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, […]

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 […]

Autumn Evening Storytime Fall Favorite

Children of all ages were invited to join us Thursday evening on October 5 at 6:00 p.m. for an Autumn Storytime event. Several autumn themed books were read and refreshments and fun were had by all. Some of the children participating were Ellie Ferguson, Carson Yensel, Isaac and Charlotte Leonard. ​In the center is Miss Mindi. 

Canvas & Coffee Enjoyed By All

Mt. Sterling Friends of the Library hosted a Canvas & Coffee event on Sunday, September 24 from 2-5 p.m. at the Two Hands Coffee & Creative Studio. Two Hands Coffee, located at 48 W. Columbus St., Mt. Sterling, OH, provided two custom fall sunflower themed cookies for free to go along with the beverages the […]

Vintage American Girl Doll for Checkout

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 […]