Library Line - week of Jan. 10

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Unless otherwise noted, all library programs are free, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.

Important Update on Library Service

The Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library is offering Drive-Up Window and Curbside Pickup Service only. The library building is closed to the public, but he outdoor book drop remains open.

Drive-Up Window and Curbside Hours Mon. and Wed.: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Tues. and Thurs.: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri. and Sat.: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Sun: Closed

Telephone support is available during open hours. For the latest information, visit

Book Chats

Have you missed talking about books as much as we have? Then join our librarians for bimonthly themed Book Chats to discuss recent releases, hot bestsellers, favorite classics, and much more. Beginning in January, we will meet virtually using a Zoom chat room on the first Tuesday evening of the month at 6:30 p.m. and the last Wednesday afternoon of the month at 2 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit and navigate to Jan. 5 and 27 for upcoming chats. For technical assistance or any other questions, call 330-688-3295 ext. 4.

“Perfect Match” Book Selection Service

The library has a new service that helps patrons find their literary match. It’s a matchmaking service where librarians hand select books and other library materials that are perfect for patrons and their family members. Complete the Perfect Match form at and within 24 hours, librarians will provide patrons with items based on your specifications and suggestions. Patrons will be notified when materials are ready.

Carry-Out Crafts for Kids

Stop by and pick up a craft to take home. These craft kits can be picked up at the Drive-Up Window or curbside while supplies last. Crafts are intended for ages 2-8. Additional household supplies, such as glue and markers, will be required to complete the crafts.

Park and Connect – Free Wi-Fi Service

Looking for free internet service? Connect instantly to our high speed Wi-Fi in the library parking lot. Community members do not need a library card to access the internet but may need one to use digital content and resources. This service is available 24/7 and passwords are not required.

Kindergarten Readiness: Home Activity Series 

You can prepare your 4- or 5-year-old child for kindergarten success by practicing the necessary skills at home, and Spike’s Place is here to help! Every month, we'll post stories, songs, and tips on our website. Activity kits will be available to pick up while supplies last. These activities will help your child practice skills recommended by the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District. Visit for more information.

Miss A Program?

Did you miss one of our programs? Just visit our Virtual Program Archive at Videos will be posted for select programs after they air on Facebook. The majority of our programs are generously funded by the Friends of the Library.

Acme Community Cash Back

Save your Acme receipts during Acme’s Community Cash Back program. Receipts must be received by Jan. 30, 2021. Receipts can be put in the book drop.

Story Time at Home

Do you miss Story Time? You can still enjoy stories and songs from home every Tuesday at 10 a.m. by visiting To access our full collection, go to, click the Children’s tab and then “Story Time at Home.” 

Using Your Library from Home

Health and safety are our number one priority, but sometimes there’s no place like home. We are working hard to make as many online library services and programs available to you as possible. If you choose to stay at home, know that you have a wealth of resources that are available to you. If you are new to the online experience and need some guidance, we are just a phone call or email away. Call 330-688-3295 ext. 4 or email a librarian at Stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. For the latest in library services, visit

Submitted by the staff of Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library.