Explore exciting hobby board gaming in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room at the library. Two Game Masters from the Malted Meeple will be on hand to teach a variety of board games including King of Tokyo, Love Letter and the hugely popular, Ticket to Ride. Each of these games is an entry level hobby game. They are very easy to pick up and learn, yet quite a bit of fun for new and seasoned gamers. The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Malted Meeple are committed to providing environments where people can enjoy quality time with family and friends.
Open it participants ages 5 -17. 9:30AM - 12:30PM. Registration required.
DFTBA*! Celebrate all things John Green with games, videos and crafts relating to The Fault In Our Stars and other John Green books and his online world; win tickets to see the new movie Paper Towns, based on his book! For grades 7-12. Signup requested but not required, starting June 8.
*(Don't Forget To Be Awesome!)
Play Super Smash Bros. on the WiiU and beat your friends! For grades 7-12. The winner will win GameStop prizes. Registration required, space limited; registration begins June 8. Call the library's Teen Information Desk to sign up: 330-688-3295 press 4 for teen.
Working as a team with other teens, turn an ordinary wooden bookcart into a work of art and win prizes! Art supplies provided. Wear old clothes, as we will be painting. For grades 7-12. Registration required, beginning June 8, by calling the Teen Information desk 330-688-3295 ext. 4.
It's Marvel VS. DC! Come play superhero games (Green Arrow archery practice, etc.), make a superhero craft, eat Super Snacks and more. For grades 7-12. Registration required, starting June 8. Call the Teen Information Desk 330-688-3295, press 4 for teen.
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.
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.