102 W 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 ∙ (815) 625-1370
Monday - Tuesday: 9AM–8PM ∙ Wednesday - Friday: 9AM–5PM 
Sat: 9AM-1PM    ∙    Sun: Closed
Month Flat Week Day

Programs held at the library open to the public

Toastmasters

Thursday, May 09, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Every Month until May 14, 2019

Say it better with Toastmasters.  Share your interests and goals in a positive, supportive environment.  Let us help you expand your knowegde and horizons.

Toastmasters gives you the courage to:

  • Speak with confidence
  • Improve communicatin with family and friends
  • Give and get constructive feedback
  • Thrive in a supportive learning environment

 Toastmasters meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday at the Sterling Library.

For more info, contact:

Jeff Carl, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-718-3664

Jim Jaeger, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-632-0918

Paul Kane, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-626-7650

Free Seed Library Kick Off

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:30 am - 11:30 am
This event does not repeat

Wednesday, May 15, 9:30-11:30 am, at the Sterling Library.

There will be a Master Gardener on hand to give you expert advice on selection, planting, and maintaining your container garden.

Come in anytime to get your free seeds from the Master Gardener Free Seed Library.

Toastmasters

Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Every Month until May 28, 2019

Say it better with Toastmasters.  Share your interests and goals in a positive, supportive environment.  Let us help you expand your knowegde and horizons.

Toastmasters gives you the courage to:

  • Speak with confidence
  • Improve communicatin with family and friends
  • Give and get constructive feedback
  • Thrive in a supportive learning environment

 Toastmasters meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday at the Sterling Library.

For more info, contact:

Jeff Carl, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-718-3664

Jim Jaeger, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-632-0918

Paul Kane, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 815-626-7650

Pho Togs Workshop

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Bring your problems, camera, and instruction book and learn how to take great photos. All ages welcomed with an accompanied adult. Call 815-632-3611 for more information. No early registration needed.

Come to sign in starting at 5:30

Board Game Day

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
This event does not repeat

Start the summer out right!  Come to theSterling Public Library's board Game day!

Come try a new game or paly a familiar one.  Feel free to bring your own game to share.

The only requirement is that you can read.

Board Game Day

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Come out and try a new board game or play an old one.  All ages are welcome.  Feel free to bring your own game(s) if you like.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 06, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Month until June 06, 2020

The Sterling Public Library Board meets the first Tuesday of each month in the conference room at the Library.

To see Library board (and City of Sterling) meeting agendas and minutes, click here.

RPG Club

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Every Week until September 26, 2019

Do you want to try a Role Playing Game like Dungeons and Dragons?  Is it something you already enjoy?

Anyone 10 or older is welcome to come join the game!  No experience necessary.

If you can't stay the whole time, you are welcome to come when you can.

The adventure on Tuesdays will be Rappa Athuk. It uses the Swords and Wizardry (Original Dungeons & Dragons 1974) rules.

Contact Mike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

RPG Club

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Detached from recurrence

Do you want to try a Role Playing Game like Dungeons and Dragons?  Is it something you already enjoy?

Anyone 10 or older is welcome to come join the game!  No experience necessary.

If you can't stay the whole time, you are welcome to come when you can.

The adventure on Tuesdays will be Rappa Athuk. It uses the Swords and Wizardry (Original Dungeons & Dragons 1974) rules. 

Contact Mike at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Library Board Meeting

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Every Month until June 06, 2020

The Sterling Public Library Board meets the first Tuesday of each month in the conference room at the Library.

To see Library board (and City of Sterling) meeting agendas and minutes, click here.