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 – The Hollywood Slim Band

The Hollywood Slim Band is a unique member of Cleveland’s blues family. The band has been entertaining Clevelanders with their swing/jazz/blues music for over 40 years and still enjoys adding arrangements to their repertoire. This translates into music that remains fresh, though some of it is over seventy years old! The band plays rhythm & […] Read More

Performance – Keep Talking

Originally starting out as a way for comedies to tell stories that didn’t quite fit with their open mic set lists, Keep Talking has grown a serious audience to their monthly shows in the basement bar of Happy Dog, Underdog. For one Sunday only stories will be told in the Library basement as well! Keep […] Read More

Concert – Doug and Arleigh from Cellocentric

Award-winning local finger-style guitarist Doug Wood, and Cleveland Institute of Music graduate and bassoonist Arleigh Savage represent the ensemble, Cellocentric. Since his days of performing in the Boston subways in the early 1990’s, Wood has earned the status as one of the premier independent acoustic performers in the country, andSavage has performed with Ohio Light […] Read More

Concert – Jen Maurer and Anthony Papaleo

This Rockin Duo performs a unique blend of Blues and Americana, featuring a standup bass, duling vocals and a killer electric guitar! These well sesoned musicians have played in and around Ohio for years in groups such as Mo’MoJo, Jen Maurer Music, The Rhondas, Hoseff and many more. Jen Maurer is a local standout, always […] Read More