Author: Frank Sarris Public Library

Summer Reading Camp – Oceans of Possibilities

Oceans of Possibilities

This year we will explore the theme Oceans of Possibilities by learning about both current marine animals and ancient sea creatures like the Megalodon. We will learn from different cultures about their water myths and legends including mythical creatures like Kelpies. We will play games and talk like a pirate. Finally, we will learn about the water cycle and how to keep local waterways clean. Week 1 | July 11th – July 15th | Marine Life Week 2 | July 18th –…

Express Yourself Poetry Contest 2022

Poetry Competition

Celebrate National Poetry Month and enter the Express Yourself Poetry Contest sponsored by the FSPL Teen Advisory Board. CONTEST RULES • ONLY ONE POEM PER PERSON may be submitted. • Ages 7 & up who live in Canonsburg, Cecil Township, and North Strabane Township may enter. • Age categories are 7-9 years old, 10-13 years old, 14-17 years old and 18+ years old. • Poems may be any subject matter, in any form, but must be suitable for a general…

Lit Into Jazz

Lit Into Jazz

On Saturday, April 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., enjoy the Lit-Jazz team of Gemma Stemley, Author and Mr. Calvin Stemley, Jazz Saxophonist. Gemma will be reading from her book, “Finding Home: A Sentimental Journey”. There will also be a jazz and poetry performance Mr. Calvin Stemley. Click here to visit our Facebook event page for this event.…

Bigfoot Crossing at FSPL

Bigfoot Crossing

Join Bigfoot researcher and author Doug Waller as he discusses Bigfoot evidence and eyewitness accounts. Mr. Waller has interviewed hundreds of Bigfoot eyewitnesses in the over fifteen years he has been researching the Bigfoot/Sasquatch phenomenon and has compiled the stories into a series of five books that he will be signing and selling after his presentation. Mr. Waller will be sharing stories from his books as well as taking new reports from any witnesses willing to share their accounts. Join…

Gingerbread House Contest 2021

Gingerbread House Contest 2021

The Frank Sarris Public Library and Canonsburg’s Old Fashioned Christmas are hosting a gingerbread house contest and we want you to join in the fun and show your creativity! Contest Rules Who Can Enter?  Anyone – children, teens and adults. Entry categories? Traditional (houses) or Out of the Box (anything else) What Type of Structure is Eligible?  Submissions must be handmade, from a kit or baked, not store or craft show bought items, trademarked, etc.  Any structure can be created:…

Trivia Night of the Round Tables

Trivia Night of the Round Table

Grab some friends or family and pool your knowledge together at our after-hours trivia competition.  On Saturday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., teams of four to six will compete for a cash first prize answering questions from ten different categories.  This competition is open to teens, adults and families with children ages 12+. Everyone will receive a door prize and we’ll raffle off a few other prizes during the evening to add to the festive atmosphere.  The…

Comic Hero Weekend

The Frank Sarris Public Library is excited to bring Comic Hero Weekend, a three-day event, to our community on October 1 – October 3.  This weekend is also brought to you in part by Visit Washington County, PA. Friday, October 1, join us for Comic Hero Night at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, an experience where your family will interact with comic heroes and explore the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum.  The evening activities will include Junior Hero Training Academy, trolley rides, free…

WCCF Gives Day – September 16

  Your Gift is Worth More on WCCF Gives Day – September 16, 2021 Read on to see how easy it is to support the Frank Sarris Public Library…. WCCF Gives returns on September 16.  WCCF Gives is Washington County’s official community-wide day of giving.  Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, all gifts made to the Frank Sarris Public Library via www.wccfgives.org and all designated WCCF Gives check contributions received by 8 p.m. on that day will be increased by a percentage of the…

Calling all Cosplayers….

Overview of Cosplay/Costumes at FSPL FanFest 2021 No pop culture convention is complete without cosplay! Anyone who comes to FSPL FanFest on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, is welcome and encouraged to dress as a favorite character from a comic book, video game, anime, movie, television show, or other pop culture medium. Mashups and original designs are also permitted: if you want to combine characters or create a jokey, gender-swapped, or another conceptual variation of a famous character, that’s…

FSPL FanFest – Fan Art Contest

We are hosting a Fan Art Contest in conjunction with FSPL FanFest for local artists ages 10 years and up.  FSPL FanFest takes place on October 2 and 3, so you will have almost two months to tap into your imagination and creativity – what a great way to spend those summer hours!  Find out more about the contest by reading the Fan Art Contest Rules and Entry Form.  Bring those ideas to life and share your fandom with our…