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Events & Programs at Pittsburg Public Library

LEGO BuilderSpace Program

The LEGO BuilderSpace will be held on Tuesday, April 14th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


Kids age seven and up are invited to attend, plus parents and siblings are always welcome. We'll have tables and tables of LEGOs, plus inspiration and ideas.

Please register by calling the library at (620) 231-8110 or click here to register for Legos online.

iCraft: Masking Tape Painting

We have a fun new project planned for April’s iCraft! The library will provide paper, paints, brushes, and more for you to create your own masterpiece. Not a painter? Don’t worry...we have a template and easy directions to make your masking tape painting a success.

This project will be held in two sessions on Wednesday, April 15th and Wednesday, April 22nd, both at 6:00 p.m.

iCraft programs are limited to 30 participants. Please register by calling the library at (620) 231-8110 or click here to register for iCraft online.

Poetry Reading featuring Melissa Fite Johnson

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Pittsburg Public Library will host a poetry reading with local poet Melissa Fite Johnson on Thursday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m.

Johnson will be reading from her new book, While the Kettle’s On, published by Little Balkans Press. 

Johnson, an English teacher at Pittsburg High School, received her Master’s in English literature from Pittsburg State University.

She’s had poetry published in the I-70 Review, The Little Balkans Review, and Inscape Magazine. Johnson was also featured in a Kansas Notable Book poetry collection To the Stars Through Difficulties.

While the Kettle’s On is Johnson’s first book of poetry. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

For more information about Johnson and her book, please visit melissafitejohnson.com.

Am I Disabled?
Understanding Social Security Disability Benefits Program

Kansas Legal Services will provide a community education presentation on Wednesday, April 29th at 12:00 p.m. in the PPL meeting room. The program will focus on Social Security disability benefits for adults and children.

Participants will learn about Social Security disability benefits and what disability means. This free program is open to the public and refreshments will be served.

MovieMakers for Young Adults

Young adults in sixth through twelfth grade are invited to participate in MovieMakers at the library. The group will meet on Wednesday, April 29th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

MovieMakers allow teens to participate in all aspects of movie production. New participants are always welcome.

Scrabble Club @ the Library

The Pittsburg Public Library has teamed up with a local Scrabble Club to offer twice-monthly scrabble games at the library. Beginners and seasoned players are welcome to attend this free program.

The club will meet on Saturday, April 4th and Saturday, April 18th at 1:00 p.m.