Category: Teens

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.…

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,…

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…

Trivia Night of the Round Tables

Grab some friends or family and pool your knowledge together at our after-hours trivia competition.  On Saturday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m., teams of four to six will compete for a cash first prize answering questions from twenty different categories.  This competition is open to teens, adults and families with children ages 12+.  If you don’t have enough people to make your own team, never fear, you can sign up to be on a library created team with other like-minded…

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…