Library Moves to Curbside Only Beginning November 30th Until Further Notice

The library building will be CLOSED to the public beginning Monday, November 30. All items (including DVD’s) may be returned in the drop box at the main entrance. Patrons may continue to request books, magazines, movies, etc., through their account, accessed through our website at or by calling the library at 740-869-2430 during regular […]

Library Thanksgiving Closure Announcement

The library will be closed from Thanksgiving Day until Monday, November 30, when we will only have curbside service until further notice. The last day the library building will be open to the public is Wednesday, November 25 for our regular hours. We will still remain available by phone at 740-869-2430 beginning Monday, November 30. […]

Zoom ‘Around Town’ Book Club Will Be Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

Four fun facts of this year’s December Book Club Meeting: Our December ‘Around Town’ Book Club will ONLY be held via Zoom this year. Due to the pandemic (not fun), we will not meet in person. We will be discussing the book An Amish Christmas, by Cynthia Keller, a contemporary work of fiction with a […]

Library WiFi Upgraded, Log-In Changed

We have upgraded our WiFi to better serve our patrons. Be sure to update your connection to our hotspot. The new name can be found listed as MSPL_Guest. The new password is now beourguest. We welcome anyone to access our free WiFi in the comfort of your own car from our parking lot, or on […]

Mini Pumpkin Paint Contest Winners Announced!

To celebrate National Friends of the Library week from October 18-24, Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library provided Fall Grab-N-Go bags for adults and children with a miniature pumpkin, paint set, and a pumpkin shaped sugar cookie while supplies lasted. All Grab-N-Go bags that were picked up and these are our winners from the mini-pumpkin […]

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 […]

Doors Remain Open With Safety Protocols, Facemasks State Mandated

The library has re-opened our doors to the public as of Monday, June 1st. There are new rules in place to follow in order to use the library. 1. No matter how much you missed your librarian, do not hug your librarian. 2. The hours from 10-11 a.m. are set aside for senior citizens and […]

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 […]

Unlimited Streaming With Additional Channels For Our Cardholders

Our library cardholders are now able to use unlimited streaming on additional channels through RBDigital services on our website. Download the app or use your browser on a PC. You will have access to concerts and music documentaries with STINGRAY Quello, IndieFlix independent films, British TV and films, online ACT and SAT prep program Method […]

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 […]

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 […]