Category: Kids

Kids’ Winter Festival

Hey Kids! Let it Snow! Join us for a Winter Wonderland of crafts and games. Come in from the cold and celebrate the last month of Winter. Spring will be here soon! Kids’ Winter Festival Saturday, February 18 / 1:00 PM –3:00 PM Frank Sarris Public Library 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Canonsburg, PA 15317 Please register for this event at our circulation desk or by calling 724-745-1308. This is a FREE event!…

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…

Summer Reading Camp – Oceans of Possibilities

Oceans of Possibilities

This year we will explore the theme Oceans of Possibilities by learning about both current marine animals and ancient sea creatures like the Megalodon. We will learn from different cultures about their water myths and legends including mythical creatures like Kelpies. We will play games and talk like a pirate. Finally, we will learn about the water cycle and how to keep local waterways clean. Week 1 | July 11th – July 15th | Marine Life Week 2 | July 18th –…

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…

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…

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…