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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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Global Challenges and National Security

The Peters Township Public Library will welcome senior military officers from the United States Army War College for a panel discussion on Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy on Thursday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m. This program is hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and offers the community the opportunity…

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Preschool_A_Palooza 2019

Get Help Choosing a Preschool

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, January 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. While parents ask questions of representatives from area…

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2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Director’s Report PDF

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Holiday Book Sale

Looking for the perfect gift for the reader(s) in your life? Visit our Holiday Book Sale in the main lobby during library hours! You will find a variety of gently-loved books for holiday crafts, fiction, music CDs, and cookbooks to find something special for a gift – or for yourself! Our volunteers keep the shelves…

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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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