Mission Statement

The Mission of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is to provide excellence in library service to all who seek access to information and recreational, educational, and cultural materials of any format. It also aims to promote the well-being of the community through programs and cooperative efforts with other community agencies, public and private.

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library will help create a community where ideas, culture, and knowledge thrive by providing materials, equipment and services to all people.


Pet Show 2011Pet Show 201156Summer fun kicked off with a great Pet Show on June 22. More than thirty pets participated, winning awards and meeting the children. Snakes and lizards joined dogs, cats, and chinchillas for a fun-filled evening at the library. Learn about more events for kids at our Children's page at
Mario Kart Wii tournamentMario Kart Wii tournament1228 players raced each other to the finish! Bryan C and Halle H. were our final top two players, with Bryan coming out ahead. The Friends of the LIbrary provided GameStop giftcards to the winners, and Pizza Hut of Stow donated pizza and prizes too.
Anime Club Cosplay 2011Anime Club Cosplay 201127
Touch a Truck Day 2011Touch a Truck Day 201198A ladder fire truck, an ambulance, a police cruiser and "prisoner transport vehicle," a moving van, a tow truck, a postal service truck, a cement mixer and a flatbed truck were all on hand--as well as the library's "book vehicle"--for children to sit in and climb on and learn more about.
High School Book Club party 2011High School Book Club party 201125Members of the high school book club came to the public library for the last meeting of the year, for a field trip. They got a behind the scenes tour, made "Stacks Poetry", discussed our last book of the year, and had lunch from Bellacino's of Stow. A great time was had by all.
Silly Saturday 2011Silly Saturday 201149There were 37 teams (75 total players) in this year's scavenger hunt to find all 50+ silly things in the library.
37th Needlework Show37th Needlework Show10937th Annual Needlework Show March 2011
2011 Anime Art Contest entries2011 Anime Art Contest entries18Entries in our first ever Anime Art contest for teens, which has art based on anime, manga, video game, or original characters. Winners received Hobby Lobby giftcards for art supplies.
Crazy 4 CupcakesCrazy 4 Cupcakes14
Lifesize Monopoly 2010Lifesize Monopoly 201039Our annual games of bigger-than-usual Monopoly!

Meeting Room Application


To reserve a meeting room, please visit the library and ask for the Finance Department. You may also call 330 688-3295 and ask for the Finance Department and an application will be mailed to you.

Guidelines for Art Exhibits and Displays Form

Form for displaying collections and art works at the library.

Library Contacts

Barbara Krans Jenkins' Art on Display


Akron, Ohio artist, Barbara Krans Jenkins graduated from Kent State University, 1965 (B.A. Science in Education, Art, K-12). After teaching two years and while raising a family of 4 children, she free-lanced from her home doing calendars, logos, magazine illustrations, pet and home portrait commissions and art shows.



We setup three new wireless access points at the library for you.
Bring your laptops and wireless devices.
We have increased bandwidth and can handle many connections.

Connect to the wireless address (SSID)


What to do with it?
Check your e-mail, surf the web, play games, do homework, and use the library services, of course.


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