentation.

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Nov 9 (10 a.m.) Preschool STEAM – Ages 3-5: Join us for stories and a hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activity. Space is limited. Registration required.

TEEN

Wednesdays, Oct. 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6 (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

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Volume 11, Issue 20, Posted 9:27 AM, 10.15.2019

Late October events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Wednesdays, Oct. 16, 23 and 30 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesday, Oct. 16 (3-4 p.m.) Ocean and River Cruising – Which type of cruise is right for you and your family? Karen Kulow helps you figure out which cruise will maximize your fun and time. Please register.

Wednesday, Oct. 16 (3-4:30 p.m.) Tween Scene – Drop in after school to play board games and video games with your friends. Snacks will be provided. Grades 5-6.

Wednesdays, Oct. 16, 23 and 30 (4-5:30 p.m.) and Thursday, Oct. 17 (6:30-8 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Dogs will stay for 10 minutes past the last registered reader or 1.5 hours, whichever comes first. Sign-ups begin Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 16 (6:30-8:45 p.m.) Cuyahoga West Genealogical Society – Dorothy Titera from the Westlake Family History Center will present "Genealogical Roundtable: Honoring Our Military Ancestors."

Wednesday, Oct. 16 (7-8:30 p.m.) Garden Club Presents Medical Marijuana – Dr. Dvora Nelson of Lakewood Medical Clinic will discuss the benefits of medicinal marijuana for some common diseases that fall under Ohio’s qualifying conditions. Please register.

Thursdays, Oct. 17, 24 and 31 (4-5 p.m., Grades 3-4) and Mondays, Oct. 21 and 28 (4-5 p.m., Grades 3-8) Code Club! – Learn how to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code! Registration begins a week before each session. Please register for just one session per week.

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Volume 11, Issue 20, Posted 9:26 AM, 10.15.2019

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Monday, Oct. 14 (7 p.m.) STEAM On: Candy Corn Catapult – Join us for a hands-on STEAM program. Build a catapult and see how far you can launch candy corn.

TEEN

Wednesdays (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (3 p.m.) Write On – Grades 5-8: Join us for fun, quirky and challenging writing exercises and activities to get your creativity flowing.

ADULT

Friday, Oct. 4 (10 a.m.) BAYarts Book Discussion – Join friends, neighbors and library staff for a monthly book discussion on the BAYarts campus. This month's book, "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens, is available at the library and BAYarts.

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Volume 11, Issue 19, Posted 9:16 AM, 10.01.2019

Early October events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Wednesdays, Oct. 2, 9 and 16 (9:30 & 10:15 a.m.) Let’s Sing and Dance! – Sing and move to the music with Miss Nancy! For children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Please arrive early to receive a ticket.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 (1-2:30 p.m.) Cuyahoga West Genealogical Society Help Session – Please join the genealogy group for an informal walk-in help session. Please bring pedigree and/or family group sheets to aid the volunteers in helping you.

Wednesdays, Oct. 2, 9 and 16 (4-5:30 p.m.) and Thursdays, Oct. 3 and 17 (6:30-8 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Dogs will stay for 10 minutes past the last registered reader or 1.5 hours, whichever comes first. Sign-ups begin Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 (6-8:45 p.m.) CPR – CPR and AED certification for adult, child and infant. Instruction by certified instructors/paramedics from UH St. John Medical Center. Must be 13 years of age. Participants under the age of 14 must have a parent/legal guardian with them in class. If any questions, contact the instructors at uh4cpr@gmail.com. Please register.

Wednesday, Oct. 2 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Horror Film Club – Calling all horror film fans: Join us for another creepy classic from the vault ... if you dare! New members are always welcome, but children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult. Please register.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (10 a.m.-noon) Reverse Mortgages for Seniors – Reverse mortgages are valuable tools for seniors 62 and older. There is almost no limit for use of the funds which come tax free. Keep Medicare from attacking your home equity. A complimentary quote to see how much you may qualify for is available. Please register.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile

Thursday, Oct. 3 (1:30-2:30 p.m.) Write to a Friend – Adults with special needs and their caregivers will decorate cards for friends or senior citizen pen pals. Several options for all abilities will be provided. No letter or card writing experience necessary. Come early and bring your own lunch, if you’d like.

Thursdays, Oct. 3 and 10 (4-5 p.m., Grades 3-4) and Monday, Oct. 7 (4-5 p.m., Grades 3-8) Code Club! – Learn how to build an app, design a video game, and change the world through code! Registration begins a week before each session. Please register for just one session per week.

Thursday, Oct. 3 (6-7 p.m.) Teen Trivia Night – Get your team assembled and join us the first Thursday of the month for Teen Trivia Night! There will be different themes each month. Please register.

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Volume 11, Issue 19, Posted 9:15 AM, 10.01.2019

Upcoming programs at Bay Village Branch Library

CHILDREN

Weekly Storytimes:

  • Mondays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (10 a.m.) Toddler Storytime – ages 19-35 months
  • Tuesdays (6:45 p.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages
  • Wednesdays (10 a.m.) Baby and Me Storytime – ages birth-18 months
  • Thursdays (10 a.m.) Preschool Storytime – ages 3-5 (not yet in kindergarten)
  • Fridays (10 a.m. and 11 a.m.) Family Storytime – for all ages

Saturday, Sept. 28 (10 a.m.) Lego WeDo Big Bot Challenge – Grades 1-4:Team up with your grown-up for a hands-on building adventure using Lego WeDo Robotics Kits. Build and program your own Smart Spinner and other Amazing Mechanisms. Space is limited. Registration is required.

TEEN

Wednesdays, Sept. 18, 25 and Oct. 2 (3-4 p.m.) Teen Zone – Grades 5 & up: Hang out with something fun to do after school – gaming, art, movies, technology and more! Parents/guardians must complete a Release and Hold Harmless form.

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Volume 11, Issue 18, Posted 9:13 AM, 09.17.2019