2017 Harry Potter Book Night
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Muggles, witches and wizards of all ages had fun exploring the world of J. K. Rowling at this library-wide international event, taking "classes" such as Potions or Defense Against the Dark Arts, making wands and chocolate frog boxes, testing their History of Magic skills, entering the costume contest, and much more!
February 2 2017
Celebrating Anime Master Miyazaki
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Teens competed for prizes to see who knew the most trivia about Miyazaki's movies, such as Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, and entered a creative umbrella contest, in this program all about Japan's beloved anime director.
January 20 2017
Star Wars Rogue One Party
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We had fun sharing Star Wars with lots of little kids! Plus a few fun parents who participated in our costume and trivia contests for grownups.
December 10 2016
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Teens had a blast celebrating their favorite CW tv show, "Supernatural," with trivia, crafts, and a costume contest all themed around the famous Winchester brothers.
October 30 2016
Comic Con 2016
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Patrons of all ages had fun in the costume contest, or turning themselves into a comic book character, or making a comic, and meeting professional artists P. Craig Russell and Dan Gorman.
August 20 2016
Battle of the Books 2016
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Our 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.
July 25 2016
2016 SMFPL Amateur Photo Contest Winners
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Our 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.
July 19 2016