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College Financial Aid Night

Discover the ins and outs of how to pay for college at our annual College Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m. A representative from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will discuss a variety of methods to finance a college education, as well as look at alternatives to the traditional…

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Annual Animal Fair

Celebrate our animal friends at the library on Saturday, September 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.! Check out and/or adopt a new pet friend, learn about animal care and all things pet related. We’ll be visited by local shelters, vets, trainers, stores, and more. There will be prizes and giveaways for you and the…

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Veterans Speak Out

According to a recent Pew Research Center poll at https://tinyurl.com/y2ngvok5, two-thirds of our nation’s veterans think the wars fought since September 11, 2001 weren’t worth the cost of fighting them. The Veterans Breakfast Club will convene a panel of young post-9/11 veterans to share their thoughts, pro and con. REGISTER at https://tinyurl.com/vbc-panel to attend this…

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The Great Halloween Costume Swap Returns!

The library is bringing back the Great Halloween Costume Swap on Saturday, October 5. Instead of purchasing new costumes each year, the library staff aims to encourage the community to swap their slightly used costumes to save resources, packaging, transportation costs, and money. Persons interested in participating can drop off gently-used costumes for children, teens…

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Library hosts nationally recognized genealogist

Are you one of the more than 26 million people who have taken an at-home DNA test? Do you need help understanding the results or are you wondering if you will discover unexpected information about your family by taking a test? Learn more about DNA testing and the implications involved from a nationally recognized genealogist…

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A Novel November with Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s 3rd annual Novel November on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the event will go on sale on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 12 noon online at https://www.showclix.com/event/anna-quindlen. A limited of number of tickets will be available to purchase at the…

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Still Family Storytime

The library is once again partnering with The Still Remembered Project and WQED to offer a memorable storytime for children and families who have experienced loss. The program will offer encouraging and uplifting stories and activities to help children understand loss and grief. We will be joined by Clifford the Big Red Dog for lots of hugs and photos….

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Read Local/Eat Local Returns!

The Peters Township Public Library will host 25 local authors at its 2nd annual Read Local/Eat Local event on Saturday, June 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The library is encouraging the community to read books by Pennsylvania authors that represent all genres for all age groups. No registration required to attend. Authors at…

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Hitler’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals

Learn more about Hitler’s campaign to destroy the Austrian Royal family when Peters Township Public Library will host Professor James Longo to discuss his book Hitler and the Habsburgs: The Fuhrer’s Vendetta Against the Austrian Royals on Thursday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. Register to attend this free program by calling 724.941.9430 #1. A reception…

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Summer Hours for 2019

The Peters Township Public Library will be closed on Sundays beginning May 5 through and including September 1, 2019. Library hours during the rest of the week are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit the library’s…

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Photodocumentation of Chernobyl Site

Michael Haritan, a Peters Township resident and professional photographer, went to the Ukraine in 2016 and 2018 to produce a photodocumentation of the abandoned city of Pripyat and the last remaining persons living in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – the scene of the nuclear disaster in 1986. Haritan will share his story and photos at…

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Explore Your Backyard Wilderness

Escape the snow and cold at the Peters Township Public Library by visiting a free Backyard Wilderness display during library hours now through mid-April. The family-friendly, interactive exhibit features: a scavenger hunt for 15 hidden plants and animals “telescopes” that provide more information about the creatures they are pointing at tips on how to become…

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