Adult

Adult Program

What Do I Read Next?

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07/14/2020 7:00 PM
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07/16/2020 7:00 PM
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Virtual Program
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Join us live on Facebook for personalized reading recommendations!

Post a comment that includes two or three books you have enjoyed. Our library professionals will reply in real-time with a recommendation based on your interests. 

To join, visit www.facebook.com/SMFPL and click "Events"

Virtual Brick Battle

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08/10/2020 (All day)
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08/11/2020 (All day)
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08/12/2020 (All day)
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08/13/2020 (All day)
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08/14/2020 (All day)
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08/15/2020 (All day)
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08/16/2020 (All day)
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Open to All Ages
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So you think you’re a master builder? Show off your original plastic brick creation (using Legos® or similar building toy) in the library’s first-ever Virtual Brick Battle. Enter as an individual or as a team.

Who can enter?

All ages – adults, teens, tweens, and children

Is there a theme?

Your creation can have any theme, as long as it is “family-friendly” (suitable for all audiences) 

What are the rules?

Author Talk: Connie Schultz

Date: 
07/30/2020 6:30 PM
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Virtual Program
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Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a professional-in-residence in the journalism school at Kent State University, her alma mater. She is the author of two memoirs, Life Happens and …And His Lovely Wife. She has now turned her eye to fiction, releasing her heartfelt debut, The Daughters of Erietown, on June 9.
Schultz lives in Cleveland with her husband, Sherrod Brown, and their rescue dogs Franklin and Walter. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Author Talk: Eliese Colette Goldbach

Date: 
08/13/2020 6:30 PM
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Virtual Program
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Eliese Colette Goldbach was a steelworker at the ArcelorMittal Cleveland Temper Mill. She received an MFA in nonfiction from the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts Program. Now a John Carroll University adjunct English professor, Goldbach shares her experiences in her new book, Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit.

Virtual Scavenger Hunt

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06/22/2020 (All day)
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06/23/2020 (All day)
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06/24/2020 (All day)
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06/25/2020 (All day)
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06/26/2020 (All day)
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06/27/2020 (All day)
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06/28/2020 (All day)

Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Learn, have fun, and enter to win: June 22 - 28, 2020

We invite you to participate in our virtual scavenger hunt. You will learn more about the library's catalog and services, discover interesting local trivia, and take part in some "book"ish fun. At the end of the hunt, fill out your name and contact information to enter to win prizes.

Virtual Concert: Krista Solars & Peter Douglas

Date: 
07/16/2020 6:30 PM
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Join us for a Virtual Concert with Krista Solars and Peter Douglas.  Krista Solars, a recent transplant to Nashville, has performed on national television with Reik and Chayanne at the Latin Grammys and Latin Billboard Awards, with Imagine Dragons for the Stanley Cup in 2018, with Wayne Newton, and—as a member of various ensembles—has opened for superstars Blondie, Rachel Platten, Pentatonix, Ted Nugent, and Lenny Kravitz.  She has performed all over the United States, and in Canada, with various ensembles spanning her 28-year career.

Virtual Amateur Photography Contest

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07/13/2020 (All day)
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07/14/2020 (All day)
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07/15/2020 (All day)
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07/16/2020 (All day)
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07/17/2020 (All day)
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07/18/2020 (All day)
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07/19/2020 (All day)
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07/20/2020 (All day)
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07/21/2020 (All day)
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07/22/2020 (All day)
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07/23/2020 (All day)
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07/24/2020 (All day)
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Showcase your photography skills during our Virtual Amateur Photography Contest.
Photos may be emailed to photos@smfpl.org between Mon., July 13 and midnight Sat., July 25.
For teen & adult amateur photographers.
Maximum of 2 photos/person may be submitted.

Holiday Appetizers - Virtual Cooking Class

Date: 
11/05/2020 3:00 PM
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Although we can’t meet in person, tune in to our cooking classes via Facebook Live! 

Italian Basics - Virtual Cooking Class

Date: 
09/10/2020 3:00 PM
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Although we can’t meet in person, tune in to our cooking classes via Facebook Live! 

Cooking Class: Mediterranean Mezes

Date: 
07/28/2020 3:00 PM
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Virtual Program
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Visit our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/smfpl) to see Chef Catherine, owner of Western Reserve School of Cooking, lead a virtual Mediterranean Mezes demo on Tuesday, July 28 at 3 PM. The Mediterranean region is known for its mezes (small bites) and flavorful dips. Learn how to make these healthy yet filling dishes.  Chef Catherine will demonstrate how to make baba ganoush (roasted eggplant dip), hummus, coriander mushrooms, and marinated feta and tomatoes. These virtual classes allow everyone to attend.  No registration, no tickets, no waiting lists, and no limits.

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