Children Program

Jazz Band

06/29/2017 10:00 AM

Enjoy the blues from another era as the Community Jazz Band plays in celebration of Pride in Your Library Day.  This jazz session will be held in the Stow-Munroe Falls Room at the library.  Registration is not required.
The Community Jazz Band has provided free concerts at our library for the past thirty-seven years!  All members of the band graciously donate their time and talents entertaining listeners of all ages.

Pride in Your Library Day

06/29/2017 (All day)
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10 - 11 AM:  Jazz Concert
Enjoy the blues from another era as the Community Jazz Band begins our celebration of Pride in Your Library Day.  No registration necessary.

Morning Star Bluegrass

06/29/2017 12:00 PM

Celebrate Pride in Your Library Day and enjoy an afternoon of energetic, authentic bluegrass performed by Morning Star. The trio will play a mix of Bluegrass, Folk, Country, Gospel, and Americana – which can be enjoyed by young, old, and everyone in between. No registration required. This free program is cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and the Friends of the Library.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

05/10/2017 (All day)
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Ongoing year-round program
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Keep track of any books that are read to your child by an family member, friend or librarian.  You can enter the books online at smfpl.beanstack. org by downloading the free 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, or on paper and we will enter them for you.  For every 100 books your child will receive an incentive prize.  Multiple readings of the same book also count.  When you reach 1,000 books, your child will receive a free book and a special canvas book tote bag. 

Star Wars Day

08/19/2017 11:00 AM
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Come in costume, 11 AM-2 PM

The Force is strong at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library. Join us for a drop-in event on Saturday, August 19, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event, fun for fans of all ages, includes games, crafts, contests & more! We will have activities geared to adults and teens as well as children. You may even meet a Jedi, a Sith Lord, or two.  Come in costume for a chance to win prizes!

Summer Reading Program - Building A Community of Readers First Official Day

05/30/2017 9:00 AM
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Sign up in person at the Children's desks or online at

Stories at Maplewood Pool

05/31/2017 1:45 PM
06/28/2017 1:45 PM
07/26/2017 1:45 PM
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At Maplewood Park Recreation Club

Join us and cool off with some stories at the Maplewood Pool on Wednesdays, May 31, June 28 and July 26 at 1:45 PM. The Maplewood Pool is a membership-only pool, but if you attend story time, you can play at the pool after story time for free. No registration required. Cosponsored by the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library and Maplewood Park and Recreation Club.  The Maplewood Pool is located at 4386 Maplepark Road, Stow, OH 44224.

Drop-In Craft

06/16/2017 10:00 AM
06/30/2017 10:00 AM
07/28/2017 10:00 AM

If you like ooey gooey glue, or snipping & clipping paper to make adorable crafts then stop by the library between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and enjoy a craft or two!

Book Babies Photo Shoot

05/04/2017 9:30 AM

We believe it’s never too early for children to build a relationship with reading. That’s why we’re partnering with Marcie Shorter of Shorter Shots Photography to capture photographs of babies posed with books on May 4. Interested in having your baby’s photo taken? Sign up for a 10 minute time slot between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. by calling the Children’s Department at (330) 688-3295 ext. 5. Space is limited. For babies 6-9 months old (approximately). Babies must be sitting up on their own, but not yet crawling or walking.

Building Bonanza

07/12/2017 7:00 PM
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No registration required

Join Miss Chris for some building fun on July 12 from 7 to 8 PM. We'll start with a story, then let your imagination run free as you create with all different kinds of materials (wooden and cardboard blocks, Legos ®, Duplos ®, etc.).  This program is geared toward kids aged 5-12, but the whole family is welcome to build together. Be advised, there will be small building pieces in the room. No registration required.

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