Winter Storytime Returns

After a brief hiatus through the holidays, the library Storytime resumes on Monday, January 28. Held every week at 10:30 a.m. in the library’s lower level, this event is for children ages 2-5 years old and includes a different theme every week with a story and craft. This event is FREE. An adult must accompany […]

January Ladies Night Out Movie

Adult ladies are welcome to join us for this fun, monthly potluck event on the last Monday of the month. Held at 6:30 p.m. in the library community room, we will be showing the new movie “First Man”, rated PG-13 and starring Ryan Gosling. Bring any dish you wish to share. A door prize is […]

January ‘Around Town’ Book Club Meeting

Join this dynamic and fun co-ed group of readers as they read and review a variety of genre’s, discuss, and have a great time.  Co-ed, this group welcomes older teens through all ages above. There are never any membership dues and you will enjoy a plethora of refreshments over fun discussions with laughter.

Tickets for Victorian Tea Available Now

Save the Date for upcoming Annual Victorian Sweetheart Tea! Optional to dress in Victorian era hats and/or attire and join a crowd to have a lot of fun with your sweetheart, friends, family, or neighbors!  Always popular, this event is a highlight of the community.  All proceeds benefit programs and materials at the Mt. Sterling […]

February Friends of the Library Meeting

The next Friends of the Library Meeting is Tuesday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Open to anyone interested in supporting the library through maintaining the history and providing for the future is welcome and encouraged to attend. There are no membership dues. We will be wrapping up the final details of the annual Victorian […]

We Joy Sing Sign Ups Available Now

We Joy Sing Heart Strings is a movement based learning program offered for FREE by the library. Classes at the library begin Wednesday, March 6, and will run 9 weeks. We Joy Sing offers a research based, developmentally appropriate, play-filled early childhood music and movement class. It is based on the musical, emotional, social, physical, […]

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 […]

Volunteer Opportunities at the Library

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 […]

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 […]