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Thinking Money Exhbit

Thinking Money traveling exhibition!

Peters Township Public Library will host Thinking Money, a new traveling exhibition designed to teach tweens, teens and the adults in their lives about money, from Saturday, April 1 through Sunday, April 30. The public is also invited to attend a variety of programs for all ages about financial topics like saving, spending and avoiding fraud….

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A Family’s Courageous Battle with Alzheimer’s

Walk into a shopping mall. A crowded theater. A sporting event. An amusement park. As your eyes scan the crowd, you are looking at someone – in fact, probably several people – whose lives are forever changed by Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. It is the only…

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Author Jackie Urbanovic coming to our library!

As part of their “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” program, the Peters Township Public Library will welcome New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Jackie Urbanovic to the library on Thursday, March 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for a night filled with reading, storytelling, laughter and lots of drawing. Register online to attend or call…

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Meet Author of “Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work”

Mention Chuck Noll’s name to just about anyone in southwestern Pennsylvania and they will say they remember him as the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers who led the team to four Super Bowl victories in a little over two decades and raised the morale of Pittsburghers to become a City of Champions. To share…

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Gale LegalForms helps with basic legal needs

Selling a house? Making a will? Signing a lease? Gale LegalForms, an online, authoritative legal resource is available to help! Peters Township Public Library patrons can access Gale LegalForms, a robust online collection of legal forms for FREE on our EResouces page with the a valid WAGGIN library card. With access to authentic “attorney forms”,…

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Preschool-A-Palooza on Saturday, March 4

Register online or call the Youth Services Desk at 724.941.9430 #3. 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, March 4 from 11:30 a.m….

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NEW Everbright Light Board

We have a new addition to the Family Activity Center! An Everbright Light Board was recently installed which was purchased through generous donations on the WCCF Day of Giving. From the Everbright web site: Everbright is an interactive light wall for all ages. Inspired by the Lite-Brite, it’s a huge grid of hundreds of adjustable color dials…

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“The Gallery” Photography Exhibit returns

The Peters Township High School Photography Classes will exhibit their work in the main lobby of the library from March 9 through 23 during library hours. “The Gallery” is a display of hundreds of student photographs from the classes and club at the high school.  An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 9 from…

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Federal and State Tax Information

The library participates with the IRS and Pennsylvania Department of Revenue to provide a limited number of Federal and State Tax forms for the convenience of the community. As soon as tax forms/publications become available, they are placed in our Tax Distribution Area located on the first floor of the library. This year, AARP Foundation…

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Solving Crimes with Forensic Science

With the help of DNA forensics, the 1979 murder of a secretary is solved 34 years later using evidence that had been stored for more than three decades.  What sounds like a plot from an episode of CSI:Crime Scene Investigation is actually a true story detailed in the book Justice Delayed: The Catherine Janet Walsh…

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New Career Development Series

The Peters Township Public Library will host a new five-part series designed to help job seekers with resume creation, interview skills and more. It’s Your Job: Career Development with Lisa Raymond will be offered on 5 consecutive Mondays, February 20, 27 and March 6, 13, and 20 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the library….

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

The library is encouraging families to participate in Take Your Child to the Library Day, an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The Youth Service Department has planned a variety of fun, free, family-friendly activities for that day from 11:30 a.m. to…

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