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  • Welcome to the Sterling Middle Library 


    Developing critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers & skillful researchers since 1971.”


    Our Mission 

    The mission of Sterling Middle School library is to promote learning and research through a student-centered library curriculum that closely links classroom learning with the information literacy skills a student needs to excel in a 21st century learning environment. 

    Who are the school librarians?

    Ms. Guido, Librarian 

    Mrs. Light, Librarian 

    Mrs. Schray, Library Assistant



    After school hours

    After School: The library is open by appointment after school when buses are available.


    Two Requirements:


    1. A signed note from a parent or guardian

    2. Librarian availability checked in advance

    Can I access the library catalog from home?

    YES! Simply click on the Alexandria logo on the links page and you will be able to search the libraries catalog to see what we have to offer. 

    Can I check-out ebooks and audiobooks from home?

    YES! Click on the MackinVIA logo on the links page and then login with your student account. 

    Can I access school research at home?

    YES! Our online resources are AMAZING! Some passwords are your Network Login, other passwords are provided in your school agenda.

    When can students visit the library?

    Language Arts/English: Students are scheduled to visit the library with their language arts teacher.


    Resource, Lunch, or Teacher Pass: Any Student visiting WITHOUT a teacher must sign into the "Student LibraryTRAC Log."


    Unscheduled Classes: Small groups of classes are welcome to visit if we have available space.TEACHERS: Please update the "Class Log" when you arrive.



    How many items can a student check out at a time?

    Books: limited to 3 at a time, but maybe negotiable


    Magazines: 1 at a time


    Graphic Novels/Manga: 2 at a time


    How can a student put a book on hold?

    A student may request a book to be put on hold by filling out a form. Holds will be processed in the order in which they are received.



    What happens if a student loses or damages a book?

    Borrowers must pay for any item that has been damaged beyond repair or lost. Payment can be cash or check made out to Sterling Middle School. If the book is found after a lost book is replaced, no refund is available.



    Can students use the library's computers, iPads & Electronics?

    Library computers are for fulfilling school projects only. Students will be limited if they abuse this privilege or they do not follow the school's equipment policy.