Library Announcements

Announcing the winners of our Peeps Diorama Contest!

Our annual diorama contest really took off this year, as there were 40 entries! Wow! We opened up the theme to include not just books but also movies, history, current events, videogames, or anything (as long as it is family-friendly). And our peeps artists responded with some amazing ideas! Prizes were peeps merchandise (like giant stuffed peep toys) and $20, $15 and $10 Target giftcards, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. Photos of all of the entries can be found here and the winners in each category are:

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Summit County Advisory for Seniors: Watch out for Scams!

Learn more about how to prevent criminals from targeting senior citizens with phone, mail, e-mail and door-to-door scams, from Summit County:

Scams Targeting Seniors

Adult Program Proposal

  Thank you for your interest in presenting a program at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library. We are always looking for programs that will be of interest and benefit to our patrons. Please scroll down to complete the entire form below. We will review your proposal and contact you shortly.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Checkout and stream video to your computer or mobile device!

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  Did you know that new movies are just a few clicks away with your library card?  

  Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library offers two ways to stream video right to your computer or mobile device.

  Hoopla and the Ohio Digital Library both offer streaming content, playable through a desktop media player (Windows Media Player for example) or mobile app. Just sign in with your library card to access movies, TV and music!

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   The majority of our patrons come from the cities of Stow and Munroe Falls, but we also see visitors from Akron and Cuyahoga Falls, Kent, Hudson, Tallmadge, and even Canton. We welcome all patrons! No matter where you live in Ohio, we invite you to join our library.

eBooks and Comics are now live on hoopla!

We have also raised the the number of hoopla items you can check out from 7 to 10 per month.

Hard to Find Item? Try SearchOhio!

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SearchOhio provides access to a catalog of more than ten million items, searchable from our Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library catalog. Search our catalog for your selection, and if the item is not available, you will be referred to the SearchOhio catalog. In addition, you can search for research papers and journal articles in OhioLINK.

Stow Corners Historical Walking Tour

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Stow, Ohio was first settled in 1804.  Known as Stow Corners, the intersection of what are now Darrow (Rt. 91) and Kent  (Rt. 59) Roads, was the center of community life for many years. Stow Corners held a post office in the home of Titus Wetmore, a stagecoach stop, a tavern, a school, and several residences in the early 19th century.