Author: Frank Sarris Public Library

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…

Museum Passes Return to the Library

Enjoy free admission to the following historical sites through a partnership with the History Center Affiliates Program, which includes more than 125 regional historical societies and organizations dedicated to preserving their local history: * Captain William Vicary House *Fort Pitt Museum *Lincoln Highway Experience Museum *McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center *Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Historical Village *Pennsylvania Trolley Museum *Quecreek Mine Rescue Site *Senator John Heinz History Center (and its associated museums including Meadowcroft in Avella, and the Western PA…

FSPL Field Day at Cecil Park

Are you ready for some summer fun?  Join our Teen Advisory Board for a Field Day event on Saturday, July 17 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Field Day will take place at Pavilion #2 at Cecil Park, rain or shine. Field Day is for participants ages 5 and up. Teams can sign up for one of two divisions – family or teen.  Teams may have between 2-6 members/team. There will be eight fun events like an egg and spoon…

Summer Reading Challenge – Are You Ready?

Our Tails and Tales Summer Reading Challenge begins Monday, June 14 and runs through Saturday, August 14.  Library patrons of all ages are welcome to participate.  Don’t have a library card yet but want to participate – stop by the library and we’ll get you started (visit our policies to see eligibility requirements and what information you need to bring to get a card). How do I participate?  Stop by the library and register at the circulation desk.  When registered,…

Summer Programming at the Library

We are excited to announce our summer programming.  There is something for every age! Summer Quest Camp Children in Grades K-4 may join us for six weeks of Summer Quest Camp at Cecil Park.  Camp starts on Tuesday, June 29 and ends on Thursday, August 5.  Camp runs on Tuesdays – Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m and is open to children that have finished kindergarten, first, second or third grade.  New this year – lunch will be provided…

Express Yourself Poetry Contest – the results are in

The FSPL Teen Advisory Board is happy to announce the winners of the Express Yourself Poetry Contest and share their entries with you.  Congratulations! In the 7-9 year old division, the winner is “Mountain Place” by Morgandy Bell: Mountain Place We climb this mountain Air tickles our face gently We watch the world below Quiet is the mountain Snow-capped mountain air One tree sways again and again We walk back down Fun times In the 18+ year old division, we…