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The Frank Sarris Public Library is a collection site for the Washington County Farm Bureau’s drive to support the Greater Washington County Food Bank.  Please drop off non-perishable, unopened, current sell-by dated items at our donation box near the main circulation desk on the first floor.  The collection drive will run through March 31, 2017.  Wish list items include: peanut butter, canned vegetables, canned fruit, canned spaghetti sauce, dry and instant cereal and canned fruit juices.  Thank you for helping…

Attention graphic novel and comic fans!  The Frank Sarris Public Library has paid for a subscription with RBdigital from Recorded Books, Inc. (Prince Frederick, MD) and is happy to announce the availability of Comics Plus: Library Edition, a resource for digital graphic novels and comics.  Through the library’s website, library cardholders can access thousands of digital graphic novels and comics.  Access anywhere, anytime with Web-connected devices such as tablets, PCs, and smartphones. There is no limit on the number of titles…

Do you have overdue library books?  Maybe they slid underneath the car seats or got mixed in with other books in your home or maybe the kids liked them so much they hid them under their bed.  No matter the reason, this is the week to find those overdue books and bring them back to the library.  All overdue books belonging to the Frank Sarris Public Library that are returned between Saturday, February 11 and Saturday, February 18, 2017, will…

If the cold weather has you down, escape to the library for our winter craft festival!  The Winter Craft Fest will be held on Saturday, February 11 and 25 and March 11 and 25, 2017 from 10am – 4pm.  Plan an outing with friends and family to browse and shop with a variety of local craft vendors. Stop by our Library Café to enjoy some tasty food and drink during your visit.…

The wait is over…Story Time with Ms. Barb will return the week of February 12, 2017!  All of your favorites, including Baby Book Worms, Toddler Tales, Story Time, Little Picassos and Wiggles and Giggles are coming soon to your library.  If your children are itching to come back and visit Ms. Barb, check out the Event calendar on our website for specific dates and times.  If you can’t make our daytime story times, we also have an evening story time,…

A special thank you to all that supported our library by donating in our annual fund drive! A.C. Dellovade, Inc. Andronas, Andrew & Evelyn Anthony, Donald Basso, Dan & Sandy Belfiore, Mr. & Mrs. Berteotti, Rick and Kathie Charriere, Barry & Barb Cimino, Patsy Dalbo, Imogene Dellorso, Rick & Margie Destadio, Nancy & Joe Destadio, Nancy & Joe D’Orazio, Denny & Robin Dziak, John & Tula Engelhardt, August & Mary Kay Fink, Terri Flaskos, Kalliope Flynn, Michael R. Henry, Phil…

Get your tickets for Sister’s Christmas Catechism before it’s too late! This one-woman (and you) interactive mystery/comedy show is coming to the Canon-McMillan High School Auditorium on Saturday, December 3, at 7:30 PM. Billed as “nuttier than The Nutcracker; more ‘kicks’ than Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular; and way funnier than A Christmas Carol,” this world-touring production is not to be missed! Tickets cost $40 and support the Friends of the Library. Order tickets at the library or by calling Bill…

The Frank Sarris Library will be closed November 24 and 25 for Thanksgiving. The library will be open for regular service on November 8, even though it is also serving as the polling place for the 2nd Ward that day. Do come! Remember that no matter how heated the political climate gets, the library is always a Safe Space for everyone, regardless of politics.…

Have you been following along with Dave Steede’s Appalachian Trail experience through the series of presentations he has given here over the past year? He has finally finished hiking the trail and has more stories to share! Join him on November 15 from 5:30 to 8pm for “Appalachian Trail: the Conclusion.” Light refreshments will be served.…

There’s so much to be thankful for at a library! Programs and resources and a comfortable place to study or relax or think. But none of those things would be possible without the community that uses and supports the library. Thank you for being a part of our library community!…