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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,…

FSPL 2020 Summer Reading Challenges

The Frank Sarris Public Library wants you to take one of our Summer Reading Challenges and Imagine Your Story this summer!  We have four different programs – something for every age: FSPL Pre-K – Imagine Your Story – ages 0-5 yrs. FSPL Children’s – Imagine Your Story – ages 6-11 yrs. FSPL Young Adult – Imagine Your Story – ages 12-17 yrs. FSPL Adult – Imagine Your Story – ages 18+ Families with young children can try missions that help…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…