Three Spooky Mysteries for Halloween

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Halloween is the perfect time to delve into a spooky mystery. These books are 100% mysteries, but have supernatural or horror elements to them to make them more than a…

Environmental Wellness

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.Environmental wellness is a term established by the Center for Environmental Health in 1980. Having been established approximately 40 years ago, it is a relatively new concept. Environmental wellness refers…

Monster Books for Your Little Monsters

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Halloween is almost upon us! And as we prepare for the spooky season, trick-or-treating, and the longer nights that come with this time of the year, it's important to remember…

Tea and Wellness

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Tea and wellness go hand in hand. We were very fortunate to visit Carlos at The Tea Lab in Lakewood, Ohio. Carlos shares both the benefits of how tea relates…

Crafting for Mental Health – Finding a Balance

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When I started looking for scientific/medical resources espousing the mental health benefits of crafting, I found primarily anecdotal evidence. This anecdotal evidence was mostly about knitting and crocheting and some…

The Creepy, Crazy World of Cults

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What is it about cults that we find so fascinating? Perhaps it's that we're fascinated by the darker side of human nature. We want to hear all the grisly details,…

Read It, Make It: Hanging Bat Craft

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Read It, Make It: Little Bat in Night School by Brian Lies Little Bat was so excited to start school that he couldn't sleep. He had all of his supplies…

Five New Horror Novels for Halloween 2021

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Looking for something scary to read? Then check out these five new horror novels. All of these chilling tales of terror, which range from unsettling to deeply horrifying were published…

31 Scary Short Stories for Halloween Month

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I love a good scary short story! And even though I don't need an excuse to read them year-round, October (or, Halloween Month) is always a great opportunity to sit…

Read It, Make It – Unicorn Horn

Have you ever wanted to know the secrets of shining like a unicorn?  Well, Shine Like a Unicorn by Shelli R. Johannes, with its step-by-step instructions for discovering your inner…

Scary Movies to View in the Dark

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Horror is a rich genre with a flick for every mood and every time of the year. You want a flick about gothic manors, ghosts, and spooky atmosphere? We got…

Westlake Porter Public Library Art Gallery

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Westlake Porter Public Library Art Gallery Our Featured Artists Our featured artists for the month of October are Basil Provenzale and Deborah Hammerle. Both artists are Cleveland area natives and…

Health on the Shelf: Health Literacy

October is Health Literacy Month and highlights the importance of easy-to-understand reliable health information. Your library is an excellent resource for health information and can help you to take control…