Early September virtual events at Westlake Porter Public Library
Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s early September 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, Sept. 2; Thursday, Sept. 3; and Friday, Sept. 4 (11-11:30 a.m.) Library at 11 (Online) – Join us on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube to see what family friendly video we have in store for you!
Wednesday, Sept. 2 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Horror Film Club: Online Edition – New members are always welcome, but children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register. The Club will meet online using the video sharing site Watch2Gether. To participate, 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. You do not need an account with Watch2Gether to participate.
Thursday, Sept. 3 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile
Thursday, Sept. 3 (6-6:30 p.m.) Mystery STEAM Bag Challenge – Pick up your Mystery Bag of craft materials and a challenge card at the library. Use these materials to complete the design challenge, and share your designs in a Zoom meeting on Sept. 3 with Miss Andrea and Miss Holly. Grades 1-2. Please register.
Monday, Sept. 7 (11-11:30 a.m. or 7-7:30 p.m.) Kindergarten Kick-Off Storytime (online) – Join us on Facebook, Instagram or YouTube for a kindergarten-themed storytime as we kick off the new school year! For kindergartners.
Tuesdays, Sept. 8 and 15 (11-11:30 a.m.) Family Storytime (Live) – Join us on Zoom for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs and movement. For families with children up to 2-6, siblings welcome. Registration begins one week before each session. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions on the day of the program.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 (1-3 p.m.) Career Transition: What Motivates You? (Zoom) – Motivation is a crucial element in setting and attaining your career goals and YOU can influence your own levels of motivation and self-control. To be successful in your job search or career transition you need to understand motivation and learn how to manage your motivation levels. Find out how in this program. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive an invitation and Zoom instructions.
Tuesday, Sept. 8 (7-8:45 p.m.) Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (Online) – Join us via Zoom to discuss "Lost Roses" by Martha Kelly. Registration required. Participants must provide an email address to receive an invitation and instructions for the discussion on Zoom.
Wednesday, Sept. 9 (7-8 p.m.) Fall in Love with Poetry Workshop Online (Zoom) – In this virtual workshop you will participate in a series of creative writing exercises designed to wake up the poet asleep inside of you. No experience is necessary, just a desire to be open to trying new things. Please register. To receive Zoom instructions a few days before the program, please provide an email address upon registration.
Monday, Sept. 14 (7-8:30 p.m.) Maker Monday: Broadcast Yourself on Livestreams (Online) – Learn how to broadcast yourself online with Twitch, Facebook Live, YouTube Live and more! Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions the day of the program.
Wednesday, Sept. 16 (7-8:15 p.m.) Let’s Talk About Sex! Sexual Health Education for Adults (Zoom) – Join health educator Jen Gosnell, MPH, CHES, as she shares information about comprehensive, inclusive sexuality education. This workshop is for adults 18+ seeking information and resources regarding sexual health topics, including anatomy, puberty, STIs, reproductive justice, stigma, contraception, trauma, violence, pleasure, LGBTQIA+ and more! Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions the day of the program.
To register for any of the programs, please visit westlakelibrary.org/events.
Elaine Willis is the Public Relations Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library.