Library Services

Our services include passport, notary, database, electronic resources, and much more!

Multimedia Streaming Audio and Video with Hoopla

Hoopla logo   Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is excited to announce a new digital media service, hoopla, which enables you to borrow videos, audiobooks, and full-length music CDs straight from a browser, tablet, or smartphone! SMFPL is the first library in northeastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania to offer this new library service. With hoopla there are no hold lists and your selection starts streaming immediately. SMFPL has never offered a program like this!

   hoopla gives you access to thousands of titles anywhere you have an Internet connection. Imagine being able to watch TV shows or listen to audiobooks without expensive subscription fees; all you need is a valid library card!

E-books, OverDrive and the Ohio Digital Library

ohio ebook project link

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library participates in the Ohio Digital Library, where libraries can share electronic resources to offer more choices for our patrons. Currently based in Cleveland, Ohio, OverDrive Media provides a portal for searching and cataloging electronic resources which include Audiobooks, Music and E-Books.

You may access and download electronic resources by searching our Library Catalog, or by searching on the Ohio Digital Library website.

Help available:

EBook/Audiobook Help

Device Comparison

Welcome to Online Magazines

Zinio is here ! Now you can explore new magazines inside the library or at home. Zinio is an electronic database of magazines and periodicals that preserves high-quality illustration, while allowing the user to page through a periodical on an electronic device.

Your Library is Now Your Passport Center

   The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is your one-stop shop for passports.  Passport services (including passport photos) are available by reservation at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library.  Please call (330) 688-3295 x 130 to make a reservation.  Due to staffing, walk-ins cannot be accepted.  Evening and weekend appointments are available. Complete information on getting a new passport, renewing an old passport, passport cards, optional expedited fees, and complete costs can be found HERE or by calling 330-688-3295 x 130.

Notarize your Documents at the Library

Notary Pen  Free Notary Service is now available at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library during most of the Library’s hours of business, including evenings and weekends. Notary publics are on staff, but schedules vary; please call ahead to confirm availability. Nothing can be notarized during the last hour before the library closes.

  Ohio law requires that the person signing the document to be notarized must appear in person and present proper identification. Call the library at (330) 688-3295 x4 for more information.

  This free service includes only simple documents of less than ten (10) pages and does not include wills, corporate documents, real estate transactions, and documents in any language other than English.

Freegal - Free Music Downloads

Freegal button linkRemember! Every Monday your count resets and you can download another 3 Songs!

Take advantage of our new Freegal database of free, downloadable music. Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library card holders can now download three of their favorite songs (to keep), from Sony Music Entertainment's extensive database every week. All the songs are in the MP3 format to be compatible with the greatest number of devices. Explore new music, free to own - from the library!

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