April Library Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees of the Mt. Sterling Public Library will be conducting the April meeting starting at 6:15 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually using Freeconferencecall.com. To attend, you must request the access phone number and session pin from the director. You may contact Christopher Siscoe at 740-869-2430 or 740-335-8845 to request this […]

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 […]

Library CLOSED Until Further Notice

In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the library is closed. We will be checking our phone messages and emails daily, but otherwise not be occupying the library building. Please DO NOT return any more items in our drop box until it is determined it is safe once again for our […]

Applications for FOL $1,500 Scholarship Still Available

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library are once again offering the Marjorie Hanson Memorial Scholarship. Sponsored by the Hanson family, it is no longer a book scholarship. Applications have been available this year at the Madison Plains high school library and Mt. Sterling Public Library. If you had not already picked up a copy, you […]

Birds of Prey Cancelled for South Solon and Midway

The following program is cancelled until later notice: Ohio Nature Education and the Mt. Sterling Public Library will be presenting a free family-friendly program that teaches about Ohio hawks and owls. There will be live birds and study skins on site. The two programs will be held on April 8th. The first event will be […]

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 […]

Saturday Makerspace Cancelled for March

The library has cancelled all programs, meetings, and events in March, including the Makerspace Saturday on our schedule. When it returns, this fun event is led by our Assistant Librarian Angela, and is for kids of all ages. The program encourages the use of an individual’s imagination in creating and designing anything from buildings to […]

Get FREE Acorn TV Through Our Library

The Mt. Sterling Public Library now offers world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond for library patrons through a streaming video service to any web-connected device. Watch some of your favorite shows commonly found on BBC America and PBS by clicking on the Acorn TV link, registering with your library card, and start […]

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 […]

Free Job Training Lessons Through Lynda.com on Library Webpage

Take advantage of an Ohio statewide initiative to partner with libraries on workforce development, you can use your library card with your LinkedIn ID to access vocational education and computer assisted instruction on thousands of courses.  The link to Lynda.com is under Employment Resources and Adult Learning.  Lynda.com provides over 600 courses in software development, 700 courses each of […]

Become a Volunteer

Volunteer Opportunities –  Do you need volunteer service hours for graduation?  For those in need of volunteer or community service hours for work, school, a club, or just for something fulfilling and rewarding to do in your spare time, the library offers volunteer opportunities.  Adults and teens ages 15 and up may pick up a […]