Celebrate Smokey Bear’s 80th Birthday

Smokey the Bear is turning 80 years old! Join us to celebrate on Tuesday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m. here at the library. Park Rangers from Deer Creek State Park will be here and tell us all about the history of this American icon. Refreshments will be served. Open to all ages.

Adventures with a Petting Zoo

Stop by the library lawn on Columbus and Water Streets to interact with the large variety of animals. Some you may pet, and some smaller animals you may have the opportunity to even hold. Get up close and personal and learn some interesting facts about animals. For all ages.

The Wes Holly Show

Mt. Sterling Public Library brings you Adventures of Summer! Featuring the Wes Holly Show, the library is holding this event at the MSCC (Mt. Sterling Community Center), located at 164 E. Main St. at the edge of Mt. Sterling, Ohio. For over 20 years, families from around the world have enjoyed Wes’ unique & energetic […]

Large Radio Control Airplanes on Library Lawn

Coming to the library lawn on Saturday, August 3 – The Ohio Radio “Kontrol” Society will bring their display of large-scale radio-controlled aircraft to the village right here on our lawn. This display may also display any of the seaplanes and scale warbirds that operate on electric, nitro, or gas. Visit these up close and […]

New Library Lockers in Midway

New! Mt. Sterling Public Library is proud to announce the addition of Library Lockers to the village of Midway. These lockers are available to any resident in the Midway and South Solon vicinity who has a Mt. Sterling Public Library card. Please defer to the poster below for all the details. For additional assistance please […]

Kentucky Derby Family Party

Thank you to those who joined us for the fun-filled afternoon celebrating the annual Kentucky Derby with a party This event was put on by the Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library on Saturday, May 4. Derby hats were optional. Derby hats and racehorses were made and lots of other Derby themed fun. All materials […]

Books, Blossoms, & Brushstrokes Paint Event Success

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library presented the Books, Blossoms, & Brushstrokes painting lesson on Sunday, April 21 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Cost was $35 and included all supplies. Lots of delicious snacks and drinks were available. Those in attendance enjoyed a fun afternoon with friends learning to paint a spring vision of a […]

Little Free Library Pantry

New non-perishable food items in undamaged and unexpired cans and boxes are welcome and needed by the community. Please leave your donated items inside the “blessing box” across the street from the main entrance of the library on Water Street. Homemade, fresh produce, and items in jars are not accepted because of weather element exposure, […]

Access Millions of Newspapers at Your Library

Come into the library and access thousands of newspapers from around the world.  We offer you 854 million pages-full subscription to newspapers.com. 1.      Users do need to use newspapers.com within the library. Staff will help you sign in manually. 2.     Just come into library, enter keywords, narrow by location, and isolate to a specific region of newspapers up in […]

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 […]