Adult

Adult Program

Art Gallery Exhibit featuring Sheila Wy

Date: 
10/01/2017 9:00 AM
Date: 
10/02/2017 9:00 AM
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Artist of the Month
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About the Artist:  Local Ohio artist Sheila Wy is best known for her work with alcohol ink and creative cardmaking. Much of her Alcohol Ink paintings were created by “straw blowing” ink, while at other times they are actually created by lighting the inks on fire! She says that working with Alcohol Inks in this manner is like the box of chocolate saying in the movie Forest Gump: “you never know what you’re going to get.” She states that “Sometimes the most beautiful things appear from nothing at all!”

Acme Receipts

Date: 
08/10/2017 (All day)
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Please start collecting your Acme Fresh Market receipts.  A collection box is located near the Circulation Desk.  Receipts must be received by January 31, 2018. 
Thank you!    

Star Wars Episode VII Movie Fun

Date: 
12/09/2017 1:00 PM
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trivia at 1:00; raffle drawing at 1:30; movie starts around 1:30

Get ready for Episode VIII: The Last Jedi by watching Episode VII: The Force Awakens one more time! Come early to get refreshments, enjoy movie trivia, and watch special trailers.

Doors open at 1 PM.

Movie gift cards will be raffled at 1:30 PM--right before the movie!

No registration is necessary.

Stow Cemetery Walking Tour

Date: 
10/20/2017 9:45 AM
Other Info: 
at Stow Cemetery
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Halloween is the perfect time to go exploring in Stow Cemetery and meet some of Stow’s founding families. Join Local History Librarian Beth Daugherty to learn about our early settlers and their contributions to Stow’s community. See the gravestones of Jonathan Gaylord, Revolutionary War veteran, and his wife Elizabeth, both born in 1745.  Elizabeth was the first burial in Stow Cemetery. Hear about prominent settler, Judge William Wetmore, who brought the first party of settlers to Stow Township in 1804.

Read an eBook Day

Date: 
09/18/2017 (All day)

EBooks enable you to take the stories you love with you anytime, anywhere. All you need to be connected to a world of literature is a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Enjoy your favorite authors whether you’re staying at home or commuting to work. To celebrate digital reading, Overdrive is hosting its annual Read an eBook Day on September 18. If you've never tried reading an eBook before, this would be the perfect time to try it! Borrow one of your favorite books or something new and discover the joys of digital reading. Need help starting up eBooks on your device?

Derbytown Men's Chorus

Date: 
10/24/2017 7:00 PM
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The Derbytown Men’s Chorus from the Akron Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society will present an evening of a cappella close harmony. The group is dedicated to enjoying, promoting, and preserving the unique form of harmony known as barbershop. Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or register online at www.smfpl.org.  This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

The Story of Ohio's Canals

Date: 
08/10/2017 7:00 PM
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Join Tom O’Grady, instructor at Ohio University, for his presentation on Ohio canals. Beginning in 1825, Ohio began constructing its canal system that eventually included nearly 1,000 miles of channel and towpaths laced with stone locks and culverts, aqueducts, feeder lakes, and slack water ponds. These canals opened Ohio up to world commerce, allowing the export of surplus grains and manufactured goods and the import of items made in New York, London, and Paris.

Stow Cemetery Walking Tour

Date: 
08/11/2017 9:45 AM
Other Info: 
at Stow Cemetery
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Meet some of Stow’s founding families by taking a tour of Stow Cemetery. Join Local History Librarian Beth Daugherty to learn about our early settlers and their contributions to Stow’s community. See the gravestones of Jonathan Gaylord, Revolutionary War veteran, and his wife Elizabeth, both born in 1745.  Elizabeth was the first burial in Stow Cemetery. Hear about prominent settler, Judge William Wetmore, who brought the first party of settlers to Stow Township in 1804.

Holiday Concert

Date: 
12/11/2017 7:00 PM
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The Cuyahoga Falls Community Band has been performing for over 100 years. Join them upstairs in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room for a special holiday concert. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, the Cuyahoga Falls Community Band and the Friends of the Library.

Essential Oils: Women's Health

Date: 
09/13/2017 7:00 PM
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Learn how to support your health and delight your senses by using essential oils with Christina Dawson, doTERRA Wellness Advocate.  Essential oils are powerful aromatic compounds that can be incredibly beneficial for a variety of health concerns including women’s health. This class will cover how essential oils can help women’s issues such as: hormonal imbalance, low energy, stress, aging skin, acne, thinning hair, weight management and joint pain. We will also review the basics of using essential oils and safety guidelines.

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