Parking: Frank Sarris Public Library is positioned at 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Our entrance and car parking zone are behind the library and accessible from Murdock Road.
We’re open for in-person companies however please bear in mind:
Concerning our present masks coverage: Adults, kids over the age of two and youngsters should put on a masks masking their nostril and mouth upon coming into the constructing, no matter vaccination standing. For these unable to put on a masks, curbside companies are nonetheless accessible.
Our dropbox for returned gadgets is positioned on Murdock Road.
Patrons can browse our grownup, kids and younger grownup collections on the primary ground. Patrons may also use our computer systems in addition to copy and fax paperwork. For our costs concerning companies like printing and faxing, please go to our web site.
Computer systems and school rooms are first-come, first-serve. Computer systems are restricted to 1 hour per patron. On account of social distancing necessities, the workers is briefly not capable of provide help on the computer systems. Classrooms are restricted to 2 hours per patron, and occupancy, at the moment, is one particular person/room. We ask that each one patrons please be conscious of others when utilizing both a pc or a classroom.
These adjustments will stay in impact till additional discover. Examine our web site, franksarrislibrary.org, or Fb web page for updates about adjustments in service or hours.
As a reminder, the library might be closed on Nov. 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving vacation. We’ll reopen at midday on Nov. 27. Keep wholesome and secure over the vacation!
Be part of Us for Library Day at Southpointe!
Be part of our workers every Wednesday from 4–8 p.m. at Printscape Area at Southpointe for the next actions:
Pre-Ok Discovery – Your youngster will take pleasure in songs, tales and video games. Every class is an opportunity to follow kindergarten readiness abilities akin to listening throughout tales, early literacy abilities and following instructions. Ages 4-5. 4–4:30 p.m.
Household Story Time – Households are inspired to take part on this program for tales and enjoyable. 7–7:30 p.m.
We’re creating a Lego Membership and Robotics Membership. Examine our web site, franksarrislibrary.org, or Fb web page for continued updates.
FSPL Chess Membership – “Examine” out this membership, again by in style request. Sponsored by the FSPL Teen Advisory Board, this membership meets month-to-month, each second Tuesday. All ages and expertise ranges are welcome. Register by calling the library at 724-745-1308, choice #1. Nov. 9, 5-6 p.m.
Superior Pawsome Pet Present – Do you suppose your pet is superior? Nicely, so can we! Convey your pet to the Frank Sarris Public Library and allow us to take their image. We need to share your superior pet with our social media for all to see! In a enjoyable twist, individuals can declare a title for his or her pet, akin to Cutest Pet or Most Pampered Pet. Costumes are non-compulsory. Observe the paw prints from our Murdock St. car parking zone to our lined veranda on North Jefferson Ave to have your pet’s image taken. Free Clifford guide per pet. Nov. 6, 12-2 p.m.
Trivia Evening of the Spherical Tables – Be part of us for a night of questions, prizes and enjoyable! Groups can have 4 – 6 folks. Open to teenagers, adults and households with kids ages 12+. Registration is now open. All individuals might be required to put on masks, no matter vaccination standing. Examine our web site, franksarrislibrary.org, or Fb web page for extra info. Nov. 13, 6:30-8 p.m.
Ruth A. Bershok Ebook Signing – Be part of us for an attention-grabbing, inside take a look at one native creator’s experiences within the nursing career. Ruth A. Bershok might be discussing her guide, “Proud to Put on My South Facet Cap: My Half-Century Journey by way of Nursing.” On the finish of the dialogue and Q/A, Ruth will signal and promote copies of her guide. Admission is free. Nov 20, 1-2:30 p.m.
Upcoming Frank Sarris Public Library Packages
FSPL Ebook Membership – The November guide might be “Possibly You Ought to Discuss to Somebody: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” by Lori Gottlieb. 1st Flooring-Athena Sarris Programming Room. Nov. 10, 1 p.m.
FSPL Ebook Membership – The December guide might be “In God We Belief, All Others Pay Money” by Jean Shepard. 1st Flooring-Athena Sarris Programming Room. Dec. 8, 1 p.m.
Youngsters’s Programming Monday
Bouncing Infants – Excellent for particularly younger kids. Mother and father bond with their kids over tales and songs. Ages birth-18months. Monday, 10:15 a.m.
Yoga & Tales – Stretch and be centered at this particular yoga session for teenagers (and their grownups)! We use tales and child-friendly ideas to information toddlers and up by way of a easy yoga routine. Studying yoga will help children (and grownups) construct focus and focus, study to handle stress, and develop physique consciousness. Ages 2-5. Monday, 10:15 a.m.
Wiggles & Giggles – This program focuses on motion whereas introducing new vocabulary. Youngsters additionally develop their gross motor abilities, listening abilities and social abilities throughout every session. Ages 2-5. Monday, 11 a.m.
Greater than a Story – Youngsters will take pleasure in songs, a narrative and a craft or exercise that emphasizes fundamental studying abilities. Ages 3-5. Tuesday, 10:15 a.m.
Toddler Tales – Toddlers will interact in songs, tales and actions in a enjoyable, instructional surroundings. Ages 2-3. Tuesday, 11 a.m.
Little Picassos – Encourage your kids’s creativeness and self-expression with hands-on artwork actions. Each week there’s a new make and take creation. Ages 2-5. Wednesday, 10:15 a.m.
STEM & Tales – Youngsters hearken to tales and tinker with tasks that encourage their scientific minds. Ages 3-5. Wednesday, 11 a.m.
Teen Advisory Board – The TAB meets month-to-month to plan, arrange and lead actions that may interact and profit group members. College students in grades 7 -12 are welcome to hitch this volunteer group. Questions on TAB could also be directed to Beth Kairush at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nov. 1, 6-7 p.m. at Frank Sarris Public Library.
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September & October #FSPLonline Schedule
It is a month-to-month on-line occasion. Examine our web site and Fb web page for extra info.
Mundo Mondays – A Pre-Ok storytime dedicated to exploring and celebrating the variations and similarities between folks worldwide. By sharing tales, we study to know and empathize with others no matter tradition or look.
8 p.m. It is a weekly on-line occasion.
Bedtime Tales – A digital storytime for all! Snuggle up together with your little ones as we sing songs, study lullabies and hearken to tales that target the bedtime ritual. Ages: 1-5.
On-line Assets Digital Library Card
Digital library playing cards can be found to all ages, and mother or father/guardian approval for these underneath age 18 just isn’t required at the moment. A digital library card will help you entry our digital assets akin to eBooks (OverDrive/Libby), audiobooks (OverDrive/Libby), comedian books and graphic novels (LibraryPass’ ComicsPlus), film streaming and kids’s exhibits (Kanopy) and group programs (Common Class) all from the consolation of your private home. For extra info, verify our https://www.franksarrislibrary.org/assets/” goal=”_blank”
Assets web page. There isn’t a price to register for a digital library card. Moreover, you don’t have to fret about overdue fines or misplaced gadgets as a result of the assets are accessed electronically.
Kanopy is an on-demand movie streaming service that permits FSPL cardholders free entry to start out streaming movies immediately. Movies could be streamed from any laptop, tv, cell machine or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Kanopy showcases greater than 30,000 of the world’s finest movies, together with award-winning documentaries, uncommon and hard-to-find titles, movie pageant favorites, indie and basic movies, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Field Movies, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Nice Programs, PBS and 1000’s of unbiased filmmakers. Stream as much as eight accessible films/month. To entry, create an account with Kanopy, confirm your e-mail handle after which enter your Frank Sarris Public Library card quantity
Neighborhood programs taught by actual lecturers can be found in topics akin to English, cake adorning, meditation, canine coaching, bullying, homeschooling, Quickbooks, the right way to use an iPad, parenting, and extra! Over 500 on-line programs can be found 24/7. You’ll be able to entry these free persevering with instructional programs anyplace, anytime, by way of a Wi-Fi connection. To get began, new customers are requested to enter their library barcode quantity. When coming into your Frank Sarris Public Library barcode quantity, please put “FSPL” in entrance of your library barcode quantity (ex. FSPL##############).
With LibraryPass’ ComicsPlus, you’ve got entry to greater than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga–together with in style titles like Avatar: The Final Airbender, Bee and Puppycat, Large Nate, My Little Pony, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, Stranger Issues, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and tons of extra. Titles can be found for teenagers (ages 5+) by way of adults (ages 18+). Each title is on the market 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for offline studying–no ready on holds lists, no losing information! All you want is your library card. Discover Library Go underneath Assets at franksarrislibrary.org.
Overdrive eBooks and now magazines!
Use your laptop, iPad, Kindle, Nook, or tablets to borrow at no cost – anytime, anyplace – eBooks, audiobooks, magazines and extra utilizing Overdrive and your Frank Sarris Public Library card. The library is at your fingertips – accessible 24/7! This useful resource can be accessible because the Libby app.