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Remembering 9/11 – Twenty years later

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, the Peters Township Public Library will feature a program with author Tom McMillan and an education exhibition from the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Tom McMillan, author of Flight 93: The Story, the Aftermath, and the Legacy of American Courage on 9/11, will…

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Taylor Jenkins Reid featured for Novel November

UPDATED: September 23, 2021 New York Times-bestselling novelist and screenwriter Taylor Jenkins Reid will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s Novel November. The literary event will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the Peters Township High School Auditorium at 121 Rolling Hills Drive in McMurray. This…

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Update for June 1, 2021 Library Operations

From Peters Township Public Library Director Lacey Love: As you are aware, Governor Wolf, in coordination with the COVID-19 Vaccine Joint Task Force, announced that mitigation orders except masking will be lifted on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. In line with these new orders, I wanted to give you an update on our library operations….

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Access The Wall Street Journal anytime, anywhere!

We are happy to announce that the Peters Township Public Library is able to provide PT Library cardholders with digital access to The Wall Street Journal from anywhere! The Wall Street Journal is one of the largest newspapers in the United States, providing coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around…

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Auto Renewals

Auto renewals for eligible items

The WAGGIN Network would like to save you time and to help you avoid overdue fines. Beginning Monday, May 3, 2021, we will automatically renew your eligible items two days before the due date. Our policy is two renewals for books and one renewal for DVDs if no one has placed the item on hold….

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Expanding Services April 26

Computers and Study Rooms open to the public

The Peters Township Public Library is expanding our services for the community beginning Monday, April 26, 2021. Masks will still be required for everyone over age 2 in the building. All areas in the library are open for browsing for books. You may check out materials inside the library at the main desk on the…

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Spring Into Reading with Beanstack

An exciting change is coming to our library! Our reading challenges will be hosted through Beanstack by ZooBean. Beanstack is an online program and app designed for public libraries to host reading challenges year-round. Through Beanstack, our library will offer reading challenges that will allow you to track your reading and complete activities to earn…

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Citizen Science Month

April is Citizen Science Month

April is Citizen Science Month! Peters Township Public Library is participating in a special citizen science project that is viewing clouds from above and below. Help NASA by observing clouds and logging your observations using a free and easy-to-use app on a smartphone or tablet – photograph clouds, record sky observations, and compare them with…

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Revisit the Past with Resources from PT Library

Peters Township Public Library is in the process of formalizing the library’s local history resources into the Peters Township Public Library Historical Archives (PTPL Historical Archives). Through funding from The Peters Township Library Foundation, Carolyn Friedrich, Consulting Archivist, is leading the work to preserve and increase access to these historical materials assisted by Margaret Deitzer,…

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Library reopens Monday, March 1, 2021

The library will reopen March 1, 2021 for limited in-person services

The Peters Township Public Library is reopening for limited in-person services at this time. Masks are required for everyone over age 2 in the building. All areas in the library are open for browsing for books. You may check out materials inside the library at the main desk on the 1st floor. There are no…

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U.S. Army War College Officers return for 15th consecutive year

The Peters Township Public Library will welcome senior military officers from the U. S. Army War College for a panel discussion on National Security and Challenges from China on Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. online via Zoom. This program offers the community the opportunity to hear from officers who will address national security issues…

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Change in library services effective Monday, Nov. 30

Dear PT Library Community, Based on the Pennsylvania Department of Health recent stay at home advisory, we are taking the following actions to protect our community until further notice: The library building will be open to the public on Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 and Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00…

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