Adult

Adult Program

Investigating Bigfoot

Date: 
06/30/2020 7:00 PM

Doug Waller, founder of the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation (SOSBI), will give a presentation on Bigfoot at the library. Waller will discuss evidence the SOSBI has collected, as well as the telling of eye-witness sightings and encounters of the elusive beast. Enthusiasts and skeptics welcome! Waller’s books will be available for purchase. Registration begins at 9 AM on Mon., June 1. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit www. smfpl.org. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

My Recovery from Chronic Lyme Disease

Date: 
06/09/2020 6:30 PM
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After nearly a decade of struggling with chronic Lyme, CFS, and autoimmune disease, Holly Chameli found her way back to health using food as her medicine.

The Shawshank Redemption Revealed

Date: 
05/14/2020 7:00 PM
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Filmed in Ohio and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, The Shawshank Redemption has risen in popularity since its release in 1994, reaching No. 1 on IMDB’s list of most-loved movies. Plain Dealer critic Mark Dawidziak will explore the making of this popular film at the library.

World of Tea: A Tea Talk & Tasting

Date: 
05/05/2020 6:30 PM
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Discover The World of Tea through your own teacup! Join certified Tea Specialist, Angela Strach-Gotthardt, of Secret Tea Society to learn the journey of the tea leaf from China to Japan, India, South Africa, England, and even America. Learn what sets this most unique botanical apart from every other plant in the world. Please bring your own special teacup for thoughtful tastings from the five major tea categories. Registration begins at 9 AM on Tuesday, April 7. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit www.smfpl.org.

Self-Defense

Date: 
05/26/2020 6:30 PM
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Join Al Petrosino, owner of Petrosino Personal Protection Training Center, for a self-defense class at the library. Learn different escape techniques, how to be aware of your surroundings, and how to evaluate certain situations. Through the Street Protect Principle™, you will learn the skills and knowledge needed to protect yourself.  Registration begins at 9 AM on Monday, April 27. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit www.smfpl.org. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

The Voyage of Apollo 13 - CANCELED

Date: 
04/14/2020 6:30 PM
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This program has been canceled. 

In April 1970, a “routine” moon mission became the most dramatic rescue mission of all time. Join Carl Quatraro as he tells the whole story of the Voyage of Apollo 13 on the 50th Anniversary of America’s third attempt to land men on the moon. Registration begins at 9 AM on Mon., March 16. To register, call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 or visit www.smfpl.org. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Holiday Appetizers

Date: 
11/05/2020 6:00 PM
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Chef Catherine St. John will show you how to make three different appetizers that will impress your friends and family this holiday season. Learn how to make Smoked Salmon & Herb Cheese Wrapped Asparagus, Goat Cheese Crostini with a Trio of Roasted Peppers, and Shrimp & Avocado Salsa served in Corn Chip Cups. Chef Catherine will also discuss how to put together spectacular Charcuterie Board.

Italian Basics

Date: 
09/10/2020 6:00 PM
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Looking for the perfect meatball recipe? Look no further! Chef Catherine’s Ricotta Meatballs will fit the bill. Learn how to make these and other Italian basics with the owner of Western Reserve School of Cooking, Catherine St. John. You can use these meatballs in a traditional tomato sauce, in a meatloaf, or for meatball subs. 

Mediterranean Mezes

Date: 
07/28/2020 6:00 PM
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The Mediterranean region is known for its mezes (small bites) and flavorful dips. Learn how to make these healthy yet filling dishes with the owner of Western Reserve School of Cooking, Catherine St. John. Chef Catherine will demonstrate how to make baba ganoush (roasted eggplant dip), hummus, coriander mushrooms, and marinated feta and tomatoes. Samples will be served with pita bread.

Sushi Workshop

Date: 
05/12/2020 6:00 PM
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Learn how to make sushi with the owner of Western Reserve School of Cooking, Catherine St. John. Chef Catherine will cover the ingredients, equipment, and technique in making sushi. Once you learn how to make the rice and the techniques for rolling, the combinations are endless.

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