Adult Program

Summer Book Sale

06/26/2018 10:00 AM
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- 8:00pm

Sneak Preview on Mon., June 25:  5 - 8 PM!

Don’t miss the fantastic bargains at the Friends of the Library’s Summer Book Sale!  All hours for this sale are free and open to the public.
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Cosponsored by the Friends and the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library.

Book Lover Craft for Adults

06/28/2018 10:00 AM

Calling all book lovers! Join us for a Make It & Take It Craft Class for adults.  Choose from a variety of charms and beads to make either a necklace or pair of earrings.  Space is limited; please call if you need to cancel

Altered Book Journaling

08/30/2018 6:00 PM

Join local artist Care Hanson in a playful exploration of Altered Book Art Journals. This mini workshop for adults will include explanation, demonstration, and a bit of experimentation as Care guides you to begin creating your very own art journal. Learn how library book sale finds can be transformed with paint, collage, crayons and other mixed media into personal works of expression.

Master Inspired Art Workshop: Mary Cassatt

07/24/2018 6:00 PM

Take art history one step further during this Master Inspired Art Workshop. Art Historian Felicia Stadelman presents an interactive art program in which you will learn about the American painter, Mary Cassatt. She was born in Pennsylvania, but lived much of her adult life in France, where she first befriended Edgar Degas and later exhibited among the Impressionists. With step-by-step instruction, we will recreate her painting, Children Playing on the Beach.  Space is limited; please call if you need to cancel.

Meet the Author: Irv Korman

06/07/2018 6:30 PM

Join us as author, and retired school teacher Irv Korman discusses his latest book, Antuan was Hear: 30 Years of Kids’ Quotes. This collection of student quotes from his 30 years as a teacher in the Akron Public School System is a light-hearted and hilarious look at some of his most memorable teaching moments. Books will be available for purchase at the event.

Meet the Author: Romona Robinson

07/17/2018 7:00 PM

Don't miss this opportunity to meet Romona Robinson, award-winning anchor, speaker, and author. Books will be available for purchase and signing after the presentation.  This free program is sponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library.

Holiday Concert

12/12/2018 7:00 PM
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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.  This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

Join us at Silver Springs Park for the Stow Tree Festival

04/28/2018 10:00 AM
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10AM - 12PM at Silver Springs Lodge

Come and celebrate Arbor Day and Spring at the Stow Tree Festival on Saturday, April 28 from 10AM - 12PM at Silver Springs Lodge in Silver Springs Park! Miss Evie will be telling stories and our SMFPL Pop-Up Library will be on hand to check out library materials right at the festival. This free family event also includes crafts, cookies and a tree planting at 11:30AM. We'll see you there!

Friends' Annual Meeting

05/15/2018 6:00 PM

Join us at the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting as Julie Frey, Director of Museum Services and Curator at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, discusses her book, The Seiberling Legacy. The book explores the Seiberlings’ participation and influence in business and technology, health, culture, environment, community, transportation, housing and military service.

Peeps Diorama Contest

03/02/2018 9:00 AM
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entries due Apr. 3
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Peeped into any good books recently? Or are you more of a movie Peep? How about Famous Peeps In History or in Music? Let your imagination run to Peeps! Create a diorama in a box depicting your favorite book, movie, historical scene, or anything you like, using marshmallow Peeps®. (Just keep it family-friendly and suitable for all audiences.)  For kids (4-11), teens (12-18) and grownups too!

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