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Lincoln: The Careworn, Gentle Face of Wartime Violence

Dr. Elaine Frantz Parsons visits the library on Thursday, September 22 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. for her presentation Abraham Lincoln: The Careworn, Gentle Face of Wartime Violence. Political cartoons, like other popular media, often focused on the person of Abraham Lincoln as a way to think about the inconceivable violence of the Civil War. Depicted as…

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An Evening with Abraham Lincoln

On Thursday, September 8 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. the library will host An Evening with Abraham Lincoln. Impressionist Richard Miller will share stories and anecdotes from Lincoln’s presidency and early years. Questions are encouraged to enhance the interaction with the audience. Miller is a member of the Association of Lincoln presenters and portrays Lincoln several times…

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Emanicpation cartoon

Looking at Lincoln Exhibit

Beginning Tuesday, August 30 through Tuesday, September 27, the library was chosen by Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to host the exhibit Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the Civil War Era. This national traveling exhibition explores the Civil War and issues of slavery through political cartoons depicting Abraham Lincoln and his policies. These…

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Community Blood Drive Aug 24

The need for blood products in our region is critical, especially with Labor Day approaching.  The Central Blood Bank will be conducting a Blood Drive at the library on Wednesday, August 24 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.  All participating donors will receive an “I Bleed Black and Gold” Steelers t-shirt. Appointments can be made…

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It’s A Hockey Night in Pittsburgh

At the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Penguin’s Stanley Cup Victory Parade last month, Coach Mike Sullivan declared to over 375, 000 spectators at the celebration that Pittsburgh “….is one crazy hockey town.” But how much do we really know about the history of the sport in our area? Over 60 of our guests learned a…

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reassessment 8.1.16

Your Property Reassessment

Over 700 persons filled the Peters Township High School for Your Property Reassessment: What Does It Mean? on Monday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m. Library staff organized the event to help residents understand the recent property reassessment that was conducted in Washington County. Guest speakers for this event included Commissioner Harlan G. Shober, Jr., County…

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This Week @ PTPL July 11-16

This week’s big event is a Sports and Fitness Magic Show with Gregory Bracco on Saturday, July 16 from 2-3 pm. The whole family is invited! Register online or call 724.941.9430 to let us know you will be coming!

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Sports Magic Show

Come see a magic show like no other! On Saturday, July 16 from 2-3 pm at the library, Gregory Bracco will dazzle us with his performance. He has created a special show for all ages to tie in with our “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” Summer Reading theme that will feature sports trivia, Olympic events,…

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FREE Resume Help

A recent article at the Money and Career CheatSheet web site details the 6 skills that might cost you your dream job if they are not included on your resume: Social skills Problem solving Communication Technical proficiency Organization Prioritization To help you make sure you’ve got all these point covered AND put together an amazing cover letter,…

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This Week @ PTPL July 5-9

Get a glimpse of what we have in store for you this week! For more details about the programs listed in this slide show, visit the Events Calendar page on this web site.

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The 3 R’s Book Club

Attention Teachers! School is out, but reading is IN! Are you looking for exciting titles to share with your students next year? Then this book club is for you! Teachers of all grade levels and homeschool educators are invited to join Dr. Nancy Hobbs and Myra R. Oleynik to discuss and recommend new or favorite…

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Our pollinator garden!

Our pollinators have arrived!  Take a look at our pollinator garden the next time you visit the library.  The garden is located outside in the grassy area on your left before you enter our main doors. We’ve added lots of new flowering plants this year and are beginning to welcome bees, butterflies and other winged…

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