New Activities Daily for Young Children Just a Click Away

Made available since shortly after the beginning of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the State Library of Ohio in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read has been sharing Day By Day Ohio, which supports early literacy skills, helps young children get ready for school, and is available 24/7. We recommend you take advantage of this free resource […]

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 […]

Overdrive has acquired RBDigital

As of the beginning of December, RBDigital has been acquired by Overdrive. All eBooks and audiobooks from RBDigital have been moved to Overdrive. Use Overdrive or your Libby App to find what you are looking for. If you need assistance with your Overdrive account or Libby app please call the library. You need your library […]

Ladies Night Out Covid-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we feel it is in the best interest of our participants and staff to cancel the Ladies Night Out Movie of the Month until further notice. We will revisit putting this popular and long standing program of 10 years back on our schedule again later in 2021 as the community […]

Mini Pumpkin Paint Contest Winners Announced!

To celebrate National Friends of the Library week from October 18-24, Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library provided Fall Grab-N-Go bags for adults and children with a miniature pumpkin, paint set, and a pumpkin shaped sugar cookie while supplies lasted. All Grab-N-Go bags that were picked up and these are our winners from the mini-pumpkin […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Support your Library through our Friends of the Library Sales

Our sales display case for the “FOL Store” has been MOVED to the center of the library, across from the patron computer station.  It is now easier to access and can be found  between adult books on cd, and the adult non-fiction section near the table. All items are new. All sales are generated by the Friends of […]