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Featured Programs & Events
Sun, Sep 27, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Bonjour! Fancy Nancies and Dapper Dans are invited to a Fancy Nancy Tea Party! Pick up a fancy kit in the Youth Services Department starting September... more
Bonjour! Fancy Nancies and Dapper Dans are invited to a Fancy Nancy Tea Party! Pick up a fancy kit in the Youth Services Department starting September 27. Ages 5-8.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Sep 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed at the... more
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed at the Drive-Up window)

Mon, Sep 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on social media to learn about Claude Monet and how to make watercolors at home!

Mon, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room
Please give blood from 1-7 p.m. in the Porter Room.

Tue, Sep 29, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs and movement. For families with children up to 2-6, siblings welcome.

Tue, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
Join Prof. Marcus Rediker of the University of Pittsburgh on Zoom as he discusses the history of slave resistance, rebellions, and the efforts of... more
Join Prof. Marcus Rediker of the University of Pittsburgh on Zoom as he discusses the history of slave resistance, rebellions, and the efforts of abolitionists to end the slave trade.
Register

Wed, Sep 30, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ms. Katie shares storytime with friendly felines, Murray and Oliver!

Wed, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
A bi-weekly meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Wed, Sep 30, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs and movement. For families with children up to 2-6, siblings welcome.

Thu, Oct 01, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Porter Room
Please give blood from 1-7 p.m. in the Porter Room.

Thu, Oct 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.

Fri, Oct 02, All day
Adult. Requires internet connection, a device to view presentation, email address & tacky glue or glue gun. Around 10/2 you will receive an email with... more
Adult. Requires internet connection, a device to view presentation, email address & tacky glue or glue gun. Around 10/2 you will receive an email with instructions and when to pickup materials.
This event is full

Fri, Oct 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
These two databases are excellent research companions for your teen or college age student!

Sat, Oct 03, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Parking Lot
WPPL appreciates YOU! Kick off Customer Appreciation Week by bringing up to two copy boxes of loose paper to be shredded. As a COVID-era safety precaution,... more
WPPL appreciates YOU! Kick off Customer Appreciation Week by bringing up to two copy boxes of loose paper to be shredded. As a COVID-era safety precaution, please remain in your vehicle.

Sat, Oct 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us for this ZOOM storytime designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3-7 years.

Sun, Oct 04, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom
Dress in your fanciest clothes as we have fun being fancy together during this ZOOM party! Ages 5-8.

Mon, Oct 05, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a Halloween craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed... more
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a Halloween craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed at the Drive-Up window)

Tue, Oct 06, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after October 6! October bag will contain 3 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder... more
Pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after October 6! October bag will contain 3 alphabet letter activities that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club blog. Ages 4-6 While supplies last.

Tue, Oct 06, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Tuesday, September 29 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Learn on Zoom how to assemble a first-aid kit from your pantry. Receive a healing spice guide and learn what herbs you must keep on hand and how to use them... more
Learn on Zoom how to assemble a first-aid kit from your pantry. Receive a healing spice guide and learn what herbs you must keep on hand and how to use them for effective results.
Register

Rescheduled
Tue, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
New date Tuesday, August 11, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Join WPPL staff on Zoom for a fun discussion about the LGBTQIA-themed books, films, music, and TV shows that we're currently indulging in, as well as new... more
Join WPPL staff on Zoom for a fun discussion about the LGBTQIA-themed books, films, music, and TV shows that we're currently indulging in, as well as new releases available at the library.

Tue, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Join WPPL staff on Zoom for a fun discussion about the LGBTQIA-themed books, films, music, and TV shows that we're currently indulging in, as well as new... more
Join WPPL staff on Zoom for a fun discussion about the LGBTQIA-themed books, films, music, and TV shows that we're currently indulging in, as well as new releases available at the library.
Register

Wed, Oct 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent... more
Join Miss Nancy on ZOOM for Sing and Dance! Participants must provide an email address in order to receive Zoom instructions. Zoom instructions will be sent the day of the program. Ages 2-6.

Wed, Oct 07, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
The Horror Film Club celebrates Halloween 2020! Join us for a short Zoom meeting before our monthly movie!Register

Wed, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Are you scared yet? The Horror Film Club returns for an online viewing! Join us on Watch2Gether for another classic chiller.

Thu, Oct 08, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Oct 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.

Fri, Oct 09, All day
Join Got Science? and make your own miniature geodesic dome. Got Science? kits will be available in the Youth Services Department beginning October 9.... more
Join Got Science? and make your own miniature geodesic dome. Got Science? kits will be available in the Youth Services Department beginning October 9. Grades 1 & 2.
Registration opens Friday, October 2 2020 at 9:00am

Fri, Oct 09, 9:00am - 6:00pm
If you are eligible to enter the Reflections Art Competition, pick up an art kit to work on your themed piece! Grades K-12

Fri, Oct 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
First part of our series on the history of LGBTQ inclusion in film.

Sat, Oct 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Zoom
Learn to knit in this online Zoom class with instructor Lynn Nilges.

Sun, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Zoom
Calm your body, mind, and spirit in this live ZOOM yoga class taught by Ms. Jen, certified Yoga Instructor. Recommended for teens and adults!
Registration opens Sunday, October 4 2020 at 9:00am

Mon, Oct 12, 9:00am - 8:00pm
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a Halloween craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed... more
Stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a Halloween craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12. While supplies last. (Call and request a kit to be placed at the Drive-Up window)

Mon, Oct 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
This storytime will feature titles engaging families in Hispanic/Latinx culture and history.

Mon, Oct 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Join us via Zoom as professional photographer, Katie Garlock, shows us how to look our best in photographs and online presentations.

Tue, Oct 13, All day
Participate in this family friendly latern display. Pick up lantern supplies in the Youth Service Department starting October 13. Return finished lantern... more
Participate in this family friendly latern display. Pick up lantern supplies in the Youth Service Department starting October 13. Return finished lantern to Youth Services Dept. by October 19.

Tue, Oct 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom with Dr. Casen DeMaria from the Drugless Doctors as she discusses how to support your hormonal system naturally. Register

Tue, Oct 13, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Tuesday, October 6 2020 at 9:00am

Tue, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Join us on Zoom to build your connections and find your next position.Register

Tue, Oct 13, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Porter Room
Free sensory consults for children (18 months - 12 years of age) will be offered in various locations throughout our programming year (September-May).Register

Tue, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
During this dynamic and fun pre-recorded presentation, you will have an opportunity to define, design, and experience your dream. You will learn the... more
During this dynamic and fun pre-recorded presentation, you will have an opportunity to define, design, and experience your dream. You will learn the essential keys for tuning into your purpose.

Tue, Oct 13, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Zoom
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Digital copies of the book are available on Hoopla.... more
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Digital copies of the book are available on Hoopla. Registration required. Instructions below.
Register

Wed, Oct 14, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Wed, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom
In this beginner class, students will learn the sign language alphabet, how to meet and greet people and the basics of communicating with the deaf.

Wed, Oct 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
A bi-weekly meet up for writers in grades 7-12.

Wed, Oct 14, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.
Registration opens Wednesday, October 7 2020 at 9:00am

Thu, Oct 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
Tune in and join the fun as we stream a live storytime!

Thu, Oct 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of... more
Love Roblox? Then WPPL has a Club for you! We have some private servers set up for Tweens in grades 4th-6th to hang out with their friends and enjoy some of the most popular games via Zoom.

Thu, Oct 15, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we host area nonprofit leaders to share information about emerging trends and critical needs in the social sector. Register

Thu, Oct 15, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Dover Room
Your child will enjoy playing with other children while practicing language and social skills. Specifically designed for children ages 18 months-6 years who... more
Your child will enjoy playing with other children while practicing language and social skills. Specifically designed for children ages 18 months-6 years who are struggling in an area of development.
Register

Fri, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom
Join Got Science? on ZOOM and build a Geodesic Dome. Grades 1-2.

Sat, Oct 17, All day
Pick up your Mystery STEAM Bag Supplies at the YS desk starting October 17. Registering for this event also registers you for the zoom Mystery STEAM Bag... more
Pick up your Mystery STEAM Bag Supplies at the YS desk starting October 17. Registering for this event also registers you for the zoom Mystery STEAM Bag event on October 24. Grades 1 & 2.
Registration opens Saturday, October 10 2020 at 9:00am

Canceled
Sat, Oct 17, 9:30am - 11:30am
Do you want to write a mystery, but don't know where to start or how to proceed? Let local writer Miranda Gargasz teach you how.

Sat, Oct 17, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom
Join Miss Rachel for a virtual Pokemon ZOOM meeting! We will play a guess that Pokemon game and have time for show and tell. Feel free to bring a... more
Join Miss Rachel for a virtual Pokemon ZOOM meeting! We will 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!

Sat, Oct 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom
Work on your Reflections Art Competition piece together on this calming ZOOM creation session as we create art together and work on our projects!

Visit welcome page: September is Library Card Sign-Up Month featuring DC's Wonder Woman

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Whether you're getting a new library card or returning to the library after a while, now is the perfect time to find out everything your library has to offer. For examples, check out WPPL on social media every day this month.

We appreciate the patience and understanding of our patrons right now. So we're going to celebrate Customer Appreciation Week again October 3-10! Starting on September 27, you can sign up— in-person or via Beanstack— for a chance to be the Customer of the Day. Check social media for more gratitude!

Take part in the first ever WPPL Virtual Health Fair Week: September 20-26! Join us on Zoom for a Health Program during the week, take the Healthy Living Challenge and enter to win prizes, read library health blogs and see Library @ 11 videos on social media.

go to One Community Reads website

Your nine local library systems invite you to participate in Northeast Ohio’s largest book club, One Community Reads: Racial Equity in America, throughout August-December 2020. Join Marcus Rediker on Tuesday, Sept. 29 as he discusses the history of slave resistance and rebellions. Check the calendar for more WPPL events.

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

kids at storytime

Kids & Parents

teens playing board game

Teens

teens playing board game

Teens

adults in library

Adults

adults in library

Adults

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Special Needs

Christian and Christopher with sensory break box items

Special Needs

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

Girl looking at a computer

Download & Stream

3-D printer

Technology & Services

3-d printer

Technology & Services

business & careers

Careers & Finance

business & careers

Careers & Finance

readers & writers

Readers & Writers

readers & writers

Readers & Writers