Virtual Program Archive: Select Past Programs

Videos of select past programs are posted after the program airs on Facebook.

Author Talk with Emilie Richards

Best-selling contemporary romance and mystery novelist Emilie Richards discusses her latest book, "The House Guests," with host Tom Stephan from the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library. Learn about her writing process and her connection with northeast Ohio. This program was broadcast by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library on April 6, 2022.

The Darrowville Quilt

An unidentified signature quilt was housed at the Summit County Historical Society for many years. Who created this quilt? What was its purpose? One local researcher decided to find out. Join us as Julie Struck shares her thesis, “Identifying an Ohio Community Signature Quilt.” Learn how Julie’s research led her to discover the history of the mysterious quilt, and its connection to the Stow community. This program was hosted by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library on November 10, 2021.

Author Talk with Amanda Flower

Join host Tom Stephan for a conversation with award-winning mystery author (and northeast Ohio native) Amanda Flower. Amanda discusses her author's journey and writing process, and she shares news about her latest novels. This program aired November 1, 2021.

History of Garden Clubs in Stow, Ohio

Presented by Gretchen Quinn, local history librarian at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library.

Art Lecture: Leonardo da Vinci

Art Historian Felicia Stadelman discusses the man often described as the embodiment of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci. This program aired May 13, 2021.

Author Talk with Derf Backderf

Cleveland author and artist Derf Backderf discusses his book, Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio. Backderf's books are available in physical and digital formats in the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library's online catalog.

Adult Carry-Out Crafts: Yarn Bird

Follow along as we make a yarn bird, part of our Adult Carry-Out Crafts series. Kits were available to pick up at the library April 26 - 29, 2021.

Cookie Painting with Chef Sarah

Licensed personal chef, Sarah Mentzer of Custom Cookies by Sarah M, demonstrated cookie painting techniques on April 21, 2021.

Beyond Vital Records: Exploring Different Resources for Genealogy and Family History Research

There are many resources readily available to genealogical researchers, and the most interesting information is often found in unusual places. Join Local History Librarian, Gretchen Quinn to discuss different online and print resources to enhance your genealogy and family history research. This program aired March 30, 2021.

Opus 216 String Trio in Concert, March 14, 2021

The OPUS 216 String Trio presents a mix of jazz from the early/mid-twentieth century, classical favorites, Irish fiddle, and a few surprises! Performers are Ariel Clayton Karas, violin, Victor Beyens, violin, and Trevor Kazarian, cello.

Adult Carry-Out Crafts: Lucky Charm Bookmark

Join us as we demonstrate how to assemble a lucky charm bookmark. Kits were available to pick up at the library March 1 - 5, 2021. Sorry, we are all out of kits, but stay tuned for future Carry-Out Crafts for adults.

The Shawshank Redemption Revealed

Author Mark Dawidziak and photographer Becky Dawidziak discuss their book "The Shawshank Redemption Revealed" with host Tom Stephan. This program aired February 25, 2021.

Cookie Decorating with Chef Sarah

Licensed personal chef, Sarah Mentzer of Custom Cookies by Sarah M, demonstrated cookie decorating techniques on January 20, 2021.

Adult Carry-Out Crafts: Mask Lanyard Demo with Leila Griffiths

Leila demonstrates how to assemble a mask lanyard from the carry-out kits that were available at the library December 3 - 8, 2020.

Daniel Bennett Jazz Group - Virtual Concert

New York saxophonist Daniel Bennett has been hailed as one of the most original and unpredictable musical voices of his generation. Bennett can be heard throughout the world performing his award-winning compositions on saxophone, flute, and clarinet. Bennett is joined by Koko Bermejo on percussion and keyboard. The duo created this performance for the library on October 21, 2020.

Matthew Ball - Virtual Concert

Matthew Ball, AKA The Boogie-Woogie Kid, performed a family-friendly concert of New Orleans Song, Boogie-Woogie, and Swing Dance Era favorites in the Children's Department of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library on September 14, 2020.

Adult Carry-Out Crafts: Bee Earring Demo with Leila Griffiths

Our very first Carry-Out Craft for Adults on September 3 was a big success! Kits are no longer available but stay tuned for another craft with Leila coming in December 2020.

Chardon Polka Band

The Chardon Polka Band breathes new life into the polka genre with their offbeat antics and one-of-kind style.

Author Talk with Eliese Colette Goldbach

Eliese Colette Goldbach discusses her new book, Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit.

Author Talk with Connie Schultz

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Connie Schultz discusses her new novel, The Daughters of Erietown.

Duo Verano - Krista Solars and Peter Douglas

Krista Solars & Peter Douglas were live in our Children's Department on July 16, 2020.

The History of the City of Stow's Fourth of July Parade, 1959 - 1979

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Local History Librarian Gretchen Quinn presents the early history of the City of Stow's Fourth of July Parade.