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.
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.
Join the Tri-C Ghost Hunters of Cleveland as they provide insight into the unknown. This team of investigators, tech specialists, researchers and psychics come together as a team to share experiences and expertise in investigating the paranormal. This organization has had over 130 years total experience in investigations and the paranormal field in general. You will be astounded by the collection of paranormal photos, audio, and video.
The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the free eBook service from our parking lot on Thursday, August 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Explore free digital titles with just a library card and an Internet-connected computer, smartphone, or tablet. At this free event, readers of all ages will learn how to access eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos.
Discover the story of Clara Driscoll, the artistic genius behind the famous designs of the Tiffany Glass Studios during this fascinating presentation. Linda D. Alexander, fourth cousin to Driscoll, will share the discoveries that led to identifying Driscoll as the designer of many of the firm’s lampshades. Driscoll was born in 1861 in Tallmadge, Ohio. Although it has been 100 years since she last stepped foot in the Tiffany Studios in New York City, working for Louis Comfort Tiffany from 1888 to 1907 is an exhilarating story to hear.