Policy

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

2014
January1New Years Day(OH)All day
April20EasterAll day
May25Sunday before Memorial dayAll day
May26Memorial day(OH)All day
July4Independence Day(OH)All day
August31Sunday before Labor DayAll day
September1Labor Day(OH)All day
November26day before ThanksgivingEarly - closes at 5pm
November27Thanksgiving(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: 111121-6


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 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.50 per day
Prints (Black & White).15 per page
Public/Staff Copiers.15 per page
Puppets.15 per day
Puzzles.15 per day
Scanning.10 per scan
DVDs & Video Games.75 per day

* OCLC - are items that must be mailed

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<

05. Internet Access Policy

MANUAL OF LIBRARY POLICIES

SUBJECT: Internet Access Policy

Resolution No: 090316-5


Internet Access Policy

12. Fines and Loan

Renewals may be made in person or by phone: (330) 688-3295. You can also renew items using the My Account feature in the online catalog. Visit opac.smfpl.org/ , login to your account and select renew on the item to renew. Items with reserves (another patron waiting) may not be renewed. If fines exceed Five Dollars ($5.00), new loans will not be allowed.

Type Loan
Period
Maximum
per Card
Renewable? Fine per Day
Audiotapes Two Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
Books Two Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
Books on CD Two Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
CDs Two Weeks Ten Yes 15 Cents
CD-ROMs One Week Two Yes 75 Cents
DVDs One Week Ten No 75 Cents
Large Print 2-6 Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
PeriodicalsTwo Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
Puzzles Two Weeks No Limit Yes 15 Cents
Science Kits Two Weeks No Limit Yes $1.00
Videos (Fiction) One Week Ten No 75 Cents
Videos (Non-fiction) Two Week Ten Yes 75 Cents
Teacher Loans (No Videos) Six Weeks No Limit No None
Vacation Loans
(Old Fiction and Paperbacks Only)
2-6 Weeks No Limit No 15 Cents

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

02. Library Cards Policy

MANUAL OF LIBRARY POLICIES

SUBJECT: Library Card Registration

Resolution No. 090316-6


The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is an independent library. Library cards are not interchangeable among other libraries. Patrons 18 years of age and older must present a picture ID with a current address. If the ID does not have the current address posted; the patron must provide one of the following:

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