Family Christmas Craft Workshop Was Lots of Fun

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library hosted a free Family Christmas Craft Workshop on Sunday, November 14 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Though the weather was not cooperating, we had many families of all ages for a fun afternoon of creating unique and beautiful Christmas decorations and gifts! All supplies were included for this […]

Library WiFi Upgraded, Log-In Changed

Our WiFi is now upgraded to better serve our patrons. Be sure to update your connection to our hotspot. The new name can be found listed as MSPL_Guest. The new password is now beourguest. We welcome anyone to access our free WiFi in the comfort of your own car from our parking lot, or on […]

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 […]

New Activities Daily for Young Children Just a Click Away

We recommend you take advantage of this free resource by visiting their website at DayByDayOH for the fun activities they offer your children and families. Visit their family literacy calendar at http://www.daybydayoh.org/ every day of the month for something new and fun to see or do such as songs, videos, activities and daily book suggestions. […]

Museum Open M-W-F

Mt. Sterling Community Museum is open for the remainder of the calendar year. The Museum closes every year after Christmas until March 1. It was NOT closed due to Covid-19. The museum observes all holidays that the library observes for closures, including but not limited to inclement weather and federal holidays. Regular hours of operation […]

We’ve Upgraded from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries

Mt. Sterling Public library has upgraded our Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning for Libraries What does this mean for you? Instead of the 7,000 courses with Lynda.com, 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 […]

The Great Courses Now Available Through Hoopla

All Posts 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. […]

Get FREE Acorn TV Now on Hoopla

Mt. Sterling Public Library is once again able to offer you Acorn TV! Your favorite shows from across the pond are now available at the touch of a button – thanks to Acorn TV on Hoopla Digital! Wait…What is Acorn TV? Acorn TV is a streaming service for popular television shows from Britain and beyond – think […]

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 […]

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 […]