Adult

Adult Program

4th Annual Harry Potter Book Night

Date: 
02/06/2020 6:00 PM
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Triwizard Tournament fun for all ages!

Wizards, witches, and muggles of all ages are invited to attend the Triwizard Tournament will be at the library on Thursday, February 6, 2020, from 6-8 PM!

Around the library you will find photo opportunities as well as activities including chances to:

History of Our Library: Celebrating 95 Years

Date: 
01/30/2020 7:00 PM
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Since the Stow Public Library officially opened its doors on January 21, 1925, our library has proudly served the communities of Stow and Munroe Falls. We are excited to celebrate our 95th Anniversary in 2020!
Join us as we commemorate this special anniversary with Local History Librarian, Gretchen Quinn. Learn remarkable facts about the library through the years. See some extraordinary photos and artifacts from the library’s archives. And share some of your favorite memories of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library from the past 95 years.

What’s Cookin’? Inside the Mind of a Chef

Date: 
01/27/2020 6:00 PM
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Join owner of Western Reserve School of Cooking, Catherine St. John, as she teaches you the secrets to thinking like a chef. Applying professional techniques at home can help take the chore out of cooking.
Concepts explored in this class will be:

Terry Pluto

Date: 
02/04/2020 7:00 PM
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Meet award-winning journalist, sports columnist and author Terry Pluto.  Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation, courtesy of The Learned Owl Book Shop.  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tai Chi for Wellness

Date: 
01/16/2020 7:00 PM
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Join physical therapist Lisa Jundi, owner of Purpose Driven Therapy, for Tai Chi at the library. This introductory class will focus on the importance of being active and the benefits of Tai Chi. Participants will learn warm-up and cool-down exercises, and some basics about breathing and posture. All activity can be done standing unsupported, supported, or sitting, depending on individual needs.

Reducing Food Waste

Date: 
01/07/2020 7:00 PM
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In 2015, the EPA and the USDA announced the goal to reduce food waste by half by the year 2030. ReWorks, the Solid Waste Management Authority for Summit County, has embraced this goal as well. During their presentation, you will learn about the impact of wasted food, elements that are in place to combat this issue, and tips you can use at home.

Holiday Internet with No Fuss for the 55+

Date: 
12/02/2019 2:00 PM
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If the internet seems overwhelming, join us for a stress-free program that will show you some easy and fun ways to use the internet this holiday season.  Included in the program will be how to shop online without using your credit card, where to find holiday craft instructions and how to explore an easy-to-use site for everything you need for holiday cooking, from cookies to main courses.  We will also show fun and free r

Shelley Pearsall: Book Launch Party

Date: 
02/18/2020 7:00 PM
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Come celebrate the newest book by local children’s author, Shelley Pearsall.  Things Seen From Above (grades 4 - 6) is the heart-warming story of an outcast boy who sees the world in his own unique way—and the sixth grade girl who discovers his secret. This opportunity to meet Shelley Pearsall also includes a short program and reading, refreshments, and introductions of local students who helped with the book. All ages welcome. Books will be available for purchase and signing, courtesy of The Learned Owl Book Shop. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.

Escher String Quartet

Date: 
03/26/2020 7:00 PM
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We are excited to announce that the Tuesday Musical Association is bringing the Escher String Quartet back to the library. The Escher String Quartet has received acclaim for its expressive, nuanced performances that combine unusual textural clarity with a rich, blended sound. A former BBC New Generation Artist, the quartet has performed at the BBC Proms at Cadogan Hall and is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall.

Tiffany Glass Art Workshop

Date: 
02/20/2020 6:00 PM
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Join us as Art Historian Felicia Stadelman presents an interactive art program in which you will learn about the artist Louis Comfort Tiffany who turned art into industry to satisfy his own creative energy. Inspired by his magnificent windows, we will recreate our own framed masterpiece by painting on glass. Discover your inner artist with step-by-step instruction. This program is paid for in part by the Friends of the Library.

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