“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

Get to know us today and we think you'll see
why Sterling/Rock Falls is just where you belong.

1200 Sixth Avenue
PO Box 1200
Columbus, GA 31902-1200
Phone (706) 327-1566 or
(800) 360-8552
Fax (706) 327-7512
[email protected]