In our Sacred BUGS of Ancient Egypt Program adults and children are welcome to learn about the sacred, mysterious Arthropods found throughout ancient Egyptian society and lore. Beetles, bees, grasshoppers and even scorpions and centipedes all held special meaning and importance to these spiritual and religious people. Did you know that one origin of mummification is thought to have resulted from observations of underground beetle metamorphosis and ‘regeneration’?!
Learn how to make an Egyptian-style bracelet with Belinda Richardson. Supplies are provided by the library but are limited in number, so registration is required. All participants will receive a free Egyptian-style wall mirror courtesy of the Acker-Moore Memorial Post. This program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Join Martin P. Hauser, President of SummaCare, Inc., as he presents critical information regarding the Affordable Care Act and its impact on your choices for health insurance, care providers, prescriptions, and more. Registration for this free program begins Nov. 18. 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.
Crazy for doowop? Are you a fan of acapella rock? You won't want to miss this live performance by Millennium Forte, a 12 member local teen acappella group formed by Jon Ilcisko and Eli Forbes. Enjoy a fun evening of pop songs of the decades, from The Beach Boys to Bruno Mars.
Hear the amazing story of Bob Grau, a retired college professor who hiked the Appalachian Trail at the age of 67, when he presents his program, Five Million Steps: Thru-Hiking the Appalachian Trail. Bob (Buckeye Flash) Grau had no hiking experience or gear, when he decided to attempt to thru-hike the entire length of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, a distance of 2,181 miles. On his 170-day hike, he traversed 14 states and climbed 270 mountains. The trail is often steep, rocky, and extremely demanding.
Meet “the coolest police chief in existence” as he unveils his new book, No Mopes Allowed. Brimfield Police Chief Oliver has been telling stories for a long time, delighting internet readers from as far away as Hong Kong and every U.S. state. The Brimfield Police Department Facebook page has over 83,000 “likes” and is the third most viewed page in the United States. Chief Oliver’s new book is the greatest-hits collection of no-nonsense crime-busting, straight-shooting opinions, and oddball humor.
Christopher E. Kinsella, professor of history at Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus, will discuss the activities leading up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. He will also discuss some of the more important questions that still leave many Americans suspicious about the events of November 22, 1963.
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. Registration for this free concert begins Nov. 18. This program is cosponsored by Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Join us as the Bethany Concert Band returns to the library with a medley of Christmas and Hanukkah tunes. This 30-piece band recalls the big-band era with style. Registration for this free concert begins Nov. 11. 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.
Join us at the library as Felicia Z. Stadelman, a local art historian, guides her audience on a tour through a colorful presentation of Norman Rockwell’s life.