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The Great Halloween Costume Swap Returns!

The library is bringing back the Great Halloween Costume Swap on Saturday, October 5. Instead of purchasing new costumes each year, the library staff aims to encourage the community to swap their slightly used costumes to save resources, packaging, transportation costs, and money. Persons interested in participating can drop off gently-used costumes for children, teens…

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Library hosts nationally recognized genealogist

Are you one of the more than 26 million people who have taken an at-home DNA test? Do you need help understanding the results or are you wondering if you will discover unexpected information about your family by taking a test? Learn more about DNA testing and the implications involved from a nationally recognized genealogist…

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A Novel November with Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s 3rd annual Novel November on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the event will go on sale on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 12 noon online at https://www.showclix.com/event/anna-quindlen. A limited of number of tickets will be available to purchase at the…

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Still Family Storytime

The library is once again partnering with The Still Remembered Project and WQED to offer a memorable storytime for children and families who have experienced loss. The program will offer encouraging and uplifting stories and activities to help children understand loss and grief. We will be joined by Clifford the Big Red Dog for lots of hugs and photos….

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Read Local/Eat Local Returns!

The Peters Township Public Library will host 25 local authors at its 2nd annual Read Local/Eat Local event on Saturday, June 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The library is encouraging the community to read books by Pennsylvania authors that represent all genres for all age groups. No registration required to attend. Authors at…

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Hitler’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

Learn more about Hitler’s campaign to destroy the Austrian Royal family when Peters Township Public Library will host Professor James Longo to discuss his book Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals on Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. Register to attend this free program by calling 724.941.9430 #1. A reception…

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Summer Hours for 2019

The Peters Township Public Library will be closed on Sundays beginning May 5 through and including September 1, 2019. Library hours during the rest of the week are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit the library’s…

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Photodocumentation of Chernobyl Site

Michael Haritan, a Peters Township resident and professional photographer, went to the Ukraine in 2016 and 2018 to produce a photodocumentation of the abandoned city of Pripyat and the last remaining persons living in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – the scene of the nuclear disaster in 1986. Haritan will share his story and photos at…

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Explore Your Backyard Wilderness

Escape the snow and cold at the Peters Township Public Library by visiting a free Backyard Wilderness display during library hours now through mid-April. The family-friendly, interactive exhibit features: a scavenger hunt for 15 hidden plants and animals “telescopes” that provide more information about the creatures they are pointing at tips on how to become…

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Global Challenges and National Security

The Peters Township Public Library will welcome senior military officers from the United States Army War College for a panel discussion on Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m. This program is hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and offers the community the opportunity…

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Preschool_A_Palooza 2019

Get Help Choosing a Preschool

Finding the right preschool for your child can be an exciting yet stressful task. To help area parents gather the information they need to make the best choice, the Peters Township Public Library will offer a Preschool-A-Palooza on Saturday, January 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. While parents ask questions of representatives from area…

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Holiday Book Sale

Looking for the perfect gift for the reader(s) in your life? Visit our Holiday Book Sale in the main lobby during library hours! You will find a variety of gently-loved books for holiday crafts, fiction, music CDs, and cookbooks to find something special for a gift – or for yourself! Our volunteers keep the shelves…

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