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
Stow Fourth of July Parade 2016
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Library staff marched in the annual parade, handing out candy next to our library's Outreach Vehicle.
July 4 2016
Patron Appreciation Day 2016
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Our 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.
June 30 2016
ToshoCon 5 Anime Con
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Teen 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.
June 17 2016
Peeps Diorama Contest 2016
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Kids, 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.
March 23 2016
Un-Valentine's Day 2016
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Teens celebrated an UNromantic Valentine's Day with fun games, crafts, and snacks.
February 17 2016