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UPDATE: Welcome Back

Last week, the Frank Sarris Public Library suspended operations after it came to our attention that a staff member had tested for positive for COVID-19. We immediately enacted quarantine procedures and temporarily shut down our building. No other staff member to date has shown COVID-19 symptoms. Starting Wednesday, February 17, the Frank Sarris Public Library will resume our curbside service during the following hours of operation: Monday-Thursday: 10am – 7pm Friday & Saturday: 12pm – 4pm If you have items…

Returning to Curbside Service

As cases of COVID-19 infections rise across the state of Pennsylvania, Frank Sarris Public Library has made the decision that, starting Monday, November 30th, we are returning to curbside only service. This change will remain in effect until further notice. We want to provide the best service possible while keeping our community and staff safe. Although patrons will not be allowed in the building, we are still in operation. Our new hours of operation are: Monday-Thursday: 10am – 7pm Friday-Saturday:…

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.…

WCCF Gives Day

Your Gift is Worth More on WCCF Gives Day – September 10, 2020 Read on to see how easy it is to support the Frank Sarris Public Library…. WCCF Gives returns on September 10.  WCCF Gives is Washington County’s official community-wide day of giving.  Between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, all gifts made to the Frank Sarris Public Library via www.wccfgives.org and all designated WCCF Gives check contributions received by 8 p.m. on that day will be increased by a percentage of the Washington…

Expanded Public Service Hours

The Frank Sarris Public Library is pleased to announce we are expanding the service hours we are open to the public… with a few temporary changes to adhere with safety guidelines set out by the CDC and the State of Pennsylvania. Starting Monday, August 10, our new public service hours are Monday through Thursday – 10 am to 7 pm, Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm. During these public service hours, we are open for browsing, limited computer use,…

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…

Support FSPL Through AmazonSmile

Support the Frank Sarris Public Library while shopping on one of the Internet’s most popular sites. Its easy with AmazonSmile! First, log in to smile.amazon.com. Next, select “Frank Sarris Public Library” as your designated charitable organization. Then, shop! For every eligible purchase made at AmazonSmile, FSPL will receive a donation. Existing Amazon customers can use the same account for AmazonSmile. For those already using AmazonSmile to donate funds to the library, we’ve updated our organization name from “Canonsburg, Cecil, North…

And the winners are….

On Saturday, November 9, forty participants, from seven lively teams, joined library staff and Teen Advisory Board members for our Trivia Night of the Round Tables event.  Teams included The Cavaliers, The Knights That Go Huh?, Lost in Triviality, Pasta e Fagioli, Quizzards of Ahs, Red Hot Trivia Peppers and Too Many Baughmans.  We welcomed back old friends and made some new ones.  Teams competed for a $100 first prize and enjoyed Sarris candy bars as their door prize. Twelve…