STERLING MUNICIPAL LIBRARY
Library staff can help you obtain a library card on your next visit to the library.
- An applicant must present a government issued photo ID.
- Parental signature on the application is required when the patron is under the age of eighteen.
- There is no residency requirement.
Library cards generally expire every three years.
Lost cards should be reported promptly. The charge for a replacement card is one dollar.
You can modify your personal information by logging on to your account online or you can ask library staff to update your information.
Yes, just present your photo ID at the Circulation Desk.
Library cards issued by the library can be used only to borrow materials from Sterling Municipal Library.
- Books - Three weeks.
- Audio Books - Three weeks.
- Audio CDs - Three weeks.
- DVDs - Seven days.
New borrowers may check out up to six items.
Established borrowers may check out up to 25 items.
Checked out items can be renewed online by logging on to your library account. Items can also be renewed in person or over the phone with a library card number. If someone else has put an item on reserve, it cannot be renewed.
- Books, Audio Books, DVDs, and Audio CDs - 10¢ per day
- Interlibrary Loan Items- $1 per day
All items must be returned promptly no later than due date.
If a particular book or magazine article you wish to read is not in our collection, we may be able to get it for you from another library. Requests for Interlibrary Loan can be made at the library's reference desk or by completing an online request form.
Yes, the library provides computers with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher) and Internet Access. A library card is required to access library computers.
All library computers are filtered to comply with Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA).
Please read our Internet Use and Guidelines for more information.
Sterling Library is a wireless hotspot. Unsecured wireless Internet Access is available free of charge.