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, March 5th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
MovieMakers allow teens to participate in all aspects of movie production. New participants are always welcome.
Pittsburg Public Library Hosts 7th Annual Art Show and Reception for Young Adults
The Pittsburg Public Library is hosting the 7th Annual Young Adult Art Show and Reception for anyone in sixth through twelfth grade.
Any original artwork in any medium may be submitted to the library during the week of March 3rd through March 9th. Artwork may be framed or unframed.
There is a limit of two entries per person and all artists will need to sign a release form upon submission of the work.
The artwork will be on public display in the PPL Meeting Room from March 10th through March 16th.
YA Art Show Reception
The library will host an Art Exhibit and Reception on Monday, March 10th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Bring your friends and family and join us for an evening of art, conversation, and fun! Refreshments will be served.
Art show winners will be announced during the reception. A panel of art professionals will award prizes in various categories. Additional prizes will include an overall Grand Prize and a People’s Choice award.
The YA Art Show is sponsored through the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas in an effort to promote an appreciation of art and support young artists in the community.
Please call the library at (620) 231-8110 for more information.
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.
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.
Special thanks to the Pritchett Trust for providing the library with a grant to fund TechSpace programs.