138 N. Broadway, Sterling Kansas 67579
Sterling Free Public Library, serving an area of 2,600 residents, has a collection of 24,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 500 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,150 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 2 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $25,000. Patrons make 6,300 visits annually, and check out materials 39,000 times. Thirty-three percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Claflin) Claflin/Independent Township Library
(Lyons) Lyons Public Library
05/21 Coming to The Sterling area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Dodge City Days Dodge City KS July26-August4 The 10-day celebration hosts more than 50 events including Q-97 FM DODGE CITY DAYS COUNTRY Concert,
the top-rated Dodge City Days Rodeo,
a 2-day Indoor Craft show with over 200 crafters from a 10-state area,
Professional Barbecue Contest.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.