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 – Mary Beth Ions

Violinist Mary Beth Ions will take you on a journey from Bach to Broadway, from country fiddle tunes to fiery Gypsy music and even contemporary uses of the violin, like in the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and on American Idol! Her story-telling inspires awe of the violin, its history and how it has developed through the centuries. […] Read More

Concert – Debbie Darling: Songs of the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s

This performance is a musical walk down memory lane through the biggest hits of each decade. Debbie Darling will perform songs, describe what was happening in the world and what prompted some of the most noted pieces to be written. Darling is a singer and songwriter who has performed a wide range of musical styles […] Read More

Concert – Neo-Tessares Saxophone Quartet

The Neo-Tessares Saxophone Quartet is comprised of professional musicians John Perrine, Breegan Arnett, Allie Denham and Tom Lempner. The quartet has been performing in the Cleveland area for over a decade. The group is dedicated to bringing their music to traditional and untraditional spaces in order to reach a broad audience. Performances include traditional jazz […] Read More

Concert – Three Strands

Three Strands is a folk Americana project started by Pennsylvania singer-songwriter Sean Cox. After fronting the folk rock quintet The Band of Rivals, Sean began experimenting with more narrative, delicate songs. These honest and simplistic arrangements are strongly influenced by the American folk revival, as well as early gospel and blues traditions. Three Strands exists […] Read More