March Ladies Night Out Movie

Adult ladies may join in on this monthly event that is like a movie tavern right here in our village!  Bring any dish you wish to share for this potluck movie. Popcorn and drinks are provided. There is no charge and a door prize drawing is held each month. No pre-registration required. Limited seating to […]

Book Signing Event

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library bring you a book signing event with Author Susan Furniss. Meet and greet from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 on the library main level. Bring your books to be signed, or purchase one at the library during the book signing. A delicious spread of finger foods […]

Next Friends of the Library Meeting

The April Friends of the Library meeting will be held Tuesday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the library on the lower level. Anyone interested in joining may do so at any meeting or event. The group will be finalizing details of the Mother-Daughter Spring Sip & Paint event. There are no membership dues. The […]

Board of Directors Meeting

Mt. Sterling Public Library and Community Museum board meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month. Meetings kick off at 6:15 p.m. with the museum meeting held first. Meetings are always open to the public.

Wolves: Fact vs Myth

An educational and informative program on the family life, habitat, diet and basic myth and fact of the wolf.  Learn about their important role in the ecosystem. A wolf ambassador will be present for the presentation.

Scholarship Applications Available

The Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library have scholarship applications available at the library and in the Madison Plains high school library. The 2019 Marjorie Hanson Book Scholarship offers $1,500.00 awarded to one eligible student from the Madison Plains high school senior class, or a  home schooled student in the Madison Plains school district. The […]

We Joy Sing Has Slots Left For 3-5 Year Old’s

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 […]