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

2016
January1New Years Day(OH)All day
March27EasterAll day
May30Memorial day(OH)All day
July4Independence Day(OH)All day
September5Labor Day(OH)All day
November23day before ThanksgivingEarly - closes at 5pm
November24Thanksgiving(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: 160418-5


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

Item typeFine/Fee
Audiotapes.15 per day
Books.15 per day
CDs.15 per day
CD-ROMs.75 per day
Color Laser Prints1.00 per page
Color Copier Prints.50 per page
Kits1.00 per day
LeapPads1.00 per day
Magazines.15 per day
Microfilm Prints.15 per page
Passport Application25.00
Passport Photographs(2)12.00
Playaways Audio.50 per day
Playaways View/Launchpad1.00 per day
Prints (Black & White).15 per page
Public/Staff Copiers.15 per page
Puppets.15 per day
Puzzles.15 per day
DVDs & Video Games.75 per day

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

Regular Hours
Monday 9 a.m to 9 p.m
Tuesday 9 a.m to 9 p.m
Wednesday 9 a.m to 9 p.m
Thursday 9 a.m to 9 p.m
Friday 9 a.m to 6 p.m
Saturday<

15. Services for Educators

  • A Teacher Card provides a six-week loan period with no renewals for print materials and non-fiction audio-visual materials, excluding any new materials. Due to limits in our collection, seasonal materials well be limited to 2 items per card. No items from another library can be checked out on a Teacher Card. To obtain a Teacher Card, a patron must have a regular Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Card. Teacher Cards are available to teachers Pre-K through grade 12 and homeschool parents. A teacher must show a staff ID badge or other proof of employment to obtain a Teacher Card.

07. Open Access

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library extends open access of all library materials to all library patrons with the exception of children under the age of 18 whose parent or legal guardian has specified that they may not borrow video cassettes/DVDs.

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