Board Games Available for Checkout

Mt. Sterling Public Library has added popular board games to items you may now check out from the library! Choose from a wide variety such as Scrabble, Life, Big Boggle, Apples to Apples, Dominos, Uno, Backgammon, Scattergories, Connect 4, Chess/Checkers, and more! We will add more if this option becomes very popular for our patrons. […]

Borrow a Vintage American Girl Doll

Check out a vintage American Girl Doll just like you would a book, magazine, or similar items at the library. Find it in the library next to the board games at the circulation desk. The doll comes in a case complete with a wardrobe and more. This item was made possible through a donation by […]

Digital Scanner Available for Public Use

New at Mt. Sterling Public Library! Come in and check out our new Kodak digital scanner to use in the library!  This is an easy-to-use scanner than can handle both slides and developed film negatives, converting them to standard .jpg images. One simple USB and cord both powers the machine and then lets users send pictures […]

Aprender el idioma ingles

La Biblioteca Pública de Mt. Sterling ofrece kits para que los hispanohablantes aprendan inglés. Thanks to a grant through the Institute for Library and Museum Services, Mt. Sterling Public Library is able to offer kits for Spanish speakers to learn English. These kits are found in the beginning section of the Adult Non-Fiction on the […]

Vinyl Library Premiere Party Was a Hit

  The Friends of the Library hosted a Vinyl Library Premiere Party on Saturday, March 16 from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. leading up to the Timmons Brothers presentation. Attendees were invited to bring their own albums to show them off and borrow albums from the library’s new collection of vintage albums available for check […]

Victorian and Dolly Plus Me Tea was Huge Success

February 10, 2024 – a record number joined us as the Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library host their Annual Victorian Tea. The event ran from 2-4 p.m. and was held at the First United Methodist Church, located at 110 S. London St., Mt. Sterling, Ohio. NEW this year, the FOL added a Bring your […]

Book Club Christmas Party Was Merry & Bright

The Around Town Book Club met on Thursday, December 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Deercreek State Park Lodge, Mount Sterling, OH 43143. We had 11 members present for lots of great book discussion, laughter, and festive foods.  This book club is for men and women, both serious and casual readers.  Participants brought a gently read […]

Gingerbread House Workshop Created Sweet Memories

Our first ever Gingerbread House Workshop was lots of fun! We had 23 people in attendance, including 5 FOL members, 9 adults and 9 children. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for hosting this event on Sunday, December 10 from 2-4 p.m.!  Open to families and individuals, this was a workshop, not a contest. […]

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 […]

Barbie Party Ladies Night Out Was Lots of Fun

We booked this event to full capacity and then some. Thank you to everyone who attended! Monday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. we had a lot of great food for our potluck movie night for ladies only.  Limited seating is available every month. Doors do not open until 6:30 p.m., but in November we are […]

Wine Tasting & Author Showcase Event Success

25 guests attended the Mt. Sterling Friends wine tasting and local author showcase on Sunday, October 15 from 2-5:00 p.m. at 231 Yankeetown St., Mt. Sterling, OH. This event encompassed a flight of wine tasting, cider, and hors d’oeuvres while also enjoying readings from published works by the authors and other guest of note. The […]