Westlake Porter Public Library's late May calendar of events
Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late May 2021 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.
May 12-22 – Summer Art Walk Submissions – What does summer look like to you? Artists in grades K-6 to be showcased throughout the month of June. Artists in grades 7-adult to be showcased throughout the month of July. Art must meet all guidelines and must be submitted with a submission form. Guidelines and form can be found at westlakelibrary.org. Bring completed form and art piece to the Youth Services Desk no later than May 22. Need help? Contact Youth Services at 440-250-5471.
Wednesday, May 19 (2-3 p.m.) Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion (Live) – The Wednesday book discussion takes place on the THIRD Wednesday of the month. This month’s book is "This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger. A limited number of books are available at the Circulation Desk. The discussion will be held via Zoom. Please register and provide an email to receive Zoom instructions.
Wednesday, May 19 (7-8 p.m.) Virtual Trivia Night at Porter (Live) – Join us for a Virtual Trivia Night all about your favorite movies! Play as a single player or family. Presented live via Zoom. Please register.
Saturday, May 22 (11-11:30 a.m.) Pokemon Fun (Live) – We’ll play a “Guess that Pokemon” game and have time for show and tell. Feel free to bring a favorite Pokemon card or toy for show and tell! Registration begins one week before each program. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.
Monday, May 24 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile
Monday, May 24 (7-8:30 p.m.) Maker Monday: Geocaching (Live) – Learn how to get out and about with geocaching, a worldwide “treasure hunt” using your smartphone’s GPS! Please register.
Wednesday, May 26 (noon-12:45 p.m.) Stuffy Nose Talk: MetroHealth (Live) – Join us on Zoom for a discussion of the ear, nose and throat issues you shouldn’t ignore by Dr. David Stepnik from MetroHealth. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom information.
Wednesday, May 26 (4-5 p.m.) Teen Writers Group (Live) – An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12. This is a dedicated hour to just write. We’ll save the last 15 minutes for any writer in need of some group brainstorming. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.
Wednesday, May 26 (7-7:30 p.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. Please register. Participants must provide an email address to receive Zoom instructions.
Wednesday, May 26 (8-9 p.m.) Discovery Box for Teens: Summer Edition Sign Up – A personalized subscription box services for teens in grades 7-12. Each box will include a book, a paper craft, a mystery snack and a few other surprises! After signing up you’ll receive a survey to help us personalize your box to your taste. Registration begins May 26. Pick-up takes place June 2-4.
Sunday, May 30 and Monday, May 31 – Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
To register for any of the programs, please visit westlakelibrary.org/events.
Elaine Willis is the Public Relations Associate at Westlake Porter Public Library.