Sunday With The Friends

Join us at 2:00 p.m. every Sunday afternoon for special concerts and performances provided through the generous support of the Friends of Lakewood Public Library. Sunday with the Friends programs are held in the Main Library Basement Auditorium. Admission is free and open at all.

Jazz Clinic Series Led by Chris Vance

How would you like to be more involved with the performances? Would you like to hear from the musicians, get background on the songs and instruments and ask the questions during performances? This four part series will allow you to do all of those things and more. Chris Vance leads a series of concerts dealing […] Read More

Concert – Wallace Coleman

As a youth in eastern Tennessee where country and western music still prevails, Wallace Coleman was instead captivated by the sounds he heard from his radio late at night. It was Nashville’s WLAC, and they were playing the Blues. The sounds haunted him by day where, he says, “I would be sittin’ in class and […] Read More

Concert – The Squirrel Hillbillies

From deep within the urban forest of Pittsburgh’s East End, the Squirrel Hillbillies often emerge to share their eclectic mix of folk, country and blues. Rabidly social and clawingly curious, they relish opportunities to interact with diverse audiences. The duo has been writing, arranging and performing original music together since 2010. Through a collaborative, nonlinear […] Read More

Concert – Anne E. DeChant

“Now there’s a woman with fire in her belly,” Cleveland Plain Dealer writes of Anne E. DeChant. DeChant is an award-winning Nashville recording artist originally from Cleveland where she was a five-time Singer-Songwriter of the Year. She has played venues ranging from the Clinton White House to such storied listening rooms as Nashville’s Bluebird Café. […] Read More