Category: Teens

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…

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!…