Westlake Porter Public Library's early June events

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s early June 2023 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, June 1 (1-7 p.m.) American Red Cross Bloodmobile

Friday, June 2 (11-11:45 a.m.) Adapted Storytime – Join us for this storytime designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime. Content is geared toward ages 3-7. Registration begins one week before each session.

Saturday, June 3 (10:30-11 a.m.) Wednesday, June 7 (7-7:30 p.m.) Family Storytime – Join us for rhymes, songs and play! For families with children ages 2-6 with a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

Saturday, June 3 (1-2 p.m.) Pokémon Fun! – View and trade cards, do a craft (if desired), and play a Pokémon Bingo game. Feel free to bring your cards! Ages 6-11.

Sunday, June 4 (2-4 p.m.) Anime Club – For anime and manga lovers! All otaku and newbies welcome. Grades 7-adult.

Sunday, June 4 (2-3 p.m.) Brick Builders – Do you love Legos? Bring your ideas and imagination to Brick Builders! Bricks provided. No registration required, but room capacity is limited. First come, first served. Ages 5-12.

Monday, June 5 (11 a.m.-noon) Spread Kindness – Spread kindness by helping others! Adults with disabilities will make sandwiches for those less fortunate to be donated. In turn, they’ll have a fun hour of socializing and learning new tasks and skills that will help them and others in daily life, such as service, food preparation, working together, and giving back. Registration begins May 28.

Monday, June 5 (7-8 p.m.) Planning for LGBTQ+ Families and Individuals – Learn about the key areas of LGBTQ+ financial planning. Presented by Katy Bryan of Skylight Financial Group. Please register.       

Tuesday, June 6 (10-11:30 a.m.) Microsoft Word & Introduction to Northstar – Learn the basics of Microsoft Word and how to access Northstar Digital Literacy for self-paced online learning. Registration begins May 30.

Tuesday, June 6 (7-8:30 p.m.) World at War Forum: Prisoners of War – John Zylstra was a young child when invading Japanese forces took his family captive. Join John as he relates his firsthand experiences as a captive. Please register.

Wednesday, June 7 (4-5 p.m.) Virtual Author Talk: Mike Rucker, PhD – Join us for an author visit with Dr. Mike Rucker as he talks about his book, "The Fun Habit," an inspiring and motivational guidebook that you will want to share with everyone in your life. Streamed live. Please register.

Wednesday, June 7 (4:30-6 p.m.) Bow Wow Books – Stop by Youth Services to sign up for a 10-minute reading time with a reading therapy dog. Sign up starts at 4 p.m. Recommended for Grades K-4.

Wednesday, June 7 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) Horror Film Club – Join us for another creepy classic from the Vault! New members are welcome, but children under 13 must be with an adult. Please register.

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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