Category: Adults

Field Day 2022 Sponsored by TAB

Want to have some family fun? The Teen Advisory Board of the Frank Sarris Public Library is sponsoring their annual Field Day!   Groups and individuals can have fun while competing for prizes. Events will include relay races, obstacle courses, water balloon tosses, and more. Field Day will be held at the Yoney Pavillion in Canonsburg’s Town Park on July 14th from 3:00 – 6:30 pm. This event is open to anyone ages 5 and up. Anyone interested may sign…

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…

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…

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…

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.…