Best Books of 2023

Best Books of 2023

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Every publication and/or news outlet is putting out their “Best of” and “Top Ten” lists, whether they be movies, albums, TV shows, podcasts, and—the only one I care about—books. Some years it’s very difficult...
Changes to hoopla

Changes to hoopla

Library announces changes to Hoopla digital service effective January 1, 2024 Why the change to Hoopla? Although it is free for patrons to use, the Pittsburg Public Library pays a fee for every item a patron checks out through Hoopla. Each time a patron borrows a...
PPL Adjusts Service Hours

PPL Adjusts Service Hours

Beginning January 2, 2024, the Pittsburg Public Library will close at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Previously, the Library was open until 8:00 p.m. All other operating hours will remain the same. On Monday evenings, the Library will be open...
Silver Bells

Silver Bells

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian The year was December 1962 (or maybe ’63). Any trip to the library was exciting but this one was special because we went in an evening. My mother drove Elaine and me down Broadway so we could ooh and aah at...
Device Advice by Appointment

Device Advice by Appointment

Pittsburg Public Library is offering Device Advice appointments. Bring your smart phone, tablet, or laptop—and your questions. These 15 to 30 minute sessions are designed to help familiarize patrons with common devices, Internet functions, and answer...
O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree

From the Stacks By Carol Ann Robb, PPL Reference Librarian Full Disclosure: I’m not feeling the Christmas vibe this year. I can’t name one, or even two, specific reasons but it sure doesn’t feel like Christmas is just a couple of weeks away. Until I walk inside the...