The public is invited to attend our Peeps Party, where we will be unveiling the winners of our first ever PEEPS DIORAMA CONTEST. (Click here for rules and entry form.) Participants in the contest as well as everyone at the party will be able to see all of the entries on display in our meeting room; everyone gets to vote for the PEEPLES CHOICE AWARD winner! Refreshments will be served (possibly some fresh peeps!).
How good are your observational skills? Play our annual APRIL FOOL’S DAY scavenger hunt, and you and your family could win a $75 giftcard to Books A Million! Drop by the library any time between 9am and 4pm on Saturday March 29 and search for OUT OF PLACE or UNUSUAL items in the library. The individual player or team who finds the most “silly” things, wins! Fun for the whole family. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join Certified Zentangle Teacher, Deborah Phelps Miller as she assists you in this Advanced Level Zentangle Class. The tangles become more complex as you deepen your creative experience with additional patterns. Create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns, relax and let your creativity drive you! This lesson will expand on tangle deconstruction and the shading process. Basic information will not be repeated so a prerequisite is highly suggested. Registration for this free program begins Feb. 24.
Waiting to complete your taxes? Our tax forms just arrived! They are located to the left of the Information Desk on our first floor.
Join Danielle Dresden, one of three authors of The Sandwich Generation’s Guide to Eldercare as she explains the practical and accessible guide to the daily challenges of caring for aged parents. Caring for elders while raising your own family can be overwhelming. These authors provide information and resources you need to balance responsibility, make important decisions and maintain your own well-being.
Enjoy an acoustic performance by the Metro Parks Ensemble. This free concert is a great way for your family to spend an evening together! The talent from this group of musicians will impress and entertain people of all ages!
Join David Giffels, author and assistant professor of English at The University of Akron as he unveils his new book, The Hard Way on Purpose. Giffels was a longtime columnist for The Akron Beacon Journal and a commentator and essayist on National Public Radio station on WKSU. His previous book, All the Way Home: Building a Family in a Falling-Down House received widespread acclaim. The New York Times described it as “sweet and funny” and the book topped the “Fantastic Summer Reads” list in Oprah’s O at Home magazine.
As former household Chief of Staff, Anneliese Nefos will share first-hand reminiscences of history and humor regarding one of the most iconic figures of the 20th century, Sir Winston Churchill at the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting. Born in Switzerland, Nefos worked for the Churchills in the early 1960’s and then for Interpol before emigrating to the states in 1970.
Zentangle is a unique art form used to create beautiful images from repetitive patterns. At first glance, a Zentangle may seem intricate and complex, yet its simplicity, fun and captivating nature become clear when you see how it’s done. People who are convinced they cannot draw a Zentangle often find within 15 minutes they have easily accomplished what they thought was impossible. Join Certified Zentangle Teacher, Deborah Phelps Miller as she leads you step-by-step through this beginner’s Zentangle class.
Join licensed personal chef, Sarah Mentzer of Home for Dinner, as she presents ‘Spring Meals’ in the Stow Room at the library. Start spring off right with refreshing new meal ideas! Registration starts March 3. 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.