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!
Showcase your photography skills during our upcoming Amateur Photography Contest at the library. Photos may be submitted to the Adult and Teen Information Desk anytime on Tues., August 6 and Wed., August 7 [9 a.m. - 9 p.m.].
Want to create art, but you don't like drawing or painting? Spend an evening at the library learning how you can use old magazines, newspapers, and scrap paper to make art! Also learn how you can participate in the teen art show! Sign up today either at the Teen Information desk, by calling 330-688-3295 ext. 4, or online.
Join us for a free concert and celebrate Pride in Library Week!
This concert will be held on the lawn (weather permitting—otherwise inside the library). No registration is necessary.
Delicious Handel’s Ice Cream Pops will be available beginning at 2 PM, compliments of the Friends of the Library.
OWN THE NIGHT!
Teens 12-18 are invited to spend an evening at the library after hours, as part of a nationwide lock-in event. Partygoers will “virtually” meet teens from over 50 other libraries around the country and have fun in the library at night! Come dressed as a zombie if you wish; we will demonstrate how to put on zombie makeup so you can “zombify” yourself! (makeup provided)
Play online video games against other teens at their lock-ins
Make a “zombie Barbie” craft
Take part in a Photo Scavenger Hunt