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.

Performance – The Cleveland Opera: Marriage by Lantern-Light

Marriage by Lantern-Light or rather, Le mariage aux lanternes, is a comic opérette in one act by Jacques Offenbach sung in English. This delightfully hilarious score stars a young farmer, Guillot, who has affection for his orphan cousin Denise. He hides his feelings by treating her roughly, driving the young girl to despair. Both write […] Read More

Concert – Judy Crawford

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s prolific work on Broadway has been enjoyed by audiences for over seventy years. The golden age of musical theatre was created in large part due to the talent of two men, composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist-dramatist Oscar Hammerstein II. The duo earned thirty-four Tony Awards, fifteen Academy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and […] Read More

Concert – Qwik Sil-ver

Since its inception eleven years ago, Qwik Sil-ver has been rocking Northeast Ohio stages including The Ohio State Fair, The Cleveland Agora, Summit County Fair, Crocker Park, Mantua Potato Festival, Mapleside Farms’ Johnny Appleseed Festival, 100th Bomb Group and Taste of Hudson. Combine a soulful guitar, tight rhythm section, horns (yes horns), and the sweet […] Read More

Concert – Moustache Yourself

Moustache Yourself is a gypsy jazz and swing band based in Northeast Ohio. Gypsy jazz, also known as gypsy swing, hot club jazz, or by the French name, “Jazz Manouche” (not to be confused with Jazz Moustache), is a style of jazz music made famous by guitarist Django Reinhardt in the 1930s. Its infectious rhythm […] Read More