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New Service – Book-a-Librarian!

Would you like a personal introduction to the electronic resources available to you at the Peters Township Public Library? Do you need more in-depth help than you can get when you just walk into the library? Try our new Book-a-Librarian service! You can schedule a personalized, one-on-one lesson tailored to meet your specific information need. To register…

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Hamilton Exhibition

Alexander Hamilton: Immigrant, Patriot, Visionary

A National Traveling Exhibition from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, made possible by the Rockefeller Foundation, is coming to your library! Visit this exhibition during library hours from Friday, June 15 through Saturday, July 7. The library is closed on Sundays, June 17 and 24; Sundays, July 1 and 8; and Wednesday, July…

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Library prepares for Read Local/Eat Local event

Peters Township Public Library will gather over 20 local authors to shine and share their talents at a new event called Read Local/Eat Local on Saturday, June 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The library is encouraging the community to read books by authors from the southwestern Pennsylvania area that represent all genres for…

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With Kanopy, PT Library patrons will have access to 30,000+ films for free

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free by registered users of the Peters Township Public Library. PTPL cardholders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting https://ptlibrary.kanopy.com/. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app…

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Hamilton the focus of a talk and exhibit in June

The Peters Township Public Library will welcome Denver Brunsman to present Hamilton, Washington, and the Creation of the United States on Thursday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m. Register here or call 724.941.9430 #1. As Hamilton: An American Musical makes clear, it was crucial for Alexander Hamilton to have George Washington “on his side.” Brunsman will…

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Vietnam Memories Videos

The Peters Township Library Foundation in partnership with The Peters Township Public Library has filmed and produced a selection of “Vietnam Memories” to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Tet Offensive and to delve more deeply into the experiences of local Vietnam veterans and the recollections of local residents.  Visitors are welcome to watch the…

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NLW-2018

National Library Week is April 8 -14!

The Peters Township Public Library joins libraries throughout Pennsylvania and the country in celebrating all that libraries have to offer as part of National Library Week 2018. Libraries and their credentialed staffs lead their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer. National Library Week, observed April 8-14, puts a spotlight on…

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Vietnam Veterans Discuss PBS Series “The Vietnam War”

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive and to delve more deeply into our veterans’ experiences and perspectives, the Peters Township Public Library will partner with the Veterans Breakfast Club for a unique panel discussion. On Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m., four Vietnam veterans will meet to share their thoughts about the…

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John-Henry Krueger

PT Welcomes Olympic Silver Medalist John-Henry Krueger

The Peters Township Public Library will kick-off a community-wide celebration to honor Peters Township resident John-Henry Krueger, winner of a silver medal in the 1,000-meter short track speed skating competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics. On Thursday, March 22 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the library invites all ages to hear Krueger give a brief…

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Middle East Meltdown

Former Ambassador Ryan Crocker to visit library

The Peters Township Public Library will host former Ambassador Ryan Crocker on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss Middle East Meltdown: Causes and Consequences based on his experiences as the former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Pakistan, Lebanon, and Kuwait. This program is offered in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh…

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Student Photography Exhibit coming to the library

The Peters Township High School Photography Classes will exhibit their work in the main lobby of the Peters Township Public Library from March 8 through 22 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…

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New Adulting 101 Series

Sometimes becoming an adult is not all that you thought it would be – laundry to do, bills to pay, a car to take care of, AND you have to cook your own dinner! To help you learn the skills you need to be an adult without having to call home every 10 minutes, the…

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