Galleries

SetTitlePhotosDescrDate
Battle of the Books 2016Battle of the Books 201633Our intrepid team did their best, trying to answer questions from the four Battle Books, but in the end, Akron took the championship this year. The battle took place at the Hudson Library & Historical Society. The books were: Peak by Roland Smith, Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, and Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans.
Teen
07/25/16
2016 SMFPL Amateur Photo Contest Winners2016 SMFPL Amateur Photo Contest Winners22Our 8th annual Photo Contest had 140 entries, by teens and adults; here are most of the winning photos. Our contestants submit 5x7 matted photos to the contest, so that we can display the entries in the library for two weeks. Winners receive ribbons, certificates, and cash prizes courtesy of the Friends of the SMFPL.
Adult,Teen
07/19/16
Stow Fourth of July Parade 2016Stow Fourth of July Parade 201611Library staff marched in the annual parade, handing out candy next to our library's Outreach Vehicle.
Adult,Children,Teen
07/04/16
Patron Appreciation Day 2016Patron Appreciation Day 2016100Our day-long series of activities for the whole family included an author signing, balloon twisting, face painting, magic show, free ice cream, a jazz band concert, and just for teens and tweens, some fun outdoor games on the library lawn.
Teen
06/30/16
Pet Show 2016Pet Show 201632Children and their families brought pets to the library for our annual animal-palooza!
Children
06/29/16
Children's Events Summer 2016Children's Events Summer 201662
Children
06/25/16
ToshoCon 5 Anime ConToshoCon 5 Anime Con128Teen anime fans from Stow, Munroe Falls, Hudson and surrounding areas spent an evening at the library watching their favorite shows, competing in a ramen-noodle-eating contest and a cosplay contest, and doing other fun activities revolving around Japanese animation.
Teen
06/17/16
Mindy McGinnis Author VisitMindy McGinnis Author Visit16
Teen
04/13/16
Peeps Diorama Contest 2016Peeps Diorama Contest 201658Kids, teens and adults created scenes of their favorite books using marshmallow peeps, and competed for prizes (peeps merchandise and books, and Target giftcards, courtesy of the Friends of the Library). Winners were revealed and the "Peeple's Choice Award" given at the Peeps Party.
Adult,Children,Teen
03/23/16
Stow-aways photographsStow-aways photographs95These photos were taken from the Stow-aways scrapbook. Stow-aways: Memories of the Past is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the 1978 classes of Garnet Byrne, Workman School (Stow High School). This scrapbook contains photos taken during the interviews.
Local History
03/17/16