Last Winter Storytime Dec. 17- Next One Not Until End of January

The library’s Storytime is scheduled for the first 3 weeks of December, going on hiatus afterwards through the holidays and until the last Monday in January. Our Storytime is a themed craft and story hour for children ages 2-5 years old. Held on Mondays at 10:30 a.m., the annual Christmas party will be Monday, December […]

Christmas Ornament Sale Fundraiser Extended

Order your ornaments now to get in time for Christmas. The ornament sale will now be available year round. Current orders are in and at the library for pick up. Any new orders will take one or two weeks for turnaround time. These make great gifts for commemorative ornaments for your alma matter, your child’s […]

Public Notice for Open Bids

Advertisement for Bids The Board of Trustees of the Mt. Sterling Public Library is currently seeking bids for architectural services in 2019. The library will be seeking to replace the Water Street sidewalk and ADA accessible ramp in front the library’s main entrance. Architects interested in being considered should reply with a statement of qualifications […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]