Adult

Adult Program

Getting Started: A Crash Course in College Planning

Date: 
01/24/2017 7:00 PM
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Planning for college can seem overwhelming and many high school students don’t know where to begin. Join us as Paul Wells, Enrollment Management & Student Services Advisor at Kent State University, presents Getting Started: A Crash Course in College Planning. This session will discuss how to choose a college, compare schools, choose a major, apply for admission, and overcome financial constraints and “sticker shock.” All are welcome to talk openly about common fears students and parents have when choosing a college.

Soul & Blues with the SvobodaBand

Date: 
11/03/2016 7:00 PM
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Enjoy the unique sounds of SvobodaBand during this special musical performance. SvobodaBand is a trio from Kent, Ohio that is reinventing the roots of music and live performance. Their unique sound mixes blues, jazz, soul, and folk to create something familiar, but original.

Monet: Master Inspired Art Workshop

Date: 
11/08/2016 6:00 PM
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Take art history one step further during this Master Inspired Art Workshop. Art Historian Felicia Stadelman will present an interactive art program in which participants will not only learn about the French impressionist painter Claude Monet, they will also create art inspired by his work. Felicia will guide participants through the step-by- step process of recreating Monet’s painting Water Lilies. Gain insight into his passion, connect with the artist, and ultimately, appreciate the value of his work.

Monet: Master Inspired Art Workshop

Date: 
10/18/2016 6:00 PM
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Take art history one step further during this Master Inspired Art Workshop. Art Historian Felicia Stadelman will present an interactive art program in which participants will not only learn about the French impressionist painter Claude Monet, they will also create art inspired by his work. Felicia will guide participants through the step-by- step process of recreating Monet’s painting Water Lilies. Gain insight into his passion, connect with the artist, and ultimately, appreciate the value of his work.

The Beauty of Spring Bulbs

Date: 
09/15/2016 7:00 PM
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The best part about planting spring bulbs is seeing those lovely green shoots come up after a long, cold winter. Join us as Master Gardener of Summit County, Lee Paulson, teaches you how to get your garden in its best shape ever. He will discuss planting, varieties, landscaping, the history of bulbs, and their role in art and poetry. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

Book Signing Series with Ruth Kim

Date: 
09/22/2016 1:00 PM
Other Info: 
- 3:00pm
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Meet Ruth Kim, author of One Penny on Top of Another: A Korean Immigrant’s Journey from Poverty to Wealth, as we continue our exciting Book Signing Series.  Ruth’s book is the story of how she was able to create the life of her dreams by stacking one penny on top of another. She believes that most people have two main concerns: money and health. She tells how she was able to save money, make her house a home and maintain it efficiently and beautifully. She shares her tips on how to live a healthy and happy life.

Haunted Cemeteries

Date: 
10/27/2016 6:30 PM
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Why do we wear black to funerals? Are cemeteries really haunted? Who would rob graves? Find the answers to these questions and more as Sherri Brake of Haunted Heartland Tours presents a unique, spooky, and sometimes funny look at headstones, gravestone symbolism, and graveyard rituals. Her presentation will cover haunted cemeteries, beautiful and scary headstones, Victorian customs and those dreaded “buried alive” stories. There will be a Q&A and book signing after the program. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

Coffee Tasting

Date: 
10/06/2016 7:00 PM
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Sample the locally owned coffee served by Corner Cup Coffeehouse at the library during this special coffee tasting event.  Owner Heather Ciranna will be on hand to talk about all things coffee! Space is limited. Call if you need to cancel. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

The Many Faces of James Bond

Date: 
08/25/2016 7:00 PM
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Join us as culture historian Bill Brauning unveils the many different faces of James Bond since the first 007 film in 1962. We will see each one and their rise and fall from fame with this highly popular film character.  This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

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