No Friends of the Library Meeting in November

The Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library will NOT be meeting in the months of November or December. Join us again for the new year of planning at the January 8th regular meeting. We will be finalizing plans for the Annual Victorian Sweetheart Tea. New members are needed.

Christmas Ornament Sale Fundraiser Underway

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library are selling Team Christmas ornaments. Ornaments are $10 each and come in the OSU, Madison Plains, Miami Trace, Westfall, and Washington Blue Lions designs. You may also choose the color of the ornament. Deadline is November 19. Ornaments will be available for pick up at the library on December 2. […]

Fall Storytime

Fall Storytime has returned Mondays at 10:30 a.m. in the library’s community room. Open to children ages 2-5 with a craft and story time every week.

Winter Sip & Paint Party Reservations Still Available

Book your spots now for the Winter Sip & Paint Party!  We will be painting this lovely winter themed canvas. All proceeds benefit the library programs and materials. Snacks and drinks are available for a donation. Make checks payable to the Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library. Cost is $30 per person. Mary Davis will […]

Free Job Training Lessons through on Library Webpage

Through 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 design, web […]

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 […]

Preschooler Super Reader Club Gives Children a Huge Advantage

Take advantage 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 list at the […]

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” is in the library’s community corner. All items are new.  All sales are generated by the Friends of the Library, and go towards programming and materials for the library.  We have beautiful new book bags, bookmarks, coffee mugs, and t-shirts with the library name imprinted, and notecards with the library’s picture to show your […]

Library Brings Mr. Scrooge Program to Community Center

Looking for something for the kids to do on their first day of Christmas break? Bring them to the Mt. Sterling Community Center to see the Columbus Children’s Theater production of Mr. Scrooge! A great time is sure to be had by all in attendance.  This is also good for families to enjoy together. Mr. […]