05. Internet Access Policy


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
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
Print materials (Fiction and NF) and Books on CD (Fiction and NF)
Items must be approved by a Reference Librarian.
Vacation loans are not available on high demand or new items.
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


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:

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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