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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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New PA Career Guide

The 25th edition of the Pennsylvania Career Guide has been released by the Department of Labor & Industry and is available online.  The information within is meant to be a helpful resource for people who are preparing either to continue their education or enter the workforce. An interest assessment and information on PA CareerLink services…

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May 2017 Director’s Report

Video highlights from April 2017 including achieving a PA Forward Silver Star, program highlights, and Volunteer Appreciation Week.

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Consumer Reports Online

Do you need product recommendations for your DIY kitchen makeover or want to read about the best and worst new & used cars? With your WAGGIN library card, you have FREE access to ConsumerReports.org and their expert, independent, nonprofit organization that  has been testing products for you since 1936! Just visit our library website, go to the eResources tab and select eResearch from…

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LWV Distributes Facts for Citizens 2017

The League of Women Voters of Washington County is distributing the newest edition of its popular free print publication, Facts for Citizens. The brochures are available in municipal offices, public libraries, and the Washington County Department of Elections. The information is also available on the League’s website at washingcountypalwv.org. For many years the League has…

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New and Notable in Non-Fiction

Mary Kipling and her crew from our Tech Services Department have added several new books to the non-fiction collection. The books are located on the 1st floor on the New Books shelves. If a book is already checked out, you can select the Place Request button in the library catalog or ask the Circulation Desk staff…

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Money for College

As part of our Thinking Money programming in April, we will be offering Money for College on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Register online or call 724.941.9430 #1. Positioning your child to be a prime candidate for scholarship money for college can start as early as 4th grade! At Money for College, Rebecca…

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Amateur Photography Contest

Your library, in cooperation with the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters, will again be hosting an amateur photography contest. Three categories will be judged; photos of people, landscape and animals. The 1st prize in each category will be $25.00; 2nd prize will be $15.00, 3rd prize will be $10.00 and Honorable Mention will receive a certificate. All…

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PT Library Book Clubs welcome new readers

How many times have you read a book you loved and wished that you had someone to talk with about the characters, the plot, and the author’s style of writing? Consider joining one of the three book clubs for adults that meet monthly at the Peters Township Public Library. Members select the books they will…

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Celebrate National Library Week Apr 9-15

Beginning April 9, the Peters Township Public Library joins libraries across Pennsylvania and libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer. April 9-15 is National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians…

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Learn how to use online resources

Need help brushing up your word processing skills for a new job? Interested in searching your family roots but don’t know where to start? The Peters Township Public Library offers free and low cost computer classes on most Tuesday evenings from 7:15 to 8:45 pm on a variety of topics. The classes are designed to…

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