Policy

22. Public Records Policy

STOW-MUNROE FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY        Date Adopted:  September 24, 2007
MANUAL OF LIBRARY POLICIES
SUBJECT:    Public Records Policy            Resolution No.    070924-10


Section 1    Public Records

In accordance with the Ohio Revised Code and applicable judicial decisions, records are defined as any item that:

16. Distribution and Display of Free Material Policy

Resolution No.    090921-5

The Library will provide, at its discretion, limited space for the distribution and display of community information materials, free handouts, or the posting of flyers, notices, and posters.  The bulletin board and information racks are only for use by local nonprofit organizations engaged in civic, educational, recreational, and cultural activities.

14. Official Holidays(OH) and Library Closing

2020
January1New Years Day (OH)All day
April12EasterAll day
May25Memorial Day (OH)All day
July4Independence Day (OH)All day
September7Labor Day (OH)All day
November25Day Before ThanksgivingEarly - closes at 5pm
November26Thanksgiving (OH)All day
December24Christmas Eve (OH)All day
December25Christmas (OH)All day
December31New Years EveEarly - closes at 5pm

(OH) - Official Holidays



10. Fines and Fees Policy

MANUAL OF LIBRARY POLICIES

SUBJECT: Fines and Fees

Resolution No: 200921-7


The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library will establish the following fines or fees for use of the following:

Item typeFine/Fee
Audiobooks.15 per day
Books.15 per day
CDs.15 per day
Color Copier Prints.50 per page
Kits1.00 per day
Magazines.15 per day
Passport Acceptance35.00 ea*
Passport Photographs (2)12.00
Playaway Audio.50 per day
Playaway View/Launchpad/Reader1.00 per day
Prints (Black & White).15 per page
Puppets.15 per day
Puzzles.15 per day
DVDs & Video Games.75 per day

* Per U.S. Department of State Passport Services, effective April 2, 2018, the new fee for Passport acceptance (also known as the execution fee) will be $35.00.

06. Video Games

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library has a collection of console videogames for adult, teen and juvenile patrons. The titles are a mix of ratings from E for Everyone to M for Mature.

The current list of games is available here (or search our library catalog for a specific title).

LIBRARY USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE A PARENT SIGN A VIDEOGAME PERMISSION FORM IN PERSON AT THE FRONT DESK BEFORE CHECKING OUT THEIR FIRST GAME.

01. Library Hours

Library and Drive-Up Window Hours
Monday 10 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday 10 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday 10AM to 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM
Friday 10 AM to 5 PM

03. Library Card Expiration Policy

Library cards expire after a three year period now, rather than a 5 year period.

05. Internet Access Policy

MANUAL OF LIBRARY POLICIES

SUBJECT: Internet Access Policy

Resolution No: 090316-5


Internet Access Policy

08. Meeting Room Policy

Library Meeting Rooms: 

The primary purpose of our meeting rooms is to provide facilities for Library-related activities.  The needs of the Library, the Friends of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, and the Stow-Munroe Falls Library Foundation will take precedence.  The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library reserves the right to cancel scheduled events or substitute rooms due to special Library programs.  Whenever possible, a one (1) month notice will be given.  No admission fee may be char

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