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 – IN2ATIVE

IN2ATIVE’s goal is to emotionally connect with their audience while breaking the stereotypes of two historically conservative, classical instruments, the flute and cello. With their music quoted as “Hot and Edgy,” IN2ATIVE’s vibe is anything but traditional. Although classically trained at the Cleveland Institute of Music, this avant-garde flute and cello duo specializes in a […] Read More

Concert – Lily B

Lakewood artist Lily B will sing songs from the Great American Songbook, as well as selections from today’s more current jazz scene, and other popular musical genres. At this performance you’re sure to hear songs like “Killing Me Softly”, The Title Song”, 10 Cents a Dance”, “Natural Woman”, “My Funny Valentine”, and “Just the Way […] Read More

Rick Iacoboni: What the Beatles Taught Us about Growing a Business

The Beatles shook the world on February 9, 1964 with their first performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. It has been more than 50 years since they landed in America. Today’s business leaders could learn from the business model the Beatles created that turned the music industry upside down. Rick Iacoboni uses rare anecdotes and […] Read More

Concert – Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio

The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio is a rare bunch. They are three musicians from very different backgrounds, bringing their skills, quiet charm and down-to-earth honesty to bear on songs that bring to life the sounds of the streets of New Orleans and the valleys of Appalachia and everything in between. Not to mention what they […] Read More

Concert – Mary Beth Ions, Violinist

A one-woman violin performance with music from Bach to Broadway and beyond! Mary Beth Ions will take you from an evening serenading a certain Cleveland Cavalier to Severance Hall with the Cleveland Pops to the Playhouse Square Orchestra Pit and Lobby. Enjoy an hour listening to the beautiful, unique voice of the violin and hearing […] Read More