Families with kids of all ages come and put your library knowledge to the test with a scavenger hunt. Come anytime during library hours from Saturday, February 16 through Monday, February 18. To participate check in at the children’s circulation desk. Upon completion all children will receive a small prize and families will be entered into a grand prize drawing. Teens are welcome to participate too and will receive a small prize upon completion as well.
Join other fans for a range of anime and manga-related activities. Cosplay welcome. Snacks provided. No signup necessary. For ages 12 to 18 only.
Are you into roleplaying and trading card games? Would you like to learn how to play?
Teens in grades 6-12! Learn how to do character makeup in this hands-on demonstration: from monsters and zombies to fantasy creatures and other characters. See how to create fake wounds and “old age” makeup. Our 3 makeup experts have theatrical and professional haunted house expertise they’re “dying” to share! All makeup will be provided. Cosponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required; space is limited. Call 330-688-3295 ext. 4 to register, or email the Teen Librarian using the contact link in the TEENS menu above.
Explore the Solar System with Geoffrey Landis.
Geoffrey is both a NASA Scientist and a science-fiction writer. His work with NASA focuses on planetary exploration, interstellar propulsion, solar power and photovoltaics. He holds eight patents and has authored or co-authored more than 300 published scientific papers in the fields of astronautics and photovoltaics.
Registration starts September 17. Call 330-688-3295 (ext. 4) or register online at www.smfpl.org.
Play a board game at the library and share some fun with your family!
Calling all Minecraftians between the ages of 12 and 18! Join us for a Minecraft building challenge Tuesday, October 9th at 6:30 PM in the computer lab. Come prepared to flex your creative-mode muscles! For those of you with an existing Minecraft login, bring your username and password. For those of you without a login, you will be creating a free account to participate in the competition.
Teens in grades 7 to 12, join Teen Librarian Christina on Sunday afternoons to watch a recent movie based on a popular teen novel, and then discuss the book vs. the movie: which did you like better? How would you have filmed the book? Free popcorn! Copies of the next book in our series will be available at each club meeting for the first 15 teens who register at the Reference Desk or by calling (330) 688-3295 ext.
This inter-library event includes spelling competitions for both the young and old. Sixth through twelfth grade participate in a youth bee, while adults compete in their own bee, with more challenging words. Stow patrons must pre-register online or by phone to participate.
Join us at 7:00 pm on July 16th, at the Kent Free Library for this favorite annual event!