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

    Passport Applications accepted here

    The Sterling Public Library is an official Passport Acceptance Facility. Appointment hours are Mon-Thur 9:30-7 and Fri-Sat 9:30-4. Call for an appointment.
  • Creative Wednesday

    Creative Wednesday

    December 27, 1-3 pm. Come in and try an experiment, make a craft or two, or just be creative. Stay as long as you like.
  • Construction on the South Entrance

    Construction on the South Entrance

    Work is almost finished. Expected to reopen mid December.
  • Young Adult Holiday Party

    Young Adult Holiday Party

    Thursday, December 28, 1-4 pm.
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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.

Sterling Library
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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

  • Toddler Time Mon. 11 Dec, 2017 (9:30 am - 10:00 am) For 18 mo. - 3 yrs. This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to partic...
  • Story Time Mon. 11 Dec, 2017 (10:30 am - 11:00 am) For 3-5 year olds. Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time. November: Fa...
  • Serious Reader's Book Club Tue. 12 Dec, 2017 (10:00 am - 11:30 am) Book Club Books: December:  Maud's Line by Margaret Verbie 2018 January: Bias: A CBS Insi...