Parking: The Frank Sarris Public Library is located at 35 North Jefferson Ave. Our entrance and parking lot is behind the library and can be accessed from Murdock Street.
We are open for in-person services, but remember:
- The Return Items drop box has been moved. It is now located on Murdock Street.
- Customers can browse our collections for adults, children and young adults on the first floor. Customers can also use our computers as well as copy and fax documents. Please visit our website for our prices for services such as printing and faxing.
- Computers and study rooms are first come, first served. Computers are limited to one hour per customer. Study rooms are limited to two hours per client and occupancy is currently one person/room. We ask all customers to be considerate of others when using a computer or study room.
Late Summer Blast: Join us in the Outdoor Learning Garden as we celebrate the end of our 2022 Summer Reading Program with games and activities! August 13, 1-3 p.m.
Frank Sarris Public Library Upcoming Programs
FSPL Book Club: The August book will be “Golden Girl” by Elin Hilderbrand. The September book will be “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II” by Denise Kiernan. Pick up a copy at the loan office. Athena Sarris programming room on the first floor, August 10 and September 14 at 1 p.m.
Wire & Yammer: Welcome fiber artists! Looking to get out there and sew with others? Bring your work in progress to the Frank Sarris Public Library to knit, crochet, embroider or sew with other fiber friends. Are you new to the art of fiber, but still want to register? A limited amount of yarn and needles will be available for learning to knit. This program is free and no registration is required. Wednesdays, August 3 and 24 and September 7 and 21, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Programming for children
To note: Our children’s programming will resume the week of September 12. For more information, see our online events calendar at franksarrislibrary.org.
Lego-Club: Are you a Lego fan? Want to show off your building skills? Come to the library and join other builders! Legos will be provided for use during Lego Club. Completed pieces can even be chosen for display in the library! No registration necessary. Sponsored by the FSPL Teen Advisory Council. 6 years and over. Mondays August 8 and 22 and September 19 and 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Reading with a therapy dog: Do you have a reluctant reader? A kid with a penchant for puppies? Come to the library once a month for the opportunity to read to a therapy dog. This program is a great motivator for reluctant readers and a treat for those who love dogs. Our therapy dog was trained by Therapy Dogs International and looks forward to all the stories clients will read to him this summer. Tuesday August 9, from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Sept. 12 and 27, 5 p.m.-6.30 p.m.
Programming for teenagers
Teen Advisory Council: The TAB meets monthly to plan, organize and lead activities that will engage and benefit community members. Students in grades 7 to 12 are invited to join this group of volunteers. Questions regarding TAB can be directed to Dana Bell at [email protected] August 8 and September 12, 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Hoopla is a one-stop-shop for your digital media streaming needs. The collections included in this platform are comics, music, TV series, movies, audiobooks and e-books in all genres and age groups. All checked items return automatically, so there are never any late fees. Ask our loan office staff or locate Hoopla under “Resources” at franksarrislibrary.org.
Community classes taught by real teachers are available in subjects such as English, Cake Decorating, Meditation, Dog Training, Bullying, Homeschooling, Quickbooks, Using a iPad, parenthood and more! Over 500 online courses are available 24/7. You can access these free continuing education courses anywhere and anytime with a Wi-Fi connection. New users are asked to enter their library barcode number to get started. When entering your Frank Sarris Public Library barcode number, please put “FSPL” in front of your library barcode number (ex. FSPL############### ).
Libby eBooks and now magazines!
Use your computer, iPad, Kindle, Nook or tablet to borrow free – anytime, anywhere – eBooks, audiobooks, magazines and more using Libby and your Frank Sarris public library card. The library is at your fingertips – available 24/7!