No Bookmobile Service February 25th

Due to the extreme cold, there will be no bookmobile service on February 25th.  Weather permitting, service will resume on March 11th, 2015.  Fines for bookmobile patrons will be forgiven to cover the missed 2 weeks, or you may call the library to renew materials at 740-869-2430.


February’s Book Club meeting…

The “Around Town” Book Club will meet at the Pleasant Township Hall, located at 84 N. London St. in Mt. Sterling Thursday, February 26th, at 7:00 PM.  Books are available at the library, or bring your own if you have it already.  Open to all adult men and women, enjoy an interactive book review and a […]

Friends of the Library’s Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Please join us on Friday, March 6 from 4-7 PM at the United Church.  Menu includes spaghetti entrée, salad, bread, dessert, and drink, with all the “fixin’s”.  Tickets are on sale at the library or at the event.  Adults-$7.50, Seniors $5, Children 5 and under are FREE.  Dine in, carryout, or delivery is available.  To […]

Museum opens for spring hours

The Museum will re-open March 2. Hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Come in and check out the newest in our collections.  Thank you for your continued patronage and support.

Open to pre-school ages 3-5 years

Storytime Sessions

Join our storytime coordinator Jill , and have a great time with your 3-5 year old preschoolers.  This program offers age appropriate stories and crafts every week. Miss Jill is an educator, and the focus of storytime is a fun learning environment that is age appropriate.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Day care providers always welcome.  […]

March’s Ladies Night Out

Join us for a night out of fun, food, and a film on Monday, March 30 at 6:30 PM!   Watch the movie on our big screen in comfortable seating.  A monthly event, this night is exclusively for adult women and is a potluck.  Popcorn and a variety of beverages are provided by the library.  Bring any […]

Mobile Tech Lab returns with workshops

The State Library of Ohio will bring it’s Mobile Technology Training Center back to the Mt. Sterling Public Library for another set of interesting and informative technology based workshops.  Patrons who sign up are encouraged to use their own devices as long as operating systems and applications are up-to-date.  Otherwise, devices will be available onsite. REGISTRATION […]

Tax Forms

Tax Forms at the library – Due to cutbacks at both state and federal levels, this year public library’s are limited to a few basic forms readily available for the public to pick up.  Copies of federal forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ are available to the public while in supply.  However, there are no instruction booklets from the IRS readily available for public distribution.  Patrons will be permitted to print […]

Scholarships available

The Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library are once again offering the Marjorie Hanson memorial book scholarship to qualified applicants. There will be two $500 scholarships awarded.  Applicants may pick a copy of the scholarship up at the Mt. Sterling Public Library or the Madison Plains High School library. The deadline for all applications to be received at […]


Mt. Sterling Public Library Receives $50,000 Donation

Seen here is Library Director Chris Siscoe, Friends of the Library President Linda Clemans, and Board of Directors President Pat Baynes (Photo credit Dean Shipley of the Madison Press) After the failure of the levy by 43 votes in November 2014, Mr. Stan “David” Hanson wanted to help the library of his home-town.  To assist with the library’s […]

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Annual Financial Statement

The 2014 Annual Financial Statement for the Mt. Sterling Public Library is complete and available for review as of January 24, 2015.  This report may be reviewed at the library during regular business hours, located at 60 W. Columbus St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43143. ~Vickie Sheets, Fiscal Officer