Category: Adults

ComicsPlus powered by LibraryPass

READ DIGITAL COMICS Anytime, anywhere—with your library card! The Frank Sarris Public Library is happy to announce the return of ComicsPlus! ComicsPlus, powered by LibraryPass, is a digital platform offering more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels and manga to readers including popular titles like Avatar: The Last Airbender, Bee and Puppycat, Big Nate, Bone, Dramacon, Hero House, How to Draw Manga, Kirby Genesis, My Little Pony, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Stranger Things, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and hundreds more.…

Lights! Cameras! Action! – FSPL Kanopy Club

Even though we cannot physically welcome you back to the library yet, we are excited to connect with you virtually through #FSPLonline.  We’re kicking off the summer with a new virtual program that invites participants to watch and discuss films. Join the FSPL Kanopy Club each month as we watch and discuss a selected film available through Kanopy, our library’s free online movie streaming service. Films chosen will range from cinematic classics to recent releases so there’s something for everyone.…

Request a Virtual WAGGIN Library Card

The Frank Sarris Public Library is happy to announce that virtual library cards are available to community members who currently do not have a WAGGIN library card.  Virtual library cards are available to all ages, and parent/guardian approval for those under age 18 is not required at this time.  A virtual library card will allow you to access our electronic resources such as eBooks (OverDrive/Libby), audio books (OverDrive/Libby), electronic magazines (Flipster), movie streaming and children’s shows (Kanopy) and community courses…

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

Calling all gamers….do you have what it takes to finish the fight?  Back by popular demand, the Frank Sarris Public Library will host a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament on Saturday, February 8.  This tournament is open to all ages!  There will be two tournaments running simultaneously from 1 – 2:30 p.m; one for players under age 13 and one for players ages 13 and up.  Rules of the tournament can be found on the registration form.  Register for the…

Trivia Night of the Round Tables

Grab some friends or family and pool your knowledge together at our after-hours trivia competition.  On Saturday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m., teams of four to six will compete for a cash first prize answering questions from twenty different categories.  This competition is open to teens, adults and families with children ages 12+.  If you don’t have enough people to make your own team, never fear, you can sign up to be on a library created team with other like-minded…

Comic Workshops are Coming to FSPL Fan Fest

On September 7, indulge your creativity with one of our four comic workshops hosted by the Pittsburgh Comics Salon.  Space is limited to 25 participants for each session.  Reserve a spot at FSPL Fan Fest for $3/person/session. Reserved spots will be given priority seating; any remaining spots will be on a first come basis at no cost. Read on to see which workshop is for you and join us for a fun filled day at FSPL Fan Fest! Comics Bootcamp!…

FSPL Fan Fest – Bringing Cosplay to the Community

Overview of Cosplay/Costumes at FSPL Fan Fest No pop culture convention is complete without cosplay! Anyone who comes to FSPL Fan Fest on Saturday, September 7, 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 great too!…

And the winners are….

On Saturday, April 27, twenty-seven participants, representing five lively team, joined library staff and Teen Advisory Board members for our Trivia Night of the Round Tables event.  Our teams included Dumbledore’s Army, No Names, Not So Trivials, Pasta Bazoos and the Scruffy Nerf Herders.  We welcomed back old friends and made some new ones.  Teams competed for a cash first prize and enjoyed Sarris candy bars as their door prizes.  A few lucky players went home with gift cards that…

Trivia Night of the Round Tables

If you are looking for something fun to do, grab some friends or family and pool your knowledge together at our after-hours trivia competition. On Saturday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., teams of four to six will compete for first prize answering questions from twenty different categories.  This competition is open to all ages (a cross-generational team might help you cover more categories and questions…hint,hint), although we typically suggest children should be ages 12+ to enjoy the evening with their…

Bigfoot Fest 2019 – Coming to a Library Near You!

Bigfoot is coming….Saturday, March 30.  We are hosting a town hall event at 1:00 p.m. Doug Waller, founder of the Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation, will discuss his personal research concerning accounts of Bigfoot venturing into urban areas.  This event is free and the public is encouraged to share their experiences with these mysterious creatures.  Light refreshments will be available.  Stop by and indulge your curiosity! Questions?  Contact Leslie Yoder at lyoder@franksarrislibrary.org for more information.    …