The George Foley Trio will take a look at early American popular music, with the spotlight on ragtime and its successor, early jazz. Pianist George Foley, who has for years performed these and other styles at clubs and concerts in Northeast Ohio, will explain and demonstrate ragtime styles. John Richmond, past executive director of the Northeast Ohio Jazz Society, jazz scholar, teacher, and clarinetist, will give an overview of early jazz. They will be ably accompanied by Bill Fuller, who is the go-to drummer for vintage jazz in the area. Registration begins Monday, December 22.
AARP volunteers provide free tax counseling to seniors, Feb. 6 - April 10.
Once you've made an appointment, you'll need to bring the following things with you.
Give the gift of homemade chocolate this year with Belinda Richardson! Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to make something special for your friends, family, and loved ones. Registration begins Monday, January 12. 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 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.
Join Lisa MacKay and share ideas, patterns and techniques during this informal gathering of knitting enthusiasts of all skill levels. Sorry, child care is not available. This free program will be held in the Munroe Falls Room. Registration is not required.
All of the amateur photographers who entered the Photography Contest, and their guests, are invited to join us for the unveiling of this year's entries in our contest exhibition. Winning entries will be revealed, and awards given to winning photographers. Schedules permitting, some of our contest judges may be on hand for questions and tips about photography. Refreshments and prizes provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library.
First come, first served assistance in setting up and familiarizing yourself with your mobile device and learning how to download free books, audiobooks, movies, magazines and more from the library's digital collection
First come, first served assistance in
*setting up and familiarizing yourself with your mobile device
*learning how to download free books, audiobooks, movies, magazines and more from the library's digital collection
*acquiring and improving basic computer skills