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Fine Amnesty Week

With their 60th birthday around the corner, the Peters Township Public Library would like to extend its gratitude for 60 years of community support by offering a “Fine Amnesty Week” for its members. Explains Library Director Myra R. Oleynik, “We have cardholders that we haven’t seen in a while either due to outstanding fines or…

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Save the Date 60 years

PT Library celebrates 60 years!

In 1957 the USSR launched Sputnik, “American Bandstand” made its television debut, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss was published, and Peters Township opened a library. Sixty years later, the Peters Township Public Library is having an Open House on Sunday, October 22 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. to mark this milestone…

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Pa Forward Star Program Gold Level

PT Library Achieves Gold Star Status

If you have been following the library’s progress in the PA Forward Star Library Program, we are happy to report that your library reached the Gold Star level in May 2017. PA Forward works through five key literacies – Basic, Information, Civic & Social, Health, and Financial – to help all residents in enhancing their…

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Enjoy Coupon Books are in!

Jam-packed with discounts & a NEW FREE mobile app from Save Around, the 2018 ENJOY Coupon Book is now available at the Circulation Desk for purchase during library hours. Pick up your book for $30 cash/check/credit card. All proceeds will benefit the library. Thank you for participating in the 2018 ENJOY Coupon Book sale. The…

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Author Yaa Gyasi

PT Library Foundation hosts Yaa Gyasi

The Peters Township Library Foundation will welcome the author of Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi, on Thursday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale through the library web site or at the Circulation Desk. Ticket prices are $10 for Students and $15 for Adults. A limited number of VIP tickets will be sold for $60…

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Come join our team!

Peters Township is seeking an individual for the position of Circulation Desk Clerk at the Peters Township Public Library. This is a part time position with evening hours and weekends required. Duties include checking books in and out, shelving library materials, data inputting, telephone answering, and other clerical work. The individual will have a high school…

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Meet Libby!

Did you know that Peters Township Public Library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks available that you can borrow for free using your WAGGIN library card and your mobile device? Meet Libby! This new mobile app helps make reading fun. It’s a friendly guide to find libraries near you, remember your library card number and…

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What’s Your Story?

Are you a former/current Peters Township Public Library patron, volunteer, staff member, or board member with a fond memory to share? Perhaps it was sitting with your children at storytime in the ‘70s, helping with a special fundraiser over the past six decades, or discovering a book by a new author on our shelves at…

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8th Annual Local Foods Potluck Dinner

Celebrate the season’s bounty at Peters Township Public Library’s 8th Annual Local Foods Potluck Dinner on Friday, August 11 at 6:00 p.m. For this year’s free event, the library’s GO Green Club is partnering with Farm to Table Western PA, whose goal is to bridge the gap between consumers and local food producers. Attendees are…

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The Middle East: Understanding the Region & its Key Players

The Peters Township Public Library in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will welcome Ross Harrison to discuss the ever changing landscape of the Middle East on Wednesday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m. Since our world realities often shift from hour to hour and day to day, Harrison will provide us with various lenses…

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World War I Commemorative Events Planned

Peters Township Public Library, in partnership with the VFW Memorial Park Post 764 and the Veterans Breakfast Club, will mark the 100th anniversary of the American entry into World War I with an evening full of activities. Register to attend online or call 724.941.9430 #1. A commemorative kick-off event is planned for Thursday, August 3…

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Summer Reading Kick-off Party!

Beat that summer slide! Children who read over the summer months perform better on reading achievement tests than those who do not keep up their reading skills while out of school. Sign the kiddos up at our Summer Reading Kick-off Party on Saturday, June 10 between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. at the library. We are…

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