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Holiday Hours

The library will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. The library will close at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31. The library will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The library will be open at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2.

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Explore Your Creative Side with Creativebug!

We are now offering Peters Township Library cardholders Creativebug! CreativeBug offers arts and crafts workshops and techniques, featuring over 1000 online art and craft classes and videos. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.  Watch classes anytime, anywhere. You can start and stop projects at your own pace. Enter your library card number to…

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Tree Lighting and Holiday Party

Come to the library for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Party on Sunday, December 2 starting at 6:00 p.m. Held in partnership with the Peters Township Parks and Recreation Department, the festivities will include lighting and decorating the Township tree outside, followed by holiday caroling. Refreshments, visits with Santa, and holiday crafts for…

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Jubilee Ringers

Join us on Tuesday, December 4 in the Main Lobby from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. for a relaxing hour of beautiful holiday bell music presented by the Jubilee Ringers of Trinity United Methodist Church.

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Holiday Gift Wrapping

Come to the library and get your holiday gifts wrapped for FREE by our Teen Volunteers!  Please bring a non-perishable food item for our local food bank in exchange for the wrapping.  Limit 3 gifts per person.  We will have all the wrapping materials – just bring your gifts each in a box and with…

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Acoustic Shadows of the Blue and Gray

Music from a Civil War Christmas

The popular folk group Acoustic Shadows of the Blue and Gray will present a variety of Civil War-era music in period dress at the Peters Township Public Library on Sunday, December 9 at 1:30 p.m. To attend this free event, register online or call 724.941.9430 #1. The group will share familiar favorite songs including “Lorena,”…

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Library and WQED Celebrate Service Members and Their Families

In partnership with WQED Education, Peters Township Public Library will be hosting a family friendly event to celebrate and honor local service members and their families over Veterans Day weekend. Peters Township Public Library will host Welcome Home: Celebrating Veterans and Their Families on Saturday, November 10 from noon until 2:00 p.m. Service members and…

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Remembering television in the 60s

In May 1961, Newton N. Minow, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, called television “a vast wasteland” – but was it? Certainly, it was the time of programming like “The Monkees”, “Batman”, and “The Flying Nun.” But television also brought the nation and the world into our homes with President Kennedy’s assassination, coverage…

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Animal Fair

6th Annual Fall Animal Fair

Peters Township Public Library will hold its 6th annual Fall Animal Fair at the library on Saturday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All are welcome to this free, family-friendly event to visit with local organizations and businesses involved with pet care.  Angel Ridge and the Washington Area Humane Society will have animals…

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PT Library screens documentary about women combat veterans

Film director JulieHera DeStefano traveled to Afghanistan in 2011 to learn more about the experiences of women serving in the combat zone. As she gathered stories, one driving question led to the feature-length documentary Journey to Normal: Women of War Come Home – What happens when they come home? The Peters Township Public Library will…

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Fall Programming Delayed for Children and Teens

Due to the installation of new carpeting in the Youth Services Department, the library will delay the start of their fall programming for children by two weeks. Programs for babies through teens will begin the week of Monday, September 24 instead of Monday, September 10 as originally scheduled. The fall session will be extended by…

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PT Library first in PA to offer QPR suicide prevention training

VIEW THE LIST OF LOCAL RESOURCES SHARED DURING THIS PROGRAM. Since 1999 the suicide rate in Pennsylvania has increased more than 30 percent according to a report released this summer by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Due to the dramatic rise in suicides in Pennsylvania…

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