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

Teen and Adult Programming

 REGULAR PROGRAMS:

arksA.R.K.S. Book Club - Join us at the library to discuss children's books with other adults who enjoy children's books! This meeting will be held monthly on the last Tuesday of each month, 5-6pm.  If you have any questions, please call the library or reach out to Abbigail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Mixed Genre Adult Book Clubs - 
Our two adult book clubs meet the second Monday of each month at 5:30pm and the second Friday of each month at 10am. Check the program calender entry for the date of the book club to see what book will be discussed for that month and other info. Or email Ben or Beth at the library.
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Book Subscription Boxes -
 Let our library staff select your next read! When you sign up for the SPL Book Subscription Box, you will receive one book each month selected by qualified staff to support your reading goals and interests. The box will also include additional fun freebies that might go along with the theme of your book, the current season, or things you like.  Click here for more information.

Teen Game Night IMG 2329 – All teens ages 6th grade - 12th grade are invited for games, snacks, and discussion.  These are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at the library. No registration required.

    

 

Lunchtime Movie - Bring your lunch (or a snack) and watch a movie with us on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 12 noon.  Check the web calender to see what movie we are showing.

Monthly Craft - On the Second Monday of every month we invite you to join us for craft time. Check the web calendar to see what craft we will be working on.


D&D1  Role Playing Game Club - Meets most Mondays from 3:30 - 7:30 pm.  Call us or contact Drew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more info.

 

 

 

 

OCCASIONAL PROGRAMS:

 

 

From the Stacks – Teen Librarian, Beth, recommends Young Adult books in short videos.  Check out our YouTube page.  You can also find all of Beth's videos on this page.  Children's Librarian, Abbigail, also makes videos about children's books. 


Illinois Libraries Present
 – Sterling Public Library is part of Illiniois Libraries Present.  This gives our patrons access to exciting programs with authors that we would not otherwise be able to offer.  Click here to see upcoming programs.