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									   FEBRUARY 2011

                                       by Amy Garrett,
                                       Head of Reference Services

                                         at your library

                                                ebruary is a month as-
                                                sociated with love and
                                                romance and as such, I’d
                                      like to recommend some books
                                      and movies to help get you in the
                                                                           We also have lots of romances
                                                                           available on Book on CD or Play-
                                                                           away! Have you heard Late for
                                                                           the Wedding by Amanda Quick
                                                                           or Irish Duke by Virginia Henley?
                                                                           What about Me Myself and
                                                                           Why? by MaryJanice Davidson
                                                                           or Delicious by Sherry Thomas?
                                                                                                               suit your taste!
                                                                                                                                       by Amy Garrett, Head of Adult Services

                                                                                                               es and How Do I Love Thee?
                                                                                                               Stop by the Information Desk and
                                                                                                               we’ll help you find something to

                                                                                                               Looking for a good DVD? Check
                                                                                                               out these movies and others
                                                                                                                                             by Amy Garrett, Head of Adult Services

                                                                                                               available in the “Romance” sec-
                                      mood …                               Looking for a little more adven-    tion of our DVDs! We have Alex

                                                                           ture? How about some Romantic       & Emma, Always, Break-Up
                                      Looking for a good romance?          Suspense? Check out Fire and Ice    Artist, Casanova, Feast of Love,
                                      We have lots of books to choose      by Julie Garwood or Knock-Out       Holiday, Fool’s Gold, It’s Com-
                                      from! Check out Cold Hands,          by Catherine Coulter. For more      plicated, No Reservations, One
                                      Warm Hearts by Jenny Jacobs,         titles, look for our Audiobooks     Fine Day, Valentine’s Day and
                                      Call Me Irresistible by Susan        section in our audiovisual area!    You’ve Got Mail!
                                      Elizabeth Phillips, How to Wed
                                      a Baron by Kasey Michaels, High-     Not interested in fictional         Music soothes the savage beast,
                                      land Protector by Hannah How-        romances? Check out some of         and it can also help put a little
                                      ell, Restless Heart by Wynona        these nonfiction titles … Love      romance into a special evening.
                                      Judd, Love Letters by Katie          Stories of World War II, Chicken    Check out Romance by Frank
                                      Fforde, Tall Dark & Hungry and       Soup for the Chocolate Lover’s      Sinatra, Bolton Swings Sinatra,
                                      Bitten by Cupid by Lynsay Sands,     Soul (and other Chicken Soup        Unforgettable, Love Songs by
                                      Long Time Coming by Rochelle         books), Love is a Verb, Love        Miles Davis, Valentine by Jim
                                      Alers, Heated Rivalry by Patricia    Matters, Mars and Venus in          Brickman, Valentine Musical
                                      Sargeant, Shut Up and Kiss Me        Love, Love Songs and Sonnets,       Selections, Love Songs by Elton
                                      by Christie Craig and more! Check    Love Poems from Around the          John, Love Songs by Andre
                                      out our paperback collection for     World, The Five Love Languag-       Rieu, Love Songs by Trisha
                                      other romances.                                                          Yearwood and many more! •
                                 1 Romance at Your Library

                                   3 Questions & Answers

                                  4 Employee of the Month

                                          4 Writers’ Group

                                       5 Needlework Show

                                   5 Secret Family Recipes

                                             6 New Movies

                                 7 Winter Reading Program

                                     7 Jazz Band Donation

           your librar y!
Romance at
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                                Questions                                               by Barbara Nelson
                                                                   Assistant Head of Reference Services

                                                         Does the library

       When did the                                      offer any incentives                                                           Ever wonder what

       Federal Income Tax                                to encourage                                   What was Clark
       become the law of                         children to read during the                            Gable’s connection
                                                                                                                                        kinds of questions pa-
the land?                                        school year?                                           to Ohio?
                                                                                                                                        trons ask our Reference

Co n g r e s s p a s s e d t h e S i x -         T h e C h i l d r e n’s S e r v i c e s     Wi l l i a m C l a r k G a b l e w a s     Staff at the Informa-
teenth Amendment to the                          Department conducts the                     b o r n o n Fe b r u a r y 1 ,
Co n s t i t u t i o n , w h i c h a l l o w s   R e a d i n g Pa t c h C l u b fo r         1 9 0 1 i n C a d i z , O h i o. H e       tion Desk? Here’s a
fo r t h e i m p l e m e n t a t i o n           c h i l d r e n i n g r a d e s K- 5 . To   s p e n t h i s e a r l y ye a r s i n
of personal income tax,                          e a r n a c o l o r f u l e m b ro i -      H o p e we l l, O h i o a n d h i s
o n Fe b r u a r y 3 , 1 9 1 3 , a n d           dered patch, readers can                    t e e n a g e ye a r s o n a f a r m       sampling provided by
c h o s e M a r c h 1 o f t h e fo l -           read ten books in each of                   i n R a ve n n a , O h i o. At 1 6 h e
lowing year as the filing                        the ten categories in the                   wo r k e d fo r Fi re s t o n e R u b -    Barbara Nelson,
d e a d l i n e. T h e d e a d l i n e w a s     c l u b - e i t h e r c h o s e n f ro m    b e r Co m p a ny i n A k ro n . H i s
changed to March 15 in                           our Reading Club lists or                   i n t e re s t i n a c t i n g b e g a n
1918, and then to April 15                                                                   when he saw his first stage
                                                                                                                                        Assistant Head of Ref-
                                                 on their own. A book bag
in 1955. This gave the IRS                       is awarded to each child                    p l a y a t t h e A k ro n M u s i c
m o re t i m e t o h a n d l e t h e             who earns all ten patches                   H a l l o n E a s t E xc h a n g e S t ,   erence Services.
i n c re a s i n g w o r k l o a d .             i n a s i n g l e s c h o o l ye a r.       w h e re t h e B e a c o n J o u r n a l
                                                                                             B u i l d i n g i s t o d a y. •

                                                                                              Drive-Up Window
                                                                                              Don’t forget about the Drive-Up Window
                                                                                              service during inclement weather! The window
                                                                                              is open during regular library hours and closes
                                                                                              15 minutes before library closing time.

                                                                                              Emergency Closings
                                                                                              Please don’t worry...In the event we are closed
                                                                                              for a snow emergency, you will not be fined for
                                                                                              your late materials. •

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         PRINT FEBRUARY 2011
                                                                                                 Fine PRINT
                                         EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

                                                                Beth Daugherty
                                                                How long have you been working at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public
                                                                Ten years.
                                                                What is your current job?
                                                                Local History Librarian. I also do computer training and reference.
                                                                What other jobs have you had while employed at the library?
                                                                How would you describe the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library?
                                                                A friendly place to find the materials you need for research and
                                                                What book would you recommend?
                                                                “Images of America—Stow and Munroe Falls”. This book tells the
                                                                story of our community through vintage photographs. Images
                                                                were selected from the collections of the Stow-Munroe Falls
                                                                Public Library, and the Stow Historical and Munroe Falls Historical
                                                                What is your favorite vacation spot?
                                                                Most recently—China. Other favorite spots are Ireland and
                                                                What are your hobbies?
                                                                Reading, gardening, traveling.
                                                                What would people be surprised to know about you?
                                                                I grew up in Ashtabula, the snow belt of Northeast Ohio.
                                                                Do you have any pets?
                                                                Yes, a yellow lab named Ricky.
                                                                If you had one SMFPL service to recommend to a patron, what
                                                                would it be?
                                                                Downloadable audio books through the Ohio E-Book project.

Writers’ Group
      1st Thursday of the Month:
      7 – 8 PM

W      hether you write fiction, nonfiction, essays, poems, blogs or haven’t found your medium yet, come join our small,
       friendly critique group. Dianah McDonald will lead this writers’ group. Meetings will be held in the Stow Room—with
the exception of April through July when meetings will be in the Conference Room. Register at the Information Desk or call

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                                                          Family Recipes
                                                          featuring Lydia Gamble’s

                                                          Cheese Cake
                                                          ¾ cup graham cracker crumbs
                                                          1 TBSP. sugar
Friends of the Library 37th Annual                        1 TBSP. melted butter

Needlework                                                Filling:
                                                          3 pkgs. (8 oz.) cream cheese at room temperature

                                                          4 eggs
                                                          1 TSP. vanilla extract
                                                          1 cup sugar

                                                          2 cups sour cream
Registration of Entries                                   1 TBSP. sugar
Sat., March 19, 2011; 10 AM - 4 PM                        1 TSP. vanilla extract
Sun., March 20, 1:30 - 4 PM
No entries will be accepted after these times.            Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
                                                          Make crust: In medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar,
Entry Pickup                                              and butter—mixing well. Spread evenly over bottom
Mon., March 28, Noon - 8 PM                               of 9” spring form pan, pressing lightly with fingertips.
                                                          Refrigerate while filling is being prepared.
Tues., March 29, 6 - 8 PM
                                                          Make filling: Add the cream cheese to the large bowl of

Needlework Show Hours
                                                          an electric mixer and beat at medium speed until light.
                                                          Add eggs, vanilla, and sugar and continue beating until
                                                          creamy and light. Take crust out of the refrigerator
Wed., March 23, 10 AM - 8 PM                              and pour batter into pan. Bake for 35 minutes.
Thurs., March 24, 10 AM - 8 PM                            Make topping: Put sour cream, vanilla and sugar
Fri., March 25, 10 AM - 5 PM                              into a medium bowl and mix together with a wooden
Sat., March 26, 10 AM - 5 PM                              Remove cheesecake from oven. Spread topping evenly
Sun., March 27, 1 - 4 PM                                  over the surface of the cake. Return to the oven and
                                                          bake for 5 minutes.
Free admission. All ages may enter. Photos permitted.     Remove from oven and cool in pan on a wire rack.
Entry fees: $5/item (no fees for juvenile entries). For   Then refrigerate for 5 hours or overnight.
information, call (330) 688-3295.
Directions to the library are available on our website.   Looking for more cakes to bake? Try United
Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library and Stow-      Cakes of America by Warren Brown or other
Munroe Falls Public Library •                             new dessert cookbooks in our collection. •

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                           NEW MOVIES
                                Look for these on our shelves. Holds can now be placed on these items.


                                              For Colored Girls

                                                      Get Low

                                     It’s Kind of a Funny Story

                                                  Kites (Hindi)

                                                     Let Me In

                                            Life as We Know It

                                              My Soul To Take

                                              Never let Me Go

                                          Paranormal Activity

                                       Waiting for “Superman”

                                                    You Again

                             You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

newbery &
PRINTZ winners
The 2011 award winners were announced recently by ALA,
the American Library Association, at its midwinter confer-
ence. This year, the Caldecott Medal was awarded to Erin
Stead for her illustrations in A Sick Day for Amos McGee
and the Newbery Medal was given to Clare Vanderpool,
author of Moon Over Manifest. The Printz Award was
presented to Paolo Bacigalupi, author of Ship Breaker. A
complete listing of both the Caldecott Winners and the
Newbery Winners is available in the Children’s Department.
For more information on the Printz winners, see the Teen

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                         This winter is a               Community Jazz Band
                         purrfect time to
                                                        Donates $500
                         warm up with a good

                         book! Simply fill out a form           he Community Jazz Band recently presented

                         for every book you listen to           Doug Dotterer, Library Director, with a $500

                         or read and put the forms      donation for the library. In addition to raising funds

                         in the box at the front        for the library, the jazz band provides free monthly

                         desk. You will be eligible     concerts on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 PM

                         for a gift card each week if   (June & July exclud-

                         your entry is drawn com-       ed). Registration is

                         pliments of the Friends of     not necessary, but

                         the Library. All entries are   seating is limited.

                         eligible for the grand prize   Be sure to thank

                         gift card drawing on Febru-    them for their

                         ary 28. Participate in “This   donation when

                         City Reads” during library     you attend! •

                         hours on February 9 and be

                         eligible for another prize.

                         Program is for grades 7

                         through adult. l

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                                                 Douglas H. Dotterer

PROGRAMS                                         FRIENDS OF
                                                 THE LIBRARY
                                                 The Friends of the
             Coffee with the Editor              Library is a citizen
                      Feb. 2 at 9:15 AM          support group for
                                                 Library services
                                                 and activities. They
        Community Jazz Concert                   sponsor book sales
                              Feb. 2 at 7 PM     as well as the annual
                                                 Needlework Show and
                       Writers’ Group        •   other programming.
                                                 Friends meet the third
                              Feb. 3 at 7 PM     Tuesday of every
                                                 month (except July and
                             Tax Program     •   December) at 2:00 PM
                                                 in the Stow Room.
 Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 12 - 4 PM
                     Family Folklore         •   FOUNDATION
                                                 The Stow-Munroe
 Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30 AM                 Falls Public Library
                                                 Foundation was
                             Learn to Knit   •   incorporated in
                                                 1994 as a non-profit,
            Feb. 7, 14 & 21 at 7 PM              tax-exempt 501(c)
                                                 (3) organization.
          Underground Railroad               •   The Foundation is
                                                 dedicated to ensuring
                              Feb. 8 at 7 PM     a great library system
                                                 by raising, managing
                 “This City Reads”           •   and allocating funds
                                                 to expand and
                              Feb. 9—all day     improve the library.
                                                 Why a Foundation?
                              Bridge Club    •   Maintaining Stow
                 Feb. 14 at 12:45 PM             and Munroe Falls’
                                                 top-notch library isn’t
                                                 possible with public
Terry Pluto: Things I’ve Learned                 funding alone. The
   From Watching the Browns •                    Foundation’s mission is
                                                 to stabilize the library
                             Feb. 22 at 7 PM     in times of reduced
                                                 public funding and
                         Call 330-688-3295       secure the ongoing
or stop by the Information Desk to register.     excellence of the

                                                 For more information on
                                                 the Fine Print Newsletter,
                                                 email Ann Malthaner at:
   3512 Darrow Rd. • Stow, OH 44224
    (330) 688-3295 •

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