Category: Kids

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.…

Summer Quest Goes Virtual

The Frank Sarris Public Library presents…Virtual Summer Quest…Imagine Your Story!  Through stories and activities, we will be exploring fairy tales, fairy tale science, mythical creatures, and castles and dragons.   Virtual Summer Quest will be an interactive, online program using Zoom. Starting July 7, children that finished Kindergarten up to and including those that finished Third Grade, can join Ms. Barb and Ms. Anne online for activities from Tuesday through Thursday, from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.  Virtual Summer Quest runs July…

Have you checked out these two educational resources?

The Frank Sarris Public Library is happy to bring ScienceFlix and TrueFlix to you.  Both of these on-line resources can be used in the library, on mobile devices or at home. ScienceFlix provides more than 5,000 science-related assets. ScienceFlix uses a variety of media and text-types including videos, reference articles, read-aloud features and interactive media.  ScienceFlix can help students build content knowledge, develop inquiry-based learning skills, and practice hands-on learning.  Areas of study within ScienceFlix include Earth Science, Space Science,…

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…

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…

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…

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.    …