Events & Programs
Meet Tim Raglin, World Famous Author and Illustrator
Tim Raglin, professional author and illustrator, will present a program at the Pittsburg Public Library on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m.
The program is in association with the Children’s Literature Class at Pittsburg State University and is made possible through a grant from the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas.
Raglin will have books available for purchase and signing. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
iCraft: Holiday Bags & Tags
The iCraft program series is open to anyone in the sixth grade through adult. Continuing in December, participants will be creating gift tags and bags for holiday gift giving. The library will provide blank tags, gift bags, paper, ribbon, embellishments, stamps, inks, tassels, and more. Just bring your creativity!
iCraft will be held on Wednesday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m. The program is limited to 30 participants. Please register by calling the library.
Coffee, Cocoa, & Carols Holiday Program
Everyone is invited to attend a special holiday program hosted by the Adult Services department on Wednesday, December 11th.
Stop by anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. for coffee, cocoa, and holiday goodies.
The program will include a holiday reading by Bev Clarkson, library director, and group carol singing with Phil Carter on the piano.
The library staff will be serving plenty of homemade holiday treats, plus coffee and hot cocoa.
All of those in attendance will be eligible for a door prize. The Coffee, Cocoa & Carols Program has become a holiday tradition at the Pittsburg Public Library.
The program is free and open to all ages. Please bring the kids after story time. We look forward to celebrating the season with you!
Art in the Library
Since 2011, Art in the Library has been a successful program aimed at showcasing the talents of local artists and bringing an awareness of art and culture to the community.
The current selection of artwork on display includes paintings, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, and photographs.
Featured artists are Kim Allison, Todd Allison, Nancy Arthurs, John Becker, Belinda Brumfield, Carol Hammerbacher, Cynthia Ivey, Sharon Keller, Mick Lindsay, Clela Morey, Don Morey, Jeanette Morey, Mary Roberts, Steve Seybold, Richard Shaw, Frank Smardo, Gregory Smardo, and Paul Smith. Artwork is displayed throughout the library.
The art committee will be accepting submissions again in February 2014 for the next display period. Paintings, photographs, or any original artwork, including indoor and outdoor sculpture, will be considered.
The Pittsburg Public Library has teamed up with a local Scrabble Club to offer twice-monthly scrabble games at the library. The club will meet on Saturday, December 7th and Saturday, December 21st at 1:00 p.m. Beginners and seasoned players are welcome to attend this free program.
PPL programs are made possible through the support
of the Friends of the Pittsburg Public Library.