Library

New checkout policy.

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Effective Tuesday, September 1st,

all NEW adult, teen and children's material will be checked out for 7 days.

As a reminder: As of August 1st, holds may no longer be placed on new DVDs. New DVDs will check-out on a first-come, first-served basis.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Events - 2 Month View

Children Program

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
Walking Babies Story Time - Walking babies through 24 monthsJul 2810:00 amDrop-in
Lapsit Story Time - Babies not yet walkingJul 2811:00 amDrop-in
Busy Beans at Corner CupJul 281:30 pmAt Corner Cup Coffeehouse 3019 Graham Rd.
Tech Thursdays (For Kids)Jul 283:00 pmNo reqistration required - for kids, parents and caregivers
Drop-In CraftJul 2910:00 amDrop-in between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
Children's Movie MatineeJul 291:00 pm
Bow Wow Book BuddiesAug 21:30 pm
Dive into Stories at Maplewood PoolAug 21:45 pmat Maplewood Pool 4386 Maplepark Drive
Music Together Aug 59:30 amFor babies that are not yet walking
Music TogetherAug 510:30 amFor walking babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
Bow Wow Book BuddiesAug 141:30 pm
Chess ClubAug 156:30 pmto 8:30 pm
Busy Beans at Corner CupAug 251:30 pmAt Corner Cup Coffeehouse 3019 Graham Rd.
Bow Wow Book BuddiesAug 281:30 pm
Ticket to ReadSep 112:00 amfrom September 1-December 31, 2016
Drop-In CraftSep 1610:00 am
Storybook TheaterSep 1611:00 am
Chess ClubSep 196:30 pmto 8:30 pm
Harry Potter Fan ClubSep 227:00 pmfor children ages 8-12

Teen Program

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
End of Summer Book Bash!Jul 301:00 pmto 4:00pm
Chess ClubAug 156:30 pmto 8:30 pm
Anime ClubSep 101:30 pmto 4pm
Chess ClubSep 196:30 pmto 8:30 pm

Adult Program

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
TECH THURSDAYJul 281:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Moss Stanley TrioJul 287:00 pm
TECH TUESDAYAug 21:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
TECH TUESDAYAug 27:00 pmto 8:30PM
Coffee with the EditorAug 39:30 am(Marsha McKenna)
Popcorn & a MovieAug 31:00 pm
Jazz ConcertAug 36:30 pm
Bob Evans Fundraiser for Library FoundationAug 412:00 am
TECH THURSDAYAug 41:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Bridge ClubAug 812:45 pm
Color Me CalmAug 911:00 am
TECH TUESDAYAug 91:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Popcorn & a MovieAug 101:00 pm
TECH THURSDAYAug 111:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Writing WorkshopAug 117:00 pm
TECH TUESDAYAug 161:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Popcorn & a MovieAug 171:00 pm
Bethany Concert BandAug 177:00 pm
TECH THURSDAYAug 181:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
TECH TUESDAYAug 231:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Stow Corners Walking TourAug 2510:00 am
TECH THURSDAYAug 251:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
The Many Faces of James BondAug 257:00 pm
Spanish Conversation GroupAug 263:00 pm
TECH TUESDAYAug 301:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
The Best of Chef SarahAug 305:00 pm
The Best of Chef SarahAug 306:30 pm
Bob Evans Fundraiser for Library FoundationSep 112:00 am
TECH THURSDAYSep 11:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
TECH TUESDAYSep 61:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
TECH TUESDAYSep 67:00 pmto 8:30PM
The Heart of HellSep 67:00 pm
Jazz ConcertSep 76:30 pm
Family FolkloreSep 810:30 am
TECH THURSDAYSep 81:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Writing WorkshopSep 87:00 pm
Spanish Conversation GroupSep 93:00 pm
Bridge ClubSep 1212:45 pm
Meet the Author: Mark PriceSep 127:00 pm
TECH TUESDAYSep 131:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Family FolkloreSep 1510:30 am
TECH THURSDAYSep 151:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
TECH TUESDAYSep 201:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Family FolkloreSep 2210:30 am
TECH THURSDAYSep 221:00 pmto 5:00 PM.
Spanish Conversation GroupSep 233:00 pm
TECH TUESDAYSep 271:00 pmto 5:00 PM.

Computer Class

TitleDateTimeOther Info.

Daytime Reading Group

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
To Kill a MockingbirdAug 810:00 amBook discussion
To Kill a MockingbirdAug 82:00 pmBook discussion

Monday Evening Reading Group

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
Call the MidwifeAug 17:00 pmBook discussion

Tuesday Evening Reading Group

TitleDateTimeOther Info.
Dead WakeAug 237:00 pmBook discussion
All the Light We Cannot SeeSep 277:00 pmBook discussion

New Fees & Fines

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Due to economic uncertainties and a decline in public library revenue from the State, the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library will be increasing library fines & fees for some of its services beginning April 26th. In 2008 the library received $150,000 less state revenue than in 2007. According to the Ohio Library Council financial projections for tax revenue for 2009, public libraries can expect a drop in Public Library Funding (PLF) of 7-8% overall from 2008.

New Fees for Interlibrary Loan

Our library is part of several groups of libraries which lend freely to one another. There is no charge for Interlibrary Loan if we can get the item from one of these lenders.

We have another system which lets us borrow items from a wider selection of libraries across the nation, but this system is costly. Because of recent budget cutbacks, we are forced to begin charging for this service; there is a $3.00 per item charge to use this system.

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NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK

Special programs at Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library in celebration of
National Library Week, April 11 - 17, 2010

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.

Galleries

SetTitlePhotosDescrDate
Anime Club Kamibashi & Cosplay 12-13Anime Club Kamibashi & Cosplay 12-1320Our Anime Club came dressed in costumes this meeting, and we made a craft: kamibashi string dolls.
Teen
10/13/12
Minecraft Building ChallengeMinecraft Building Challenge15Eleven teens took on the challenge of creating a virtual building in the world of the videogame Minecraft. They won Minecraft prizes and ate a Minecraft-themed snack.
Teen
10/09/12
2012 Photo Contest Winners2012 Photo Contest Winners21The winning photos in our annual amateur photo contest for adults and teens.
Adult,Teen
08/08/12
2012 Photo Contest Reception2012 Photo Contest Reception8Adult and teen photographers attended our reception, where we unveiled this year's winners in the library's annual summer amateur photography contest.
Adult,Teen
08/08/12
Zombie Lock-in 2012Zombie Lock-in 2012158Teens stayed late at the library to play games, chat with an author via video, get made up as zombies and do a zombie Barbie craft in our annual teen lockin.
Teen
08/03/12
Battle of the Books 2012Battle of the Books 201231Teams of middle schoolers from Stow-Munroe Falls and Cuyahoga Falls libraries battled bravely but could not beat the mighty Twinsburg Library's team in this annual summer book trivia event. We'll get 'em next year!
Teen
07/30/12
Star Wars PartyStar Wars Party65About 150 "younglings" attended our Star Wars party, where they went through Padawan Training games to become "Jedi Knights"; played Star Wars videogames and Jeopardy trivia games; made character masks; and met costumed characters, for an afternoon of fun set in a galaxy far, far away.
Children
07/28/12
Live Angry Birds TournamentLive Angry Birds Tournament34Tweens in grades 5 and 6 had a blast flinging stuffed birds at pigs hiding in block forts constructed by their opposing team. They also made a bird craft to take home, played games on the library's iPads, and had bird and piggy cookies for snack.
Children,Teen
07/19/12
Teen Art NightTeen Art Night12Teen artists spent an evening creating collage art out of magazines.
Teen
07/16/12
Foam Party 2012Foam Party 2012220Our annual foam fun was extended to younger kids this year, with less foam for the kids and higher foam for teens. Everyone had a bubbletastic time! Check out our videos on www.youtube.com/user/SMFPLTeenspace
Children,Teen
07/14/12

Meeting Room Application

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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.

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