9th Annual Dessert Extravaganza
Roses Run Country Club (2636 North River Rd., Stow)
Join us for an evening of sumptuous desserts and appetizers, delightful company, and enticing auctions. Tickets will be available at the library starting February 11. All proceeds will benefit the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Foundation. Questions? Call us at (330) 688-3295 ext. 110.
Visit our furniture and equipment auction in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room on the second floor of the library. The auction begins Friday, February 13 and ends at 8 p.m. on Thursday, February 19.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room
1 - 7 PM
"The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood."
Meet author Debra Lape as we continue our exciting Meet the Author Series in 2015. During this presentation, Debra will reveal scandalous secrets from her fascinating book, Looking for Lizzie. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation. Registration for this program begins April 20. This program will be held in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room and is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
It’s the library’s 90th anniversary and we have really grown through the years!
Join Sara Hume, assistant professor and curator of Kent State University Museum, for a presentation of women’s fashion during the time period depicted in the television series, Downton Abbey. During the early 1900’s, improved technology and shifts in the social and political landscapes changed women’s lives and the way they dressed. This presentation will take a careful look at women’s clothing and will feature pieces from the Kent State University Museum collection. The objects examined will include not just dresses and suits, but also underwear, accessories and fashion plates.
Enjoy the sounds of Ireland as the Akron Ceili Band presents a blend of both traditional and non-tradition Irish music. The Akron Ceili Band incorporates unusual instruments into their performances including whistles, bodhran drums, and even the occasional stand-up base. Registration begins February 9. This program will be held in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room and is cosponsored by Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Celebrate the holidays and join us for this special Christmas Jazz Concert with the Moss Stanley Jazz Trio and vocalist Ace Chase. Their “one of a kind piano stylings” have something for every music lover. This free program will be held in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room and is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
The George Foley Trio will take a look at early American popular music, with the spotlight on ragtime and its successor, early jazz. Pianist George Foley, who has for years performed these and other styles at clubs and concerts in Northeast Ohio, will explain and demonstrate ragtime styles. John Richmond, past executive director of the Northeast Ohio Jazz Society, jazz scholar, teacher, and clarinetist, will give an overview of early jazz. They will be ably accompanied by Bill Fuller, who is the go-to drummer for vintage jazz in the area. Registration begins Monday, December 22.
AARP volunteers will provide free tax counseling to seniors, Feb. 6 - April 10. Appointments are available on Fridays from noon - 4 p.m. Call the library at (330) 688-3295 ext. 3 or stop by the Circulation Desk to sign up after December 25.
Once you've made an appointment, you'll need to bring the following things with you.
1. A copy of your tax returns from last year
2. Your Social Security card
3. A photo ID
4. Any forms showing income you've earned, pensions, or Social Security payments made to you