Category: Events

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:…

Halloween Spooktacular Trick or Treat Walkthrough

We had a wonderful time at our Halloween Spooktacular Trick or Treat Walkthrough on October 24. Our staff and Teen Advisory Board members showcased their creativity through their costumes and decorated tables  – including favorite characters such as Velma and Belle.  In addition to the treats, guests had chances to win one of ten gift baskets including themes such as movie night, breakfast and warm and cozy!  Two photo spots were available including one fabulous witch and her cat that…

And the winners are….

On Saturday, November 9, forty participants, from seven lively teams, joined library staff and Teen Advisory Board members for our Trivia Night of the Round Tables event.  Teams included The Cavaliers, The Knights That Go Huh?, Lost in Triviality, Pasta e Fagioli, Quizzards of Ahs, Red Hot Trivia Peppers and Too Many Baughmans.  We welcomed back old friends and made some new ones.  Teams competed for a $100 first prize and enjoyed Sarris candy bars as their door prize. Twelve…

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!…

FSPL Fan Fest – Fan Art Contest

The Frank Sarris Public Library is hosting a Fan Art Contest in conjunction with FSPL Fan Fest for local student artists. FSPL Fan Fest takes place on September 7, but you will have almost three months to tap into your imagination and creativity – what a great way to spend your summer!  Find out more about the contest by clicking on the Fan Art Contest Rules and Entry Form.  Bring those ideas to life and share your fandom with our…

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…

The Trivia Night of the Round Tables Winner is…..

On Saturday, April 14, thirty-one participants, representing six lively teams, joined library staff and Teen Advisory Board members for the Trivia Night of the Round Tables event.  Our teams included Geezers for Gun Control, No Doubt, The Pasta Bazoos, Remembralls, Save a Beaver, Eat a Tree and Woof Pack.  We welcomed back old friends and made some new ones.  Teams competed against each other, answering questions from twenty categories.  In between the questions and answers, players refueled at the food…