102 W 3rd St, Sterling, IL 61081 ∙ (815) 625-1370
Mon - Thurs: 9AM–8PMFri: 9AM–5PM
Sat: 8AM–5PMSun: Closed
Month Flat Week Day

Sun. 24 Mar, 2019

There are no events on this day.

Mon. 25 Mar, 2019

Toddler Time

Mon. 25 Mar, 2019 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. 25 Mar, 2019 10:30 am - 11:00 am

All 3 -5 year olds are welcome!

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

 

A.R.K.S.

Mon. 25 Mar, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Adults Reading Kid's Stuff

The Sterling Public Library is happy to resurrect a popular adult program from the past,  A.R.K.S.  In this 6 weeks program kids’ books and children’s authors will be explored.  Participants will also be challenged to read books from a “Bingo sheet.”  Those who take the reading challenge and fill up the bingo sheet will receive a bag of children’s books.

A.R.K.S. programs will be held each Monday in March 2019 and April 1 and 8, 2019.  Programs will be held in the library community room from 6:00-7:00 PM.

Monday, March 4, 2019            Introductions, Purpose, and Stories

Monday, March 11, 2019          You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You

Monday, March 18, 2019          Author Joplin James Patras

Monday, March 25, 2019          Author Jannifer Powelson

Monday, April 1, 2019               Merry Christmas!

Monday, April 8, 2019               Favorites (Bring a favorite children’s book)

 

You must register for this program at the Adult Circulation Desk or by email to the Children’s librarian Mary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tue. 26 Mar, 2019

Wits Fitness

Tue. 26 Mar, 2019 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 December)

view flyer here

StarLab from Discovery Center

Tue. 26 Mar, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sterling Public Library presents the Discovery Center Museum's StarLab Portable planetarium on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 1 pm.  

You can experience the moon and stars in this inflatable planetarium. This unique traveling program is for grades K-8 and is 45 minutes long. This is a free program but registration is required as space is limited. Call or register at the Children's Desk. 815-625-1370.


Wed. 27 Mar, 2019

There are no events on this day.

Thu. 28 Mar, 2019

Young Adult Spring Break Beach Party

Thu. 28 Mar, 2019 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come join us for a Spring Break Beach Party!  

Beach games, food, and fun!  Wear a Hawaiian shirt (if you have one)!

All 6th -12th graders are invited!

Toastmasters

Thu. 28 Mar, 2019 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

Fri. 29 Mar, 2019

There are no events on this day.

Sat. 30 Mar, 2019

There are no events on this day.
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