Sturgis Big Read



If you missed some of the Sturgis Big Read events, they can be viewed on YouTube!
  • 9/15/17 - "History of the Vietnam Conflict" by Larry Mayes
  • 9/16/17 - "War Literature and Film from 1990-Present" by Dr. Jason McEntee
  • 9/22/17 - "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien
  • 9/29/17 - "Turmoil in the USA" by Larry Mayes
  • 10/15/17 - "USO Variety Show ACT I - Sturgis Big Read" 
  • 10/15/17 - "USO Variety Show ACT II - Sturgis Big Read"
  • 10/19/17 - "The Road to Hope" by Dr. Bill Meirose
  • 11/4/17 - "The Faces of Agent Orange" by Maynard Kaderlik
  • 11/11/17 - "Veterans Day Closing Ceremony" with Larry Zimmerman 
  • 11/11/17 - Sturgis VFW Honor Guard
The following audio file is available on City of Sturgis InfoRouter:
  •  9/15/17 - "Vietnam War: The American Experience" by Larry Mayes, Colonel, USAF (Retired)

Mission Statement

The Sturgis Public Library provides materials, information, programs, services, and access to technology contributing to the life-long learning and personal enrichment of community members.

Vision Statement

The Sturgis Public Library strives to be an anchor in the community that empowers and engages individuals.

Library Staff

  • Library Director: Julie Moore Peterson
  • Assistant Library Director: Valerie Martin
  • Children's Librarian: Kathy
  • Adult Outreach & Programming Librarian: Lee
  • Circulation Librarian: Toni
  • Library Assistant: Leah and Merman

Board of Trustees

  • President: Lance Scherer
  • Vice President: Bruce McFarland
  • Treasurer: Cathie Anderson
  • Member at Large: Terry Hermann
  • City Council Rep: David Martinson
  • Meade County Rep: Kristi Palmer
  • Board Secretary, Library Director: Julie Moore Peterson

Union Center "Branch" Library

Union Center "Branch" Library
16948 SD Highway 34
Union Center 57787
(605) 985-5591