Children Services

Download our FREE Graphic Novel Digital Kit

Download our FREE Graphic Novel Digital Kit for public librarians, school librarians, classroom teachers and parents

What's a graphic novel digital kit, you may ask? First of all, "graphic novel" is just a fancy term for a comic book. Second, this kit has virtually everything you need to maximize your use of this awesome format in your public library, school library, classroom or home.

Children Audiobooks on Hoopla

Planting a rainbow
Charlie Bone and the beast
Countdown
13 gifts
Hi! Fly Guy
The search
How do dinosaurs go to school?
Dragon tales

Spot Spike

CAN YOU SPOT SPIKE?

After more than 25 years of life in a tank, Spike the Library Turtle has finally decided to see some of the world – starting with Stow and Munroe Falls. Spike has a new job. As library ambassador, she has been given the task to see what there is to see in this community and strengthen the library’s relationship the citizens of Stow and Munroe Falls. Miss Kristin and Miss Amy from the children’s department will follow Spike around and document her travels for you to watch. Check our Web site periodically to see short movies of where Spike has been, who she meets and what kinds of things she gets herself into in Stow and Munroe Falls. Spike may even venture beyond this community. Stay tuned!

1) fizzboomreadvid

2) Library Director

3) Meet the Friends of the Library president

4) Spike Tours the Library

5) Spike visits a local preschool

6) Spot Spike No. 10 - Munroe Falls Police Chief Rick Myers

7) Spot Spike No. 5 - Library Foundation

8) Spot Spike No. 6 - Stow Mayor Sara Drew

9) Spot Spike No. 7 - Sweet Frog

10) Spot Spike No. 8 - Firefighter Sandy

11) Spot Spike No. 9 - Laundry Time

Children's Picture Books
Children's Chapter Books
Caldecott Award
Newbery Award

We invite children and parents to enjoy our large collection of books for children and young adults. We offer learning tools including Playaway Views, games and Leap Tags, as well as DVD's and audio books for kids.

We think reading is so important that we have devoted our entire second floor to serving children and their parents with great reading and learning opportunities. Weekly events include storytimes, crafting and educational presentations.

Everyday access to computers is part of our mission, and if parents approve it, children can use our state-of-the-art computer technology for learning, games and printing.

Check out our Children's Events calendar to learn about upcoming programs, or ask our Children's librarians. We look forward to your next visit!

Pet Show 2011

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Pet Show 2011

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A sunny evening and more than thirty pets made this year's Pet Show a great success!

Participants included a bearded dragon, a chinchilla, a colorful, orange corn snake, and several breeds of cats; along with many pugs, labs, boxers and other dogs. Thank you to everyone who participated. It was a lot of fun!

Pet Show 2011

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Pet Show 2011

A sunny evening and more than forty pets made this year's Pet Show a great success. Participants included a bearded dragon, a chinchilla, a colorful, orange corn snake, and several breeds of cats; along with many pugs, labs, boxers and other dogs. Thank you to everyone who participated. It was a lot of fun!

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Spike Pass

Spike Passes are handed out starting a half hour before an event. They are given on a first come, first served basis. You will not have to pre-register for these events. When we run out of Spike Passes, the event's seating is full.

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