New Books Added to Storytime YouTube

Visit the library’s YouTube STORYTIME page. Miss Mindi has added the following stories as of September 1: “This is a Ball” – words and pictures by Beck and Matt Stanton “This Monster Needs a Haircut “- words and pictures by Bethany Barton “You Get What You Get” – Julie Gassman Illustrated by Sarah Horne “Scribble […]

Wolf Presentation Well Received

Ohio Canid put on the presentation Wolves; Fact vs Myth with a very educational display and their wolf ambassador Lucian. Those in attendance learned about the wolf habitat, their diet, and basic myths and facts about the wolf life, and educating the public on the habits and importance of their role in the ecosystem.

Video Gaming Event Was Popular & Tons of Fun

Saturday, July 30 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. we had a great group of teens and tweens participate in our first Video Gaming Event. They thoroughly enjoyed our first Video Gaming the event featuring the gaming systems of Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and N64. Open to teens and tweens ages 10 and up, the group […]

Kids Summer Cooking Class

We held a one-night-only Summer Cooking Class for Kids ages 5- 8 years of age. Those who participated had a great time creating all kinds of simple yet fun kid friendly and creative foods! Some of the snacks created included fruit caterpillars, peanut butter and jelly spiders, dirt cake with worms, ABC cookies, and tie […]

Summer Reading Events & Prize Winners

Summer Reading 2022 Mt. Sterling Public Library brought several fun events to the community to enjoy this summer and has awarded many prizes so far. We have more events and prizes to be awarded, so stay tuned! In the meantime, here are some of the photos of events and prize winners! Joanie Calem’s musical performance […]

Family Storytime Mondays were a Success

Submitted by Miss Mindi: Monday June 27th mark our final Family Storytime of this season. A fun time was had by all!! Our Theme was ” Trash to Treasures ” building on using things to new things.  We read Rose Revere Engineer by Andrea Beaty  Illustrated by David Roberts, The Dumpster Diver by Janet S. Wong Illustrated by David […]

Welcome to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries

Mt. Sterling Public library offers you LinkedIn Learning for Libraries for free What does this mean for you? 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 interface Keep your previous course history from Lynda.com […]

The Great Courses Available Through Hoopla

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. The only […]

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 […]

Paper Recycling Bin

The paper recycling bin on at the entrance to our gravel parking lot has been emptied and is ready for your PAPER and BROKEN-DOWN cardboard items once again. PLEASE DO NOT PLACE REGULAR TRASH OR FOOD CONTAINERS in this bin! If in doubt, check the list written on the side of the bin for guidance. […]

Support your Library through our Friends of the Library Sales

Our sales display case for the “FOL Store” is located next to the long reading table and between the audiobook section and the adult non-fiction section, across from the patron computer station.  It is easily accessed All items are new. All sales are generated by the Friends of the Library and go towards programming and […]