Friends of the Library

The 38th Annual Needlework Show


The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is proud to host
the 38th Annual Needlework Show

The show features the creativity and talent from Stow and surrounding communities. There are beautiful works in counted cross stitch, counted thread, embroidery, needlepoint, quilting, knitting and others from crafters age 4 to adults.

See the displays Weds., March 14 through Sun., March 18.

Friends Newsletter

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Christmas Tree and Wreath Silent Auction


The Christmas trees and wreaths will be available for bidding on Monday, November 2.  The silent auction will continue until 3 pm on Monday, November 23.  The highest bidders will be notified and may pick up their tree or wreath on November 24, 4-8 pm  at the Courtesy Desk or Nov. 25, 10 am – 12 pm, upstairs in the small meeting room. 

Proceeds will go to the Friends of the Library, to be used for library programming

Friends Christmas Trees and Wreaths 2009

Honesty Rewarded


Aidan Schoenberg receives "Honesty Award" from Barb Beiling, president of the Friends of the Library. Aidan found a dollar during the recent book sale held by the Friends of the Library. He turned the dollar in to those in charge at the book sale, hoping that the owner would reclaim it.

Read the complete story at the Stow Sentry's  Front Row Seat by Mike Lesko.

Needlework Show - Tips


Judging is done by area professionals and will be based on some or all of the following criteria:

1. Quality of the Workmanship

Needlework Show


The 38th Annual Friends of the Library
Needlework Show

You are invited to share your needle artistry and creativity in our Spring Needlework Show to be held at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, March 14-18, 2012.

Rather than competition, the focus of the show is encouraging all needleworkers to share their talents and creative ideas in order to inspire and motivate others.

Needlework Show



Registration of Entries:
Saturday March 10, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday March 11, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
No entries will be accepted after these times.


Endowment Fund

Friends Endowment Banner

Friends LogoIn September 2007, the Friends of Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library established an endowment fund with the Akron Community Foundation.

Donations for Book Sales

Donations of book and materials for the Spring and Fall Book Sales are accepted anytime at the circulation desk at the library. On Book Donation Day curb service is provided at the back door of the library. Passes for the “Friends Pre-Sale” will be given to those who donate 10 or more items.

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