Main Entrance Remains Closed For Now

Jay-Car Construction has replaced the sidewalk and ADA accessible ramp along Water Street. However, we are still waiting on the arrival and installation of our custom made hand rail so the main entrance must remain closed until then. If you are in need of stair-free and elevator access you will need to utilize our curbside […]

Employment Opportunity

The Mt. Sterling Public Library is seeking a new Library Director.  The library is located in Madison County and serves the Madison Plains School District with a population of 11,000 people.  This position is salaried and requires at least a bachelor’s degree (MLIS preferred).  Benefits include paid vacation time, personal leave, paid holidays, short term […]

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 […]

Zoom Version of ‘Around Town’ Book Club

The ‘Around Town’ Book Club Zoom version has been meeting every month on the Tuesday following the regular in-person meeting. Those attending have been enjoying a fun discussion about lots of interesting books of varied genres, with lots of laughs sprinkled throughout the conversations. Anyone new wishing to join in for the first time needs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Summer Reading Club Prizes

The 2020 Summer Reading Club “Imagine Your Story” has come to an end. We want to thank everyone that participated and made it an enjoyable event, despite the challenges and not being able to hold our regularly scheduled events. Some of the prizes included kid’s bicycles, a Kindle Fire for adults, blue tooth earbuds, and […]

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 […]