102 W 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 ∙ (815) 625-1370
Mon - Thurs: 9AM–8PMFri: 9AM–5PM
Sat: 8AM–5PMSun: Closed
  • Arrrrrrgh, Matey!

    Arrrrrrgh, Matey!

    Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19. Try out Mango Languages with your library card to learn Pirate! (or other useful languages, too)
  • Young Adult Game Night/Book Club

    Young Adult Game Night/Book Club

    Games, discussion, and snacks. Thursday, Sept 20, 5:30 - 7:30. Call the library with questions.
  • LEGO Clubs

    LEGO Clubs

    For students in K-4 and 5-8 grade. September 1 and 22. Call for details.
  • Are you doing any Holiday Traveling?

    Are you doing any Holiday Traveling?

    The Sterling Public Library is an official Passport Acceptance Site. We will accept applications during our normal business hours. Appointments are appreciated.
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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

  • Young Adult Game Night Thu. 20 Sep, 2018 (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm) There are a variety of activities for teens that could include book discussions, board games, mov...
  • Lego Club (grades K-4) Sat. 22 Sep, 2018 (10:00 am - 11:00 am) Building Challenges with regular Lego  Register by stopping in at or calling the library at...
  • Toddler Time Mon. 24 Sep, 2018 (9:30 am - 10:00 am) All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!   This is an interactive story time where the toddl...