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Featured Programs & Events
Mon, Apr 12, All day
Celebrate Cleveland International Film Festival! Register April 5 for a bag of craft activities inspired by A Costume for Nicolas! Pick up in the Youth... more
Celebrate Cleveland International Film Festival! Register April 5 for a bag of craft activities inspired by A Costume for Nicolas! Pick up in the Youth Services Department or the Drive Up Window.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Apr 12, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Looking for a way to keep your little one busy this week? Pick up a busy baby bag filled with craft and play activities to engage with and entertain your... more
Looking for a way to keep your little one busy this week? Pick up a busy baby bag filled with craft and play activities to engage with and entertain your young child. For children ages 2 and under.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Apr 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us online to learn about one of the basics of good money management— the budget.

Tue, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on Zoom for Interviewing for Jobs in 2021 presented by Cynthia Wilt.

Tue, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below.

Wed, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics... more
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics of communicating with the deaf.

Wed, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on ZOOM for an interactive storytime featuring books, rhymes, songs, and movement. For families with children ages 2-6, siblings welcome.

Thu, Apr 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Dr. Kimberly Burkhart of Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital as she teaches behavior management strategies and learn ways to teach children to monitor... more
Join Dr. Kimberly Burkhart of Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital as she teaches behavior management strategies and learn ways to teach children to monitor and modify their own behavior.
Register

Fri, Apr 16, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Join Got Science? and learn about Earth Day! Got Science? kits will be available beginning April 16. You will need a kit to participate in the program. ... more
Join Got Science? and learn about Earth Day! Got Science? kits will be available beginning April 16. You will need a kit to participate in the program.  Grades 1-2.
Register

Sat, Apr 17, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Zoom Programming 1
April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us on Zoom to discuss budgets, spreadsheets, and practical math. Plus we'll make Duct Tape Wallets and our own... more
April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us on Zoom to discuss budgets, spreadsheets, and practical math. Plus we'll make Duct Tape Wallets and our own "banks" out of recycled materials. Grades 3-5.
This event is full

Sun, Apr 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on Zoom for some Earth Day fun! Ages 6-10.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Celebrate Earth Day with earth friendly crafts and activities! Please register to pick up your Earth Day Celebration Bag!
This event is full

Mon, Apr 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Feeling crafty? Make a craft project of your own with this simple, pick-up kit. For adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Please register... more
Feeling crafty? Make a craft project of your own with this simple, pick-up kit. For adults with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Please register to pick up a kit!

Mon, Apr 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Please register and then stop by Youth Services starting at 9am today for a craft kit. For teens in grades 7-12.

Mon, Apr 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Poetry is the most sense-ual kind of writing. Pick up a kit and begin to explore how to write some tactile, olfactory, tasty poems and more! Ages 5-12.

Mon, Apr 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
You don't need a green thumb to pick up a kit and start growing! Kit includes seeds and simple, sensory based projects. Not included? The dirt, sun, or... more
You don't need a green thumb to pick up a kit and start growing! Kit includes seeds and simple, sensory based projects. Not included? The dirt, sun, or bugs! Ages 8-12

Mon, Apr 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on Zoom for a presentation by Michael Zawatsky with the Society for Financial Awareness.

Tue, Apr 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Join us on Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter and enjoy a storytime while learning a few words in sign language! Ages 0-3.

Tue, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Zoom Programming 1
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don't want to miss one of our most popular classes!

Tue, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
pH is the measure of alkalinity or acidity of a solution. Proper body pH can positively affect your digestive, intestinal, circulatory, respiratory, and... more
pH is the measure of alkalinity or acidity of a solution. Proper body pH can positively affect your digestive, intestinal, circulatory, respiratory, and immune systems. Learn how to measure/interpret.

Tue, Apr 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Bring a book to rave about or find your next favorite! An open discussion for Teens in grades 7-12 who love to read.

Wed, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics... more
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics of communicating with the deaf.

Wed, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
The Wednesday Book Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month. A limited number of books are available for checkout at the Circulation Desk.

Thu, Apr 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
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, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us on Zoom with Dr. Michael Kelly from MetroHealth as he talks about the Aging Spine. Registration is required.

Fri, Apr 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as... more
Join us for a hands-on program designed to teach families how to use music to improve their child's motor, communication and social skills as well as behavior led by a Board-Certified Music Therapist.
Register

Fri, Apr 23, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join Got Science? on ZOOM and learn more about Earth Day! Grades 1-2.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Pick up your Mystery STEAM Bag Supplies at the YS desk starting April 24. Registering for this event also registers you for the ZOOM Mystery STEAM Bag event... more
Pick up your Mystery STEAM Bag Supplies at the YS desk starting April 24. Registering for this event also registers you for the ZOOM Mystery STEAM Bag event on May 1. Grades 1 & 2.
Register

Sat, Apr 24, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Do you need accurate, unbiased information about Medicare? Attend a presentation via Zoom by OSHIIP, Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, to... more
Do you need accurate, unbiased information about Medicare? Attend a presentation via Zoom by OSHIIP, Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program, to learn the "ins and outs" of Medicare.

Sat, Apr 24, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom Programming 2
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!
Registration opens Saturday, April 17 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Apr 26, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Please register and pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after April 26. Each bag will contain multiple early literacy concepts that will be featured... more
Please register and pick up your Kinder Club packet on or after April 26. Each bag will contain multiple early literacy concepts that will be featured weekly on our Kinder Club Blog. Ages 4-6
Registration opens Monday, April 19 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join Holly Klingler from NEO-RLS on Zoom as she discusses current tech trends, followed by a Q & A.

Tue, Apr 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Zoom Programming 1
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, April 20 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us on Zoom for an interactive cooking program on preparing a healthy meal at home. Registration is required. Recipe and ingredient list will be... more
Join us on Zoom for an interactive cooking program on preparing a healthy meal at home. Registration is required. Recipe and ingredient list will be emailed to participants the week before class.
Registration opens Tuesday, April 13 2021 at 9:00am

Tue, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
Mandy Altimus Stahl will discuss the Titanic from concept to completion, the sinking of the Titanic, and stories of the passengers.

Tue, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Parents and caregivers will learn strategies to help their child develop and maintain friendships and will discuss the complicated nature of social skills... more
Parents and caregivers will learn strategies to help their child develop and maintain friendships and will discuss the complicated nature of social skills as it relates to a variety of diagnoses.
Register

Wed, Apr 28, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Have you always wanted to solve the Rubik's Cube? Register to pick up a cube beginning April 28 and then join us on ZOOM on May 5 to learn the basics of... more
Have you always wanted to solve the Rubik's Cube? Register to pick up a cube beginning April 28 and then join us on ZOOM on May 5 to learn the basics of cubing. Ages 9-13.
Register

Wed, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics... more
In this beginner to intermediate class presented via Zoom, students will learn how to meet and greet people, basic gestures, fingerspelling and the basics of communicating with the deaf.

Wed, Apr 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Programming 2
An online Zoom meet up for writers in grades 7-12.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 21 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 28, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
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, April 21 2021 at 9:00am

Wed, Apr 28, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Youth Services
Register here for WPPL's personalized subscription box service.
Registration opens Wednesday, April 21 2021 at 9:00am

Thu, Apr 29, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
Zoom Programming 2
Join us on Zoom with Jennifer Beir from the Nutrition Department of MetroHealth who will give a Nutrition talk. Registration is required.

Thu, Apr 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Zoom Programming 1
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.

Sat, May 01, All day
Repurpose some old book pages for vintage styled dahlia flower. Freshen your decor or make multiples for a special occasion.
Registration opens Saturday, April 24 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, May 01, 11:00am - 11:40am
Zoom Programming 1
Join us at 11:00 to share your Mystery STEAM Bag design on ZOOM! Grades 1-2
Registration opens Saturday, April 17 2021 at 9:00am

Sat, May 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join local author Karly West as she shares her creative process for crafting her hilarious and unique comic series, The Scholarly Banana.

Mon, May 03, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Calling all Babysitters! Welcome to the Baby-sitters Club. Please register and pick-up starting May 3. Grades 5-8.
Registration opens Monday, April 26 2021 at 9:00am

Mon, May 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Programming 1
Join us on Zoom as Natalie Gonzales returns to lead her popular boot camp style fitness class that can be modified for both beginners and experts alike!

WPPL is open for browsing.

  • Face coverings for ages 2 and up and other temporary policies remain in effect.
  • Computer use is by appointment. Call (440) 871-2600 to schedule an appointment.
  • The drive-up window on the south side of the building is OPEN regular library hours.
  • Check the Event Calendar for news about virtual programs.
money growing April is Financial Literacy Month

It’s always a good time to review and upgrade your financial literacy and never too early for kids to start learning. Since April is Financial Literacy Month, WPPL has put together a variety of programs for all ages to help you and your kids increase your financial knowledge.

BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Test

WPPL is distributing BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Tests through the drive-up window. Anyone seeking a test who is feeling sick or showing COVID symptoms should send someone else to pick up a test for them. Please contact the library for more details.

Learn more about mobile printing

No printer at home? No problem! Same-day computer print jobs can be picked up from our drive-up Pick-Up Window. Follow the instructions on our Mobile Printing page to submit your print job then call the library at 440-871-2600 to arrange a time for pick-up.

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