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Free Adult ESL Tutoring

The Peters Township Public Library is now hosting weekly classes by the Literacy Council of Southwestern PA (LCSWPA) as they offer free adult ESL tutoring. Classes are being held on Wednesday mornings at the library. Adult learners must preregister with the LCSWPA for proper placement. To register or learn more, contact LCSWPA directly at 724.228.6188…

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Read Local Eat Local 2022

Read Local/Eat Local returns to PT Library

The Peters Township Public Library will host 22 local authors at its 3rd Read Local/Eat Local in a new format for 2022. On Saturday, August 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the public is invited to visit the library for an entirely outdoor event in the library parking lot. The library encourages the community to…

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Experience Kits Are Now Available

Thanks to our partnership with the Heinz Center Affiliates Program and other Allegheny County libraries, the Peters Township Public Library can offer FREE ADMISSION for up to four people to several museums and historical sites around Pittsburgh! Each pass has virtual access to educational information, itinerary ideas, and other fun content. Our kits this year include:  ~…

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Summer Reading is Back!

Summer is just around the corner at Peters Township Public Library, and we are excited to bring back our All Ages Summer Reading Challenges to the community. Readers from birth to adult are invited to read with us from June 4-August 12 on Beanstack through the website or the free app.  Pre-registration is now available…

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April News

  On March 14, the Peters Township Council passed a proclamation commemorating April 3-9 as National Library Week in Peters Township. The American Library Association has declared the theme for National Library Week 2022, “Connect with Your Library”. The intent of which is to promote the idea that public libraries are places to get connected…

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New library hours begin the week of April 17

Over the past six months, the library staff conducted an hourly usage study to determine when the building had the most and least number of visitors. We have been tracking this information since September 2021, when the library reopened to pre-Covid full operating hours. Based on the information gathered, a proposal was submitted to the…

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2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report PDF

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2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report PDF

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New On-Demand Streaming Service – hoopla!

The popular on-demand streaming service hoopla digital is now available for free for Peters Township Public Library cardholders. Members can access over 1,000,000 titles in various formats – audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. PT Library cardholders can stream content from any computer or mobile device by downloading the hoopla digital app for IOS…

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Senior Officers from the Army War College return

The Peters Township Public Library will welcome senior military officers from the U. S. Army War College for a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 1 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. The topic for discussion will be The Modernization of the Military while Maintaining Talent. Based on the unknown future of warfare and the rise of…

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NEW – Book Club Kits

Are you looking for your next Book Club read? PTPL now has Book Club Kits available for checkout. Each kit contains eight copies of a book and a discussion guide containing reviews, author information, and discussion questions to help facilitate your conversation. Kits are checked out for six weeks at a time and are on…

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Looking Back at 2021

As we wrap up another year at PTPL, we want to share some highlights and a few of our favorite moments of 2021.   Peters Township Public Library was closed to the public for the first two months of 2021 and offered curbside pickup of materials and virtual programs during that time. The PTPL Foundation…

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