Young Adult Programs @ the Library
For anyone in 6th through 12th grades
MovieMakers for Young Adults
Young adults in sixth through twelfth grade are invited to participate in MovieMakers at the library. The group will meet from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4th.
Teens can participate in all aspects of movie production including acting, directing, writing, set design, costumes, make-up, digital editing, and more. New participants are always welcome.
iCraft Program: Autumn Paper Wreath
Celebrate autumn with iCraft! Participants will create fall-themed paper wreaths from recycled books at this month’s iCraft program.
Join us for two sessions on Wednesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 18th, 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, treats, and music to keep you going.
iCraft programs are open to anyone in sixth grade through adult and limited to 30 participants. Please click here to register or call the library at (620) 231-8110. Happy Crafting!
LEGO BuilderSpace Program
The LEGO BuilderSpace will be held on Thursday, November 12th 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 click here to register for the LEGO BuilderSpace or call the library at (620) 231-8110. Registration is not required, but is appreciated.
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.
Unmask Reading Program for Young Adults
Summer Reading Recap
It’s been another busy and exciting summer at the Pittsburg Public Library with programs for kids and young adults. Check out these impressive numbers:
967 kids participated in the Every Hero Has A Story Reading Program.
164 young adults participated in the Unmask Reading Program.
20,094 books were checked out for the reading program. (That’s 335 books each day—just for kids and young adults).
1,110 people attended sixteen programs for kids ages seven to eleven.
Kids earned 1,545 free swim passes to the Pittsburg Aquatic Center.
Kids earned 487 free mini-golf passes to Four Oaks Golf Course.
Swim and golf passes are courtesy of the City of Pittsburg and the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department—thank you!
5,747 kids (of all ages) attended a program at the library this summer.
Congratulations to Elaina Coleman and Donald Wiley
These two cool kids are the winners of the Grand Prize drawings for the Young Adult Summer Reading Program—Unmask. They each received a $100 Wal-Mart Gift Card.
Thank you to everyone who participated!
Special Thanks to everyone who helped create our YA Zombie Movie
It Came From The Library!
Young adults were responsible for writing the script, make-up, costumes, filming, and video editing. Because it was so good, we ended up with several versions.
Click the links below to check it out...if you dare!
It Came From The Library (full color)
It Came From The Library (silent film version)
It Came From The Library (sepia)