Register Now for Gingerbread House Workshop

Registration is open now through December 4 for our first ever Gingerbread House Workshop by calling the library at 740-868-2430.  Join us as the Friends of the Library host this event on Sunday, December 10 from 2-4 p.m.! Registration is required due to limited spots available. Cost is $3 per person. Open to families and […]

December Storytimes

Storytime – December Storytime dates are Mondays, December 11 and 18. Storytime will go on a hiatus until February at a date to be announced. Bring your littles to the Library Storytime on Mondays, at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 2-5 are invited to join us for stories, crafts, and other surprises. No registration is required. […]

Friends of the Library Meeting

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library will meet Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 p.m. for the regular monthly meeting. The group will be addressing donation letters and making arrangements for work sessions for the 2024 annual Victorian Tea, and more. New members are always needed and are welcome to join in at any meeting.

Early Closure

The library will be closing early at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 14. This is for the annual Christmas party held for the library board, staff, Friends of the Library and spouses. We apologize for any inconvenience.

NO Board Meeting in December

Mt. Sterling Public Library’s Board of Trustees will NOT meet in December due to the holiday party they hold for the library staff and Friends of the Library members and family. The board will hold their next regular monthly meeting on Thursday, January 11. The meeting begins immediately following the Mt. Sterling Community Museum board […]

Book Club Christmas Party

The Around Town Book Club will meet on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Deercreek State Park Lodge, Mount Sterling, OH 43143. Come early at 6:30 for some extra mingling time prior to the start of the meeting. This book club is for men and women, both serious and casual readers.  PLEASE BRING A […]

A Special Holiday Program for All Ages

All ages are invited to join us on Tuesday, December 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s community room. Enjoy a reading by assistant librarian Mindi Kell of the classic story A Polar Express, written by Chris VanAllsburg, and other lovely holiday storybooks. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served following the presentation.

Ladies Night Out

There will not be a Ladies Night Out movie event in December. Ladies only are invited to join us via RSVP only us for a potluck movie again on the last Monday of the month in January. The movie feature will be announced. Due to limited seating, an RSVP is required by texting or calling […]

CLOSED on Christmas

Mt. Sterling Public Library will be CLOSED on December25, on Christmas Day, and Monday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. Checked out items will not be counted late, nor witll they accrue late fees.

Annual Victorian Sweetheart Tea

Save the date for Saturday, February 10 to join us as the Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library host their Annual Victorian Sweetheart Tea. This event will run from 2-4 p.m. and is held at the First United Methodist Church, located at 110 S. London St., Mt. Sterling, Ohio. NEW this year: Bring your own […]

Christmas Crafting Was a Fun Afternoon

The public was invited to join the Friends of the Library for a creative afternoon of crafting Christmas gifts and decorations. Cost was $3 per person to help cover the cost of any new materials. This is a popular event every year with many different craft stations and was great fun for all ages!

Veterans Memorial & Museum Program Proved Educational

Just ahead of Veterans Day, we welcomed the National Veterans Memorial and Museum for a presentation on Thursday, November 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s community room on level B2. This program for all ages proved very interesting and educational. Special thanks to Museum Educator Taylor Shaw for his discussion and activity on “How […]