Join us for this fascinating insight into the Amish community. Speaker and blogger Brenda Nixon has opened her home and heart to young Amish who are seeking to build a life outside the Amish community. Along with an ex-Amish son-in-law, she has become the “English mother” to two other former Amish boys and welcomes others who struggle to assimilate in the modern world. Find out what she has learned about the Amish style of living. Registration begins Monday, April 6. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Meet award-winning journalist, sports columnist and author Terry Pluto as we continue our exciting Meet the Author Series in 2015. During this presentation, Terry will discuss his newest book which he coauthored with Tom Hamilton, Glory Days in Tribe Town. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation. Registration for this program begins January 10. 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.
Meet local residents and authors Karen Starr (left) and Joanna Wilson (right) as they discuss their brand new book entitled A is for Akron. This book is an A to Z guide to the places and things that make Akronites smile. It is a nostalgic collection of historic places, landmarks, and one-of-a-kind things that make Akron the special place we call home. With both text and photos, it’s a great reminder of Akron’s proud past and a look to its hopeful future. After their presentation, books will be available for purchase and signing.
Join us for a special holiday performance by the Summit County Metro Parks Ensemble. The music from this talented ensemble is sure to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! Registration begins Monday, November 3. 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.
Prepare for the holiday season with Belinda Richardson as she helps you make a Christmas wreath during our next Make it and Take it Craft Class. Hang these gorgeous arrangements on your door or display them inside your home. Add a bit of holiday cheer for all to see! Registration begins Monday, Oct. 20. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Meet the author of the new paranormal teen romance novel "Catch Me When I Fall," the first book in the Dreamcatcher series. Vicki will be signing books and answering questions from 4-7pm; copies of her book will be available for sale. Special giveaway: The first 8 people in line will get a signed poster!
Join us for popcorn and movies on the big screen as we present films on Wednesday afternoons at the library. Due to the terms of our license, we can’t advertise the titles of the movies here. Please call 330-688-3295 for titles and any additional information. Patrons can now see a list of upcoming titles.
These programs will be held in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room and are cosponsored by Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Flag experts state that a flag should be so simple that a child can draw it from memory. Join Rev. Michael B. Smith, Pastor of Immaculate Conception in Kenmore, as he presents the five basic principles of a “good” flag. Most flags did not survive the bicentennial due to poor design. During this intriguing program, you will discover which flags survived and how they manage to fly today. At the end of Rev. Smith’s presentation, vote to see if you can identify a “good flag” or a “bad flag”! Registration begins Monday, Oct. 6.
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 style of the big-band era. Registration begins November 17. 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.