Events & Programs
Book Lovers Book Sale
The Friends of the Library Book Lovers Book Sale will be held on Saturday, March 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the PPL meeting room.
Hundreds of items are available including mystery, fiction, romance, science fiction, biography, humor, travel, children, and young adult books in both paperback and hardback. In addition there will be audio books, VHS, DVDs, and CDs available for sale.
This year we have a great selection of special books, some of which include John Gould’s Hummingbirds, a collection of Winnie the Pooh in foreign languages, a Pictorial History of the Second World War in six volumes, The Little House Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, and much, much more. Most items sell for fifty cents to one dollar and specialty items are priced individually.
The sale is open to the public and no membership is required.
The Friends of the Pittsburg Public Library raise money to purchase library materials and fund a variety of programs throughout the year. Support the Friends of the Library and shop for a great cause!
Kids ages 7 and up are invited to a LEGO BuilderSpace on Tuesday, March 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the library's meeting room. Parents are always welcome. If you’re interesting in attending please call the library at (620) 231-8110. Registration is appreciated but not required.
iCraft: Spring Paper Wreaths
Celebrate the arrival of Spring! Participants will create spring-themed paper wreaths from recycled books at this month’s iCraft program.
Join us for two sessions on Wednesday, March 19th and Wednesday, March 26th, both at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.
The library will provide wreath forms, paper flowers, inks, rubber stamps, embellishments, ribbon, and more for you to put your creativity to work. We’ll also have coffee, cocoa, treats, and music to keep you going.
iCraft programs are open to anyone in sixth grade through adult and limited to 30 participants. Please register for iCraft by calling the library at (620) 231-8110.
St. Patrick’s Day @ the Library
St. Patrick’s Day is Monday, March 17th and we invite you to celebrate with us at the library! Those who visit the library wearing green will be entered into a drawing for a lucky-library prize package!
If you don’t make it in to the library on Monday, then check out our Facebook page for trivia and prize giveaways throughout the day. Patrons can win books, beads, rubber duckies, and more fun prizes from the end of the rainbow. Your friends will be green with envy! Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Pittsburg Public Library!
TechSpace: Virus, Spyware, & Malware Protection
Pittsburg Public Library’s TechSpace programs provide an environment for people who want to learn more about computers and technology. This month’s program will be held on Tuesday, March 25th at 6:00 p.m.
In this class, James Swafford, PPL’s head of information technology, will discuss viruses and spyware. The program will explain the damage a virus can do to your computer and share information on protecting your computer against virus attacks.
Safe computer usage is the primary focus of this class. James will also demonstrate how to detect, identify, and clean an infection.
TechSpace is open to anyone in sixth grade through adult. If you’re interesting in attending please call the library at (620) 231-8110. Registration is appreciated but not required.
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, March 8th and Saturday, March15th 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.