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.

Concert – Jody, John, and George

Every couple of months, Jody Getz, John Lucic and George Lee each bring a new song for their trio to learn. Recently, Lee chose a 1960s Jimi Hendrix rock song, Lucic chose a Bull Moose Jackson big band novelty tune and Getz chose a slick CeeLo Green pop song. This eclectic mix is exactly what […] Read More

Concert – Three Strands

Love, loss and community have a looming influence over what we find true and good. Through honest and simplistic arrangements and strong influences from the American folk revival as well as early gospel and blues traditions, Three Strands is a project that exists to dredge those deep waters in search for the strands that unite […] Read More

Concert – Brian Henke

Brian is considered by many to be the guru of fingerstyle guitar, but his talent doesn’t stop there. He is also a solo acoustic guitarist, harp guitarist, singer, songwriter and instrumental composer. His unique guitar style has been called everything from folk to new age to neo-classical to pastoral, or as Henke likes to call […] Read More

Performance – Twain by Two

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” – Mark Twain. Mark Dawidziak has produced this one-act collection of material by Mark Twain, performed by Largely Literary Theater Company co-founders Dawidziak and Sara Showman. It features excerpts from Huckleberry Finn and Eve’s Diary, and the […] Read More

Performance – Casually Late Stampede

Casually Late Stampede is a short form improv group based out of the Mayfield Village Civic Center, but they have explored bars, coffee shops and basements across Northeast Ohio. Now they are adding libraries to the list! Casually Late Stampede creates explosive scenes from nothing more than a word from their audience. They bring high […] Read More