Dedicated to Supporting Literacy

Donation Days

The Friends can accept good, clean, used books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, vinyl albums, sheet music, games, or puzzles at the back door of the library on Donation Days only.

The Friends are now accepting donations on these dates.

Our Mission

The purpose of this organization shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in books, libraries and literacy; to focus public attention on library functions and services; to facilitate donations of books and other materials; and to encourage donations and bequests to the Friends of the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library endowment fund.

The Friends of the Stow-Munroe Falls Library is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.


  • Interim President - Joan Brower -
  • Interim Vice-President - Penny Lutz
  • Treasurer - Judy Cohen-Baer -
  • Interim Recording Secretary - Diane Bussan
  • Past President - Barbara Nelson
  • At Large Members - Barb Beiling, Janet Dodson, Kathy Fairchild, Marie Holt, Dave Hadley
    Hermine Meyer, Ian Oppenheim, Mary Paugh, Fran Waybright, Ed Weisman


Friends Meeting Friends book sale - Barb Coffee Station

Activities and Events

  • Meetings are held at 2 PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month with the exception of December and July
  • Book Sales in spring, summer, and fall
  • Puzzle Sale in December
  • Donation Days in spring and fall
  • Daily sorting and boxing of donated materials
  • Annual Membership Meeting

Examples of Supported Programs and Projects

  • Children's Programs - Winter and Summer Reading Programs, Bubble Lady, Bunny Hop, Norio Haunted House Building, Touch a Truck
  • Teen Programs - Peeps Diorama Contest, Anime Club, High School and Middle School Book Clubs, Meet the Author programs
  • Adult Programs - Cooking Series, Antiques Appraisal, Musical Concerts (Malyuk Sisters), Speakers (Terry Pluto), Book Discussion Groups, Summer Reading Program Grand Prizes
  • Flagpole
  • Story Time Room Renovation
  • Complimentary Hot Beverage Station for Patrons
  • Library Building Replica at Safety Town (in conjunction with the Library Foundation)
  • Children's Room Grand Opening
  • Pop-Up Book Sales