Category: Family

Pancake Breakfast with Mrs. Claus – Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 10:00 AM

On Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. join Mrs. Claus for a holiday pancake breakfast. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, eggs and beverage while Mrs. Claus reads some funny holiday stories and you create a make-and-take ornament. Wear your best holiday outfit for a photo with our holiday backdrop. Registration required at the Frank Sarris Public Library Circulation Desk. Registration is $5.00 per person. (Please specify payment type at registration) Free parking in library parking lot located off of Murdock Street.…

Gingerbread House Contest 2022

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. 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: house, train, igloo, or even a winter scene, etc.  Entry must…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

FSPL Cyber Story Times

While we are all #stayinghometogether, the FSPL staff are excited to stay connected with our community and be part of each other’s day.  To that end, we recently started our Cyber Story Times that you can watch anytime on our Facebook page.  We have some of your favorites that are sure to bring back good memories as well as a new story time, Mundo Mondays, that celebrates the differences that make us unique and the shared humanity that brings us…

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!…