Board Member Applications Being Accepted

Mt. Sterling Public Library is accepting applications for an upcoming board vacancy. Applications are available at the front desk with a return deadline of December 1st. Applicants must reside in the Madison Plains school district. Interviews will be announced at a later date.   For more details, contact director Chris Siscoe at 740-869-2430                 

Kids Cooking Club Class is Full!

Kids love to cook so we want to give them the opportunity to have fun doing it!  Kids ages 6 to 12 years of age will gather on our library level B2 in our community room on the 3rd Monday of the month from 6 to 7 p.m. This program is free, but registration is […]

Bring A Friend, Make A Friend Event

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library invite you to join us at Two Hands Coffee on Tuesday, October 22 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. We ask you to bring a friend and we will introduce you to the group and tell you all about our ventures and mission. You will be treated to a free […]

All New Teen Book Club!

The first meeting of the Mt. Sterling Public Library Teen Book Club will be held on October 29th at 5:30 p.m. This is a great chance for teens to expand their reading tastes and discuss books with their peers. The discussion will be led by former Language Arts Teacher Beverly Kerns. The first book entitled […]

Acorn TV

The Mt. Sterling Public Library now offers world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond for library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Watch some of your favorite shows commonly found on BBC America and PBS by clicking on the Acorn TV link, registering with your library card, and start […]

Become a Volunteer!

Volunteer Opportunities –  Do you need volunteer service hours for graduation?  For those in need of volunteer or community service hours for work, school, a club, or just for something fulfilling and rewarding to do in your spare time, the library offers volunteer opportunities.  Adults and teens ages 15 and up may pick up a […]

Free Job Training Lessons through on Library Webpage

Take advantage of an Ohio statewide initiative to partner with libraries on workforce development, you can use your library card with your LinkedIn ID to access vocational education and computer assisted instruction on thousands of courses.  The link to is under Employment Resources and Adult Learning. provides over 600 courses in software development, 700 courses each of […]

Hoopla Gives Patrons Free Movies, etc.

Mt. Sterling Public Library is excited to introduce hoopla, a brand new, revolutionary, library-lending service! Patrons can now borrow thousands of videos, music albums, books, audio books, and comics right from a smartphone, tablet, or web browser. This easy-to-use digital lending platform is available to all Mt. Sterling Public Library patrons using web browsers or Apple […]

Support your Library through our Friends of the Library Sales

Our sales display case for the “FOL Store” has been MOVED to the center of the library!  It is now easier to access and can be found  between adult books on cd, and the adult non-fiction section near the table. All items are new. All sales are generated by the Friends of the Library, and go towards programming […]

Preschooler Super Reader Club Gives Children a Huge Advantage

Give your child the added benefit of Mt. Sterling Public Library’s initiative to promote early literacy. It is AVAILABLE ALL YEAR, due to its popularity.  The “Super Reader Club” is for those interested in participating with their child to complete a list of 100 picture books that are recommended for children to read or have read to them before starting kindergarten. Participants may pick up the […]