Summer Reading Tails & Tales Program Kicks Off June 14

Mt. Sterling Public Library’s Summer Reading 2021 program theme is Tails & Tales. Open to children and adults of all ages, you can pick up reading logs any time at the library and begin turning them in beginning June 14. The Summer Reading program will go through July 24. Several events are scheduled throughout Summer […]

Monday & Thursday Pre-School Storytime Available

Due to the overwhelming response we have added a Thursday Storytime hour to alleviate any overcrowding. Preregistration is no longer required. Children ages 3-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join us or a fun story and craft each Monday OR Thursday at 10:30 a.m. on the library’s lower level. As of June 2 […]

June ‘Around Town’ Book Club Meeting

The Mt. Sterling ‘Around Town’ Book Club will meet Thursday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Deer Creek Lodge main entrance. From there the group will set up at a nearby outside location. Bring your lawn chair in case it is needed. In case of rain or extreme heat, the group will […]

New Activities Daily for Young Children Just a Click Away

We recommend you take advantage of this free resource by visiting their website at DayByDayOH for the fun activities they offer your children and families. Visit their family literacy calendar at http://www.daybydayoh.org/ every day of the month for something new and fun to see or do such as songs, videos, activities and daily book suggestions. […]

Museum Open M-W-F

Mt. Sterling Community Museum is open for the remainder of the calendar year. The Museum closes every year after Christmas until March 1. It was NOT closed due to Covid-19. The museum observes all holidays that the library observes for closures, including but not limited to inclement weather and federal holidays. Regular hours of operation […]

We’ve Upgraded from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries

Mt. Sterling Public library has upgraded our Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries What does this mean for you? Instead of the 7,000 courses with Lynda.com, you’ll have access to over 12,000 courses in 7 different languages LinkedIn Learning for Library includes courses in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese An updated, easier-to-use […]

The Great Courses Now Available Through Hoopla

All Posts Stream audio versions of the Great Courses for free with Hoopla Have you heard of The Great Courses? They’re a collection of phenomenal lectures series created by esteemed college professors for the general public on fascinating topics like Decisive Battles in World History, Writing Great Fiction, and Physics & our Universe. They’re engaging, enlightening, and understandable. […]

Get FREE Acorn TV Now on Hoopla

Mt. Sterling Public Library is once again able to offer you Acorn TV! Your favorite shows from across the pond are now available at the touch of a button – thanks to Acorn TV on Hoopla Digital! Wait…What is Acorn TV? Acorn TV is a streaming service for popular television shows from Britain and beyond – think […]

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 […]

Help Prepare Your Preschooler With Our Super Reader Club

Helpful Activity During Pandemic Times Now more than ever our young children need our help and encouragement to give them every resource possible to instill and nurture the love of reading. Many children are falling behind between quarantines and home schooling. Help your preschoolers ready with our 100 books to read before starting school. Give […]