Adult Program

It's a Wonderful Life: Behind the Scenes of a Holiday Classic

12/11/2019 6:30 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life premiered over 70 years ago, and since then Frank Capra’s holiday classic has been reigniting the spirit of the season in audiences for generations. Join Carl Quatraro as he presents an informative and entertaining look at the making of the holiday classic. Learn how the film got its start, its production, cast, its comeback on TV, and what makes the film so endearing today.  This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Tales from Beyond

10/22/2019 7:00 PM

Join us for Jim Kleefeld’s, Tales From Beyond, a presentation of strange artifacts and unbelievable stories that will leave you with goosebumps. Jim will share tales of mayhem, mental powers and macabre. Learn about the murder of Lizzie Borden’s parents, death on the Titanic, the mystery of shrunken heads, and more! This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Malyuk Sisters in Concert

10/17/2019 7:00 PM

The Malyuk sisters are back! Come listen to Lisa and Heather Malyuk perform eclectic folk tunes at the library. The duo has received positive acclaim for their interpretation of old-time Appalachian, Celtic, world and original folk music. Their ever-growing repertoire of energetic reels and jigs, bittersweet waltzes, and old-fashioned sacred music is a must hear. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Hero on the Western Front: A Virtual Tour of Sgt. York's Battlefield

10/10/2019 6:30 PM
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A virtual tour of Sergeant Alvin York’s WWI battlefield in France will be led by instructor Dennis Heritage. He will use photos and video to guide the audience through the recently-identified location in the Argonne Forest where the Tennessee-born York single-handedly outshot an entire German machine gun battalion, an act that brought him the Medal of Honor. Heritage has visited the site of York’s feat in France, and many of the photos and videos he will show are ones he took during his visits. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Antiques Appraisal

08/29/2019 6:00 PM

Bring your favorite antique to the library and have it appraised by Jason Adams during this popular library program.  Limit one item per person (no swords or firearms).  Spectators are welcome and do not need to register.  Registration begins at 9 AM on Monday, July 29.  Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 to register.  Please call if you need to cancel your reservation. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Trash or Treasure? What to Keep When Downsizing

07/30/2019 7:00 PM

Are you downsizing and not quite sure what should stay and what should go? Join appraiser Cris Drugan as he give tips on how to sort through your belongings and decide what to keep, throw out, donate or sell. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

Thrifting 101: Tips for Thrift Shopping Success

07/09/2019 7:00 PM

Join Dina Younis, local lifestyle blogger, as she explains the art of thrift shopping. Dina runs a blog where she shares her appreciation of thrift stores, flea markets, and “any place that requires digging through boxes and shuffling through chaotic racks”.  During this program, you will learn helpful techniques, ideas and general tips on how to find the potential of used items. Dina will discuss fashion, home décor, and turning the old into new. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Butterflies & Moths

07/01/2019 7:00 PM

Join Naturalist Judy Semroc of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History for gardening ideas and tips, and interesting natural history information about the butterflies and moths that can be found in Ohio. Their benefits, from pollination to animal food sources, will encourage you to invite them into your yards and gardens! This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Master Inspired Art Workshop: Monet’s Water Lilies

06/27/2019 10:30 AM
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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 French impressionist painter Claude Monet. Felicia will guide participants through the step-by-step process of recreating Monet’s painting Water Lilies. Gain insight into his passion, connect with the artist, and ultimately, appreciate the value of his work.  Space is limited; please call if you need to cancel

Stow Historical Society Harvest Festival

09/28/2019 11:00 AM
09/29/2019 11:00 AM
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Pop-Up Library at Silver Springs Park

Visit the Pop-Up Library at the Stow Historical Society Harvest Festival on September 28-29 from 11 AM- 4 PM at Heritage Reserve Park in Silver Springs Park, 5120 Young Rd.

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