Winter Storytime Sessions

Winter Storytime is back in session! 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 the children.

February ‘Around Town’ Book Club Meeting

February brings us the fun “blind date with a book” theme!  Done in 2017, we are having special meeting with a slideshow presentation of all the locations from the books that are being read by our book clubbers!  Meet at 231 Yankeetown Rd. in Mt. Sterling for fun, food, a slideshow presentation by group travel organizer […]

We Joy Sing Sign Ups Filling Up Fast!

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, […]

Weather Closure Policy

Update to Mt. Sterling Public Library’s winter weather closure policy can be read on the “about” page in the header of the library web page. Basic information is as follows:

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 […]