102 W 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 ∙ (815) 625-1370
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  • Summer reading, 2021!

    Summer reading, 2021!

    We have programs for all ages! Hover over the Program Calendar menu item above to see links to our school aged and teen/adult programs.
  • Newsletter

    Newsletter

    The May, 2021 Library Newsletter just came out! Click the link below to read it on our website. Or click the link on the newsletter page to sign up for email newsletter service.
  • Hoopla Bonus Borrows

    Hoopla Bonus Borrows

    Bonus Borrows are back for the month of May! These are materials from Hoopla that will NOT count toward your limit of 4 items per month.
  • Paperback Exchange is back!

    Paperback Exchange is back!

    You can pick up paperbacks or puzzles without a card! Paperback donations can go in the book drop; puzzle donations go in the bin just inside the Children's department entrance.
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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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This program will be run through READSquared again this year.  Please use this link to register for the program. http://sterlinglibrary.readsquared.com/ You can go to this same website to log reading and complete other tasks.  Or click the icon on our homepage. READsquared also has an app for your smartphone.  Just…
For Teens and Adults (completed 6th grade and up), we are encouraging you to read books with different colored covers.  Pick a book, read it, and fill out a review bookmark to enter the drawing for prizes. You can read any number of books, but you will only get entries…
Hoopla Bonus Borrows consists of hundreds of titles that are available to customers. The items in these special collections will NOT count toward your monthly 4-item limit. So download as many as you like!   May, 2021 Bonus Borrows - all titles May, 2021 Bonus Borrows -all audiobooks May, 2021…
To view a copy of list from 4/1/2021, click here.   Click on a title to view it in our catalog. (Titles in ALL CAPS are new to this list) ALBERT, Susan Wittig                             The Darling Dahlias and…
To view a copy of list from 4/1/2021, click here.   Click on the book title to find it in our catalog. AUTHOR                                              TITLE         …
Donations: Donations to the library can be a great way to acknowledge the library’s impact, to honor a loved one, or to give back to the community.  If you would like to donate in honor or memory of someone, we will send an acknowledgement to them (or their family).  If…
The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He and The Music of What Happens by Bill Konigsberg 5/5/2021 The Backups: A Summer of Stardom by Alex de Campi and This Will Be Funny Someday by Katie Henry 4/28/2021 Zoe Rosenthal is Not Lawful Good by Nancy Werlin and Out…
This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for sterlingpubliclibrary.org. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site. It will notify you of the following: What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the web site, how it is used and with whom it may be…
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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Upcoming Events

  • Miss Mary's Online Preschool Story Time Mon. 17 May, 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. 19 May, 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. 24 May, 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...