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

Sat. 1 Dec, 2018

Author Fair

Sat. 1 Dec, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Author Fair to be held at Sterling Public Library, Saturday, December 1, from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. 

Over twenty authors of both fiction and non-fiction books will be available to discuss and autograph their books which will be available for purchase. Some of the categories include Romance, Science Fiction, Mystery, Civil War, Human Interest, Horror, Young Adult, and Adult, as well as books by Children's authors.  Books make a wonderful gift for the book lover on your Christmas list. 

Authors, please note: Applications can be picked up at the Sterling Public Library or by contacting Kay Clark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or clicking the link below. The deadline for submitting applications will be November 19th. 

Click here for author application form.  

Mon. 3 Dec, 2018

Toddler Time

Mon. 3 Dec, 2018 9:30 am - 10:00 am

All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!

 

This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to participate in stories and play while learning to listen and share.

 

Preschool StoryTime

Mon. 3 Dec, 2018 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time.

 

Sat. 8 Dec, 2018

Lego Club (grades K-4)

Sat. 8 Dec, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Building Challenges with regular Lego 

Register by stopping in at or calling the library at 815-625-1370 or by filling out this form:

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Name of person(s) attending *
Phone or email *
Number attending
For Children's programs, include grade of child(ren)
Event Signup *
Send Reset

Lego Club (grades 5-8)

Sat. 8 Dec, 2018 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Building Challenges using computer software

Register by stopping in at or calling the library at 815-625-1370 or by filling out this form:

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Name of person(s) attending *
Phone or email *
Number attending
For Children's programs, include grade of child(ren)
Event Signup *
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Mon. 10 Dec, 2018

Toddler Time

Mon. 10 Dec, 2018 9:30 am - 10:00 am

All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!

 

This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to participate in stories and play while learning to listen and share.

 

Preschool StoryTime

Mon. 10 Dec, 2018 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time.

 

Thu. 13 Dec, 2018

Toastmasters

Thu. 13 Dec, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

Mon. 17 Dec, 2018

Toddler Time

Mon. 17 Dec, 2018 9:30 am - 10:00 am

All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!

 

This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to participate in stories and play while learning to listen and share.

 

Preschool StoryTime

Mon. 17 Dec, 2018 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time.

 

Tue. 18 Dec, 2018

Wits Fitness

Tue. 18 Dec, 2018 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Brain Exercise Classes at the Sterling Public Library

Join University of Illinois Educator Karla Belzer each month as she leads participants through interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory.  You are never too young or too old to get started training your brain, so join Karla in this fun and informative class!

This class is free and open to the public. You are welcome to join any time.

Call 815-632-3611 or register online: go.illinois.edu/witsfitness

(no classes in June or September)

Sat. 22 Dec, 2018

Lego Club (grades K-4)

Sat. 22 Dec, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Building Challenges with regular Lego 

Register by stopping in at or calling the library at 815-625-1370 or by filling out this form:

Fields marked with * are required
Name of person(s) attending *
Phone or email *
Number attending
For Children's programs, include grade of child(ren)
Event Signup *
Send Reset

Mon. 24 Dec, 2018

Closed for Christmas

Mon. 24 Dec, 2018 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Toddler Time

Mon. 24 Dec, 2018 9:30 am - 10:00 am

All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!

 

This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to participate in stories and play while learning to listen and share.

 

Preschool StoryTime

Mon. 24 Dec, 2018 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time.

 

Tue. 25 Dec, 2018

Closed for Christmas

Tue. 25 Dec, 2018 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thu. 27 Dec, 2018

Young Adult Holiday Party

Thu. 27 Dec, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Games, Snacks and FUN!  All 6th-12th graders are invited.  Bring a $5 gift if you'd like to participate in a gift exchange.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

Mon. 31 Dec, 2018

Toddler Time

Mon. 31 Dec, 2018 9:30 am - 10:00 am

All 18 months-3 years old are welcome!

 

This is an interactive story time where the toddlers are encouraged to participate in stories and play while learning to listen and share.

 

Preschool StoryTime

Mon. 31 Dec, 2018 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

Stories, poems, finger plays/songs and craft at each story time.

 

Closing at 5 pm for New Year's Eve

Mon. 31 Dec, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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