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Calling all budding artists in grades 2-5!  Join Ms. Barb at the Dabbling da Vincis to explore different artists and their work each week.  During this seven week summer art class, participants will create their own artwork in the spirit of the artist discussed that week.  On August 7, 2017, we’ll take a field trip to the Carnegie Art Museum.  The class will meet on Mondays from 1-3pm starting on June 12, 2017.  Registration is required and space is limited.…

The Frank Sarris Public Library presents…Summer Reading Camp…Building a Better World.  Join us this summer as we recycle, improve our environmental footprint, and build bridges to a better world.  We will be reading stories, playing games and making cool crafts!  Each week Summer Reading Camp is stuffed with activities from Tuesday through Friday, from 10:15am – 12:00pm.  We will be taking two optional field trips this summer to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and the Carnegie Science Center.  There…

Bigfoot is coming….Saturday, April 29, 2017!  The Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation returns to the Frank Sarris Public Library for an all ages’ event. Doug Waller is the founder of Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation.  He has recently retired from the Cambridge Ohio library system, which is located near the Salt Lick State Park.  Visitors to this state park have claimed to see the Grassman, a Bigfoot like creature.  Doug and his team will share the latest facts,…

You may be familiar with our Playaway Launchpads for children. If you are not, these devices are the first ever, secure, pre-loaded learning tablets designed for children in a circulation environment. Launchpads for children are pre-loaded with high-quality learning apps and are available in many subjects. Every Launchpad is durable enough to move from the hands of one little explorer to the next. We have Launchpads for children ages 3-5, ages 5-7 and ages 10+ and the great news is…

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…