Join the Family Folklore class and bring memories to life through the art of storytelling and writing. Share stories full of love, heart and humor. These meetings take place on Thursday mornings in the Conference Room at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library. Participants may join the group at any time during the four month session provided that the class is not full. Registration is necessary only if one has not previously met with the group. Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 if you need to register. Class size is limited.
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 August 17. Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 to register. Please call if you need to cancel your reservation. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Join us as the Bethany Concert Band returns to the library with a medley of swing, Broadway and patriotic tunes. This 30-piece band recalls the big-band era with style. Registration begins August 10. 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 Naturalist Jann Glove as she offers a lighthearted and informative presentation featuring an array of age-old natural techniques once used to predict the weather. This fast-paced journey will take you through the history of weather forecasting, focusing on the times long before the invention of today’s high-tech equipment and complicated explanations. Registration begins Monday, June 22. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Peeped into any good books recently? Let your imagination run to Peeps! Create a diorama depicting your favorite book or story using marshmallow Peeps®. For kids (ages 4-11), teens (ages 12-18), and grownups too! Prizes awarded in each age category, including $10, $15 and $20 Target gift cards, PEEPS books, and Peeps merchandise. Enter by yourself or as part of a team. Turn in your entry on Tues. March 22 between 9am-8:30pm. Winners will be announced at our PEEPS PARTY on Wed. March 23 from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Learn how to get more out of landscape, wildlife and macro photography in outdoor, natural light settings. Local photographer, Rob Blair will lead a comprehensive, interactive class dealing with essential topics such as: The best equipment options for a minimal budget, optimal camera settings, technique, composition, great locations around the area, photo editing and more. Registration begins Monday, May 4. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.
Join us in celebrating National Poetry Month with an open-mic night. Read an original poem and enter for the chance to win a $25 cash prize! Prizes will be awarded at the judges’ discretion. The judges are experienced writers from Kent State University. Winners will have their poem featured in the library’s May FinePRINT newsletter and posted on the library’s Facebook page. Open Mic Night is for anyone age 12 and up. Participants may read previously published work but will not be eligible for a prize.
We’re gearing up for National Poetry Month in April with this special Poetry Writing Workshop. Join Amanda Stovicek, Teaching Artist from Kent State University, as she guides you through the expressive art of poetry. This workshop is open to ages 12 and up. All writing levels welcome. Registration is limited. Call (330) 688-3295 ext. 4 to register.
The public is invited to attend our Peeps Party, where we will be unveiling the winners of our third annual PEEPS DIORAMA CONTEST.