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Adapted Programming at Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL)

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Located on Center Ridge Rd. in Westlake, WPPL offers a variety of programs targeting children, ages 3-12 years, and focusing on literacy, learning and social interactions. You can register for WPPL programs using the registration links below or by contacting the Youth Services Desk at 1-440-250-5471.

  

Kulture City Sensory Friendly training logo This library has completed sensory-friendly certification with KultureCity.

Upcoming Programs

    • 26 Apr 2024
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 02 May 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 8
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 11 May 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 24 May 2024
    • 10:30 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 03 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    Register

    The Summer Library Challenge is for you! Join us and adapt it to your needs! This event is for patrons who struggle with reading yet are interested in joining the summer Library Challenge.

    Learn strategies and fun ways to make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading yet are interested in the Summer Library Challenge.

    We are pleased to partner with the Cuyahoga County Board of Disabilities as a Library Facilitator location. WPPL thanks the Cuyahoga DD for their grant to accomplish a year of inclusive programming.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 08 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 12 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 12 Jun 2024
    • 2:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    This cute little monster will away all your worries - then gobble them up. This is a fun way of visualizing a worry leaving your mind, getting smaller, then disappearing for good. Ages 10 and up

    For tween and teens ages 10 and up.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 13 Jun 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 17 Jun 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with disabilities and typical peers will learn basics of gardening, plant a container garden, and listen to a story read aloud by a library facilitator. Grades 1-4.

    This outdoor event will involve a hands-on gardening activity. Please dress accordingly. Rain date is Friday, June 21 at 1:00 p.m. You will be notified and automatically registered for the rain date event, should it be needed.

    Please contact us at 440-250-5471 with any questions you may have or if we can offer any reasonable accommodations to help make the event a success.

    We are pleased to partner with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Library Facilitator location. WPPL thanks the Cuyahoga DD for their grant to accomplish a year of inclusive programming.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 19 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 20 Jun 2024
    • 4:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register
    These personalized, little bottles will help calm you. They are a fun way of relieving tension and regulating emotions! Ages 10 and up.


    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 24 Jun 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Get ready to cook by learning important skills you will use in the kitchen! Children will move through stations and learn basic cooking skills, such as measuring. Ages 5-10.

    No food will be consumed or prepared during this program. Some food may be handled. Please contact us about possible allergens. No sharp knives will be used.

    Program is led by a librarian, not a chef or occupational therapist. This program's target audience is children with disabilities; typical peers are welcome.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 26 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 27 Jun 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 28 Jun 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Kids, teens, and adults will be able to try out guitars, ukuleles, keyboards, and dozens of percussion instruments. This inclusive event is for all abilities and ages. Presented by Keep Music Alive.

    This event may get noisy. Limited sensory kits will be available. Families are encouraged to ask for one and/or bring one.

    We are pleased to partner with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Library Facilitator location. WPPL thanks the Cuyahoga DD for their grant to accomplish a year of inclusive programming. This event is presented by the nonprofit Keep Music Alive. For more information, visit their website https://www.keepmusicalive.org/.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 03 Jul 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 06 Jul 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 10 Jul 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 11 Jul 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 17 Jul 2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Meet the registered therapy horses of Tender Touch Equine. Interact with these tender and gentle miniature horses who have visited over 50 area schools, nursing homes, and community events. All ages.

    This inclusive event will give children and adults with disabilities and their peers an opportunity to meet and interact with the tender and gentle miniature horses of Tender Touch Equine, Inc. who have collectively visited over 50 area schools, nursing homes, and community events, and are registered therapy miniature horses through Pet Partners, and are clean and well-maintained. Click here for more information.

    We are pleased to partner with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Library Facilitator location. WPPL thanks the Cuyahoga DD for their grant to accomplish a year of inclusive programming.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 24 Jul 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 25 Jul 2024
    • 6:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn together in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences is encouraged. This storytime is designed for children who may not be successful in a typical storytime experience. Content is geared toward ages 3 - 7 years, but all ages are welcome. Siblings may also attend but must register separately.

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 26 Jul 2024
    • 4:30 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register
    These personalized, little bottles will help calm you. They are a fun way of relieving tension and regulating emotions! Ages 10 and up.


    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 29 Jul 2024
    • 1:00 PM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    Drop in and go for the gold! Special mini-Olympic games for fun and movement! For children with disabilities and their typical peers. Games will be geared toward children ages 3-8.

    We are pleased to partner with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as a Library Facilitator Location. WPPL thanks the Cuyahoga DD for their grant to accomplish a year of inclusive programming

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

    • 31 Jul 2024
    • 11:00 AM
    • Westlake Porter Public Library 27333 Center Ridge Rd.
    • 10
    Register

    When we read together, we can accomplish so much more! For patrons who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read, have fun, and make things together!

    Make the Summer Reading Challenge work for you in this program designed for those who struggle with reading with a goal of finishing the Summer Library Challenge. We will read together, update our logs, make crafts and even make friends when we Read Together!

    This is NOT a Connecting for Kids program; however, registration is available via our website through our partnership with Westlake Porter Public Library.

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