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  • Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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    Summer Reading Program

    Wrap Party

    for Kids and Teens

    Doors at 5:45 p.m. Party at 6:00 p.m.

    Memorial Auditorium Lower Level

    4

    Knitting Circle 9:30 to

    11:30 a.m.

    Scrabble Club 1:00 p.m.

    5

    Library Hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

    6

    Friends of the Library Board Meeting

    5:30 p.m.

    7

    Adult Tech Class: Social Media

    6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    8

    Alzheimers Association Remote

    Learning Series 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

    PPL Board of Trustees

    Meeting 6:00 p.m.

    9

    Adult Tech Class: Social Media

    10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    10 11

    Library Hours 9:00 a.m.

    to 5:00 p.m.

    12

    Library Hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

    13

    Library Hours 9:00 a.m.

    to 8:00 p.m.

    14

    Adult Tech Class: Smartphones

    & Tablets 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    15 16

    Adult Tech Class: Smartphones

    & Tablets 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    17 18

    Scrabble Club 1:00 p.m.

    19

    Library Hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

    20 21

    Adult Tech Class: Cricut Cutting

    Machine 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    Third Tuesday

    Book Discussion 6:30 p.m.

    22

    iCraft: Yarn Tree Open House

    4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    23

    Adult Tech Class: Cricut Cutting

    Machine 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    24

    Come see us at the Pittsburg Artwalk!

    Make a free bookmark!

    5:00 p.m.

    Downtown Pittsburg

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    Library Hours 9:00 a.m.

    to 5:00 p.m.

    26

    Library Hours 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

    27 28

    Adult Tech Class: Microsoft Office 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    29

    XM Book Discussion

    6:30 p.m.

    30

    Adult Tech Class: Microsoft Office

    10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

    31

    Preview Book Sale for Friends Members

    5:30 p.m.

    Do you Tweet ?

    Follow PPL on Twitter!

    Like PPL on Facebook

    Friends of the Library

    Book Sale Saturday, Sept. 1st

    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Open to the Public

    Preview Book Sale for Friends Members Only!

    Friday, August 31st 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

    Pittsburg Public Library 620-231-8110 PPLonline.org Pittsburg, KS 66762 308 N. Walnut

    Friends of the Library

    Book Sale Saturday, Sept. 1st

    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Open to the Public The Pittsburg Public Library is closed over Labor Day Weekend ~ Dont miss the Book Sale!

  • 308 N. Walnut

    Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

    620-231-8110 Sunday

    1 to 5 p.m. Friday Saturday

    9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Monday Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. PPL Hours

    Saturday, September 1st

    9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Story Time at the Library

    After a short break, story time will start again on Tuesday, September 4th.

    Please like us on

    Facebook for information about

    library programs!

    Facebook.com/pplonline

    Summer Reading Wrap Party For Kids, Young Adults, & Family

    Youve done all the worknow lets celebrate! The Libraries RockSummer Reading Program for kids and young adults will conclude with a party on Friday, August 3rd at Memorial Auditorium, lower level (5th & Pine Street, enter off of 5th street).

    Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and the party starts at 6:00 p.m. Ice cream, brownies, and drinks will be served. Every child and teen who attends will receive a free book.

    The event is free and open to reading program participants and families. You can stop by the library to RSVP, call 230-5556, or let us know on Facebook.

    Alzheimers Association Remote Learning Series

    The Pittsburg Public Library is collaborating with the Alzheimers Association to host a Remote Learning Series at the library. This free webinar series is open to the public.

    Effective Communication Strategies will be held on Wednesday, August 8th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the second floor tech lab. The Remote Learning Series brings education to the community and provides the opportunity to attend a session close to home. The public is invited to this monthly program to learn about memory disorders and the challenges associated with managing them.

    Those wishing additional information may call the Alzheimers Association at 1-800-273-3900. Registration is not required for this free webinar.

    Third Tuesday Book Discussion

    The Third Tuesday Book Discussion will be held on Tuesday, August 21st at 6:30 p.m. This months selection is The Dry by Jane Harper. Copies of the book are available for purchase or check out at the library.

    iCraft: Yarn Tree

    iCraft is back! Join us for an iCraft Open House on Wednesday, August 22nd. Stop by anytime between 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

    This month, participants can create their own yarn tree. Well provide the supplies for you to put your creativity to work. Yarn trees can be a sculpture on their own, or be used to hold jewelry or photos.

    The iCraft program series is open to anyone in the sixth grade through adult. Join us every month for a new project!

    XM Book Club

    The XM Book Discussion will be held on Wednesday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m. This months selection is All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood.

    Copies of the book are available for checkout or purchase. New participants are always welcome!

    Adult Tech Classes

    Thank you to those who attended our tech classes last month. Join us again on Tuesday evenings or Thursday mornings for a variety of tech related topics.

    Classes are listed on the Calendar of Events or pick up a Tech Class bookmark at the library. No sign up is required for these free classes. Everyone is welcome!

    The Annual Friends of the Pittsburg Public Library Book Sale will be held on Saturday, September 1st from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    The sale, which is open to the public, is held in conjunction with the Little Balkans Days Celebration.

    The book sale includes books in several categories including mystery, fiction, romance, science fiction, horror, military, humor, pets and animals, hobby, how-to, travel, cookbooks, biographies, literature, vintage and more.

    There is also a great selection of books for children and young adults. Dont miss our specials, featuring a variety of interesting and eclectic items! Most paperbacks sell for 50 cents and hardbacks for $1.

    Proceeds from the book sale benefit the Friends of the Pittsburg Public Library, an organization that purchases library materials, and sponsors programs and special events throughout the year and the reading programs for all ages.

    The sale is held on the first floor of the library, which is otherwise closed for Labor Day weekend.

    Preview Book Sale

    Membership has its privileges. Friends members get a chance to shop early on Friday, August 31st from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at the Friends of the Library Preview Sale. Beat the crowd and shop early.

    Purchase or renew a membership, for as little as $5, and shop, shop, shop. We always need more friends!

    How You Can Help

    Donate: Donations of books and other material in good condition are now being accepted at the library. Clean out your bookshelves and help make our sale a success!

    Drop off your books any time during library hours. Friends members will be on hand during the week before the sale for anyone who needs help or has questions about donations.

    After the sale, supply will be especially low for the ongoing sale in the 2nd floor reading room. Dont forget that we gladly accept your book donations, any time of year!

    Volunteer: It takes a lot of help to make our sale successful. Please let the Friends know if you are available to help before, during, or after the sale by calling the library at 620-231-8110.

    Thank you to the City of Pittsburg and the Pittsburg Parks and Recreation

    Department for providing swim passes and mini-golf passes. You rock!

    11,372 people of all ages participated in the 2018 Reading Program!

    67 puppets entertained the masses!

    1,239 kids and teens signed up for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program.

    The Pittsburg Public Library held 117 programs in June and July.

    Check out these impressive numbers

    Our Friends are rock stars! Thank you to the Friends of the PPL for

    underwriting the Pittsburg Public Librarys summer reading programs!

    73 adults participated in the 2018 Reading Program.

    Adults read over 560 books!

    Everyone who turned in a reading log received a $5 gift card to a local business.

    Lisa Dunn, grand prize drawing winner, received a Kindle Fire HD.

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