“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life”
Henry Ward Beecher
In Sterling/Rock Falls, we appreciate the power of libraries—and it shows!
Our libraries are friendly, welcoming places where you’ll find:
- Books, books and more books—the latest top sellers and your favorite classics
- A wide range of periodicals
- Multi-media resources—CDs, DVDs, books on CD and more
- Public-use computers—and free Wi-fi!
- Online catalogs
- Regional interlibrary loan program—also linked to local high schools
- Story times for the kids—in English and Spanish
- Reading incentive programs
- Book readings and discussions
- Guest speakers
- The annual Storytelling & Art Festival, which spotlights some of the country’s finest professional storytellers!
Rock Falls Public Library
1007 Seventh Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071-2890
Sterling Public Library
102 West Third Street
Sterling, IL 61081-3505