Construction on Entrance Ongoing

Jay-Car Construction is replacing the sidewalk and ADA accessible ramp along Water Street.. The project should take 3-4 weeks, depending on the rain. The Columbus St. entrance will serve as the main access point for the library during this time. Parking will be available off the alley next to the library and in the empty […]

Summer Reading Club Prizes

The 2020 Summer Reading Club “Imagine Your Story” has come to an end. We are currently trying to reach everyone to hand out their prizes. Some of the grand prizes include kid’s bicycles, a Kindle Fire for adults, blue tooth earbuds, and gift sets of popular books. If your name is on our prize drawing […]

2020 Adult Summer Reading Grand Prize

This year the Friends of the Library amped the adult grand prize for our Summer Reading challenge. The Friends of the Library provided a Kindle Fire10 at a value of $160. Among all the special features this prize came with an upgraded fast charger and a nice blue cover. If you would like a chance […]

Ladies Night Out Information Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we feel it is in the best interest of our participants and staff to cancel the Ladies Night Out Movie of the Month for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year. We will revisit putting this popular and long standing program of 10 years back on our schedule again at […]

Governor’s Office Announces Help for Small Business

Lt. Governor Husted announced the creation of three programs to help small and medium-sized businesses in Ohio during the COVID-19 pandemic. The programs will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency. Programs include the Ohio PPE Retooling and Reshoring Grant Program, Ohio Minority Micro-Enterprise Grant Program, and the Appalachian Region Loan Program. Ohio small businesses […]

Facemask Sales

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library are selling handmade fabric facemasks as a service and a fundraiser. Sold at Two Hands Coffee & Creative Studio, facemasks are $4 for ties and $5 for elastic, or by donation. A variety of patterns and prints are available. It is recommended to wash by hand or machine washing in lengerie bag […]

Ancestry Library Edition Free at Home with Your Library Card

Ancestry is now available for free with your library card during the pandemic. Usually, this service is free only within the library. However, it can now be accessed along with HeritageQuest at home. Why not try it? Genealogy can become an obsessive hobby that will help pass the time. Fold3 and the Sanborn Fire Insurance […]

Free Books Mailed to Your Children from Birth to 5 Years Old

It sounds almost too simple to be true, but by reading regularly with your children during their preschool years, you are giving them the biggest boost toward a successful education they will ever get. To help achieve this goal, the Mt. Sterling Public Library, the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and the United […]