102 W 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 ∙ (815) 625-1370
Monday - Friday: 10AM–5PM
Sat: ClosedSun: Closed
  • Puzzle Exchange is back!

    Puzzle Exchange is back!

    You can pick up a puzzle (or two) and also drop off your old puzzles for others to enjoy. Please return/donate in the designated tub inside the door. They will be quarantined before putting them back on the shelves.
  • New Adult Large Print

    New Adult Large Print

    The April edition of New Adult Large Print books is available! Click the link below to see it or pick it up at the library.
  • Newsletter Email Service

    Newsletter Email Service

    If you would like to get our newsletter emailed to you, click the link below to fill out the form. You can see current and past newsletters here on our website under the "About the Library" menu. Or you can pick up a hard copy of the current issue at the library.
  • Free Seed Library

    Free Seed Library

    There are Vegetable, flower and herb seeds. Thanks to the Whiteside County Master Gardeners for providing them!
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Sterling, IL Library

The Sterling Public Library is a modern library with thousands of resources as well as programs for children, teens, and adults.

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Sterling, IL Library

The Sterling Public Library is a modern library with thousands of resources as well as programs for children, teens, and adults.

Upcoming Events

  • Miss Mary's Online Preschool Story Time Mon. 12 Apr, 2021 (10:00 am - 10:30 am) Join Miss Mary for stories, songs, and a craft.  You can pick up the monthly packet of craft...
  • Beth's YA Book Talk Wed. 14 Apr, 2021 (7:00 pm - 7:05 pm) In each of these short videos, Beth will highlight one new book and one "hidden gem" (and older b...
  • Miss Mary's Online Preschool Story Time Mon. 19 Apr, 2021 (10:00 am - 10:30 am) Join Miss Mary for stories, songs, and a craft.  You can pick up the monthly packet of craft...