Introducing Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment

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Westlake Porter Public Library is proud to present the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment! Offered through WPPL, the service is aimed at helping adults acquire the technology skills they need in…

Read It, Make It: Pinwheels

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Read It, Make It: Windy Days by Deborah Kerbel and Miki Sato We often think of pinwheels and windy days when it comes to Spring, but there is another windy…

STEAM Week: DIY Dog Biscuits

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Baking homemade dog treats is a great way to educate and entertain your child. If you do not have a furry friend at home, donate the treats to a nearby…

STEAM WEEK: Bread Pets

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.”American Chef James Beard (1903-1985) What's is a Bread Pet? You've heard of…

Sensory Science Part Three: Hearing

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses - vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around…

Sensory Science Part Two: Touch and Taste

Common Sense? Most of us are familiar with our basic 5 Senses— vision, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. All of our senses give us information about the world around us.…

Code Club at Home

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Miss having Code Club at WPPL? You can still access the same software at home! Google CS First, designed for ages 9-14, is available here. (If you went to Code…

STEAM Learning Kits for STEAM Week at Home!

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Like many things this year, Westlake Porter Public Library's annual STEAM Week will be virtual, but that doesn't mean you can't experience some of the fun at home! Check out…

Recording with Audacity

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Ever haul around a tape recorder to record audio of things that interested you—and wonder what the digital equivalent is of that today? Maybe you'd like to record some audio…