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A complete and detailed list of adult scheduled programs is on this page. Read this month's brochure for a list of featured programs in all departments scheduled this month.


READING ACTIVITIES / PROGRAMS

LIBRARY BOOK CLUBS

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB FOR ADULTS

When: 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

February 18, 2015: The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown

March 18, 2015: Destiny of the Republic: a Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

April 15, 2015: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

May 20, 2015: Planning Session

June 17, 2015: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
 
The book club meets in the library's 2nd floor Reading Room.' Please call the Reference staff at 724.941.9430, ext. 3270 for information.

 


EVENING BOOK CLUB FOR ADULTS

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

February 11, 2015: The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness

March 11, 2015: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

April 8, 2015: Planning session

May 13, 2015: Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

June 10, 2015: Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

July 8, 2015: Pompeii by Robert Harris
The book club meets in the library's 2nd floor Reading Room. Please call the Reference staff at 724.941.9430, ext. 3270 for information.

 


MYSTERY BOOK CLUB FOR ADULTS

When: Last Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.

February 24, 2015: Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

March 31, 2015: After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman

April 28, 2015: The Doomsters by Ross MacDonald

May 26, 2015: Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust

June 30, 2015: Killing Orders by Sara Paretsky

July 28, 2015: The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B. Parker

August 25, 2015: Last Whisper in the Dark by Tom Piccirilli

September 29, 2015: Headline Murders by David W. Rees

October 27, 2015: Gallows View by Peter Robinson
The Mystery Book Club meets in the library's 2nd floor Reading Room. Please call Peter Stamoolis at 724.941.9430 ext. 5767 for more information.

 


PROGRAMS

FAFSA COMPLETION SESSION

When: Saturday, February 7, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - Noon
Presented by: Jayeann Harr, Higher Education Access Partner for PHEAA

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), the Peters Township Public Library will offer a free FAFSA Completion Session. This program, for college-bound seniors and their parents, offers help in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by providing an overview of each step of the form.

The deadline for submitting the FAFSA to determine eligibility for a need-based Pennsylvania State Grant is May 1 for renewal applicants or first-time applicants entering a degree program or a college transferable program. The deadline for first-time students entering programs of study at community colleges, business, trade or technical schools, and hospital schools of nursing is August 1. Families should be aware of FAFSA filing deadlines for all schools being considered and meet the earliest one. The FAFSA is used to determine if students qualify for almost all forms of need-based financial assistance, including the Pennsylvania State Grant, Federal Pell Grant, many scholarships, work-study programs, many school-based awards, and low-cost federal student loans.

Preregistration is required for this program. Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


PETERS TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY COOKING CLUB PRESENTS

AN ITALIAN AMERICAN VALENTINE'S DAY MENU


When: Saturday, February 7, 2015
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Limit: 25
Cost: $5.00 to be collected at the door prior to entry into the program
Presented by: Nicole D. Shadel, owner of Nicky D Cooks - Authentic Handcrafted Italian Biscotti and Pizzelle

PLEASE NOTE: This program has been filled. You may sign up at the circulation desk to be placed on a waiting list.

Discover how to prepare a perfect meal that screams Italian-style romance- a dinner so easy to make that you won't spend the entire the night in the kitchen, but your significant other will think that you did!

Peter's resident Nicole D. Shadel, owner of Nicky D Cooks - Authentic Handcrafted Italian Biscotti and Pizzelle, will show us how to prepare a five-cheese baked penne, a beautiful Caprese salad, and a dessert full of amore. Nicole says, "We Italians are all about love - we love our food, and we love to eat." In addition to baking, Nicky D is a food blogger for Ciao Pittsburgh online magazine and teaches Italian-American Peasant cooking classes.



A Look at National Security in 2015

A LOOK AT NATIONAL SECURITY IN 2015 -- GLOBAL ISSUES IMPACTING THE UNITED STATES

When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Panelists from the United States Army War College

Russia, China, terrorist organizations, and budgetary concerns are just a few challenges facing the U.S. military. Hear from senior military officials studying at the U.S. Army War College who will share personal views based on their own experience, research, and reflection. The panelists will address national security challenges, issues facing the military, and other public policy topics. Following the formal briefings by the individual panelists, guests will have the opportunity to engage in constructive, candid exchanges on current national security issues with the panelists. Read more about the panelists here.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.

This program is hosted by World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, Peters Township Public Library, and McMurray Veterans of Foreign Wars POST 764.

 
Ann K. Howley

YOUR LIFE, YOUR WORDS: HOW TO WRITE A MEMOIR

When: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Ann K. Howley

Writing a memoir can seem like a daunting task, but it can be fun, enlightening and fulfilling. In this interactive workshop, author Ann K. Howley will discuss salient points in the memoir writing process, including:

  • Why write a memoir?
  • Five tips on how to get started
  • Practical advice on publishing options
Using humor and a lighthearted approach, Ann will inspire you to write the story of your life! Come to learn ... and laugh!

Ann K. Howley is the author of the award-winning Confessions of a Do-Gooder Gone Bad, a humorous coming-of-age memoir published by Oak Tree Press in 2014. She is a regular contributor to Pittsburgh Parent Magazine and her essays have appeared in publications nationwide, including skirt! Magazine, Bicycle Times Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, LA Reader, Parentinghumor.com, Clever Magazine, and The Inkwell.Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.
Chinese Dragon

DRAGON DANCE WORKSHOP

When: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Presented by: John and Dorothy Tecklenburg

Join us to learn how to perform an authentic Dragon Dance! The Dragon Dance is performed at Chinese New Year (which will occur on Thursday, Feburary 19, 2015) to drive off the monster Nain. No experience is necessary to participate in the workshop and no level of physical fitness is required. Participants will learn how to be a dragon dancer and also a musician (using drums, gongs and cymbals). Costumes will also be provided.

John and Dorothy Tecklenburg spent 5 years in China and returned with a Chinese dragon as a memento. The dragon will be on display in the library's lobby during the month of February.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


SIMPLE STEPS FOR STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Members of SCORE

Join us as members of SCORE (a resource partner of the United States Small Business Administration) offer an outline of things to consider when starting a small business. Topics will include the components of business ownership and non-profits, finding financing, understanding the different types of businesses, business plan basics, the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, taking the first steps, and assessing the profitability of your business idea.

SCORE is a nonprofit association staffed with a network of active and retired business men and women volunteers who are dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow, and achieve their goals. You can read more about Pittsburgh SCORE at www.pittsburgh.score.org.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


GROWING GARDEN PLANTS FROM SEED

When: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Tina Martin, Penn State Master Gardener with 25+ years experience as a home vegetable gardener

Growing garden plants from seed can be one of the most rewarding ways to enjoy a bounty of unique and delicious vegetables carefully nurtured from start to finish! Tina Martin will share tips and techniques based on her years of experience growing almost all of her vegetable, herb and flower plants from seed. She will discuss good sources for seed purchase, how to get seeds started, conditions for growing healthy seedlings, the hardening off process, and storing your own seeds. Just in time for spring planting!

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


Pysanky Eggs

PYSANKY EGG DISPLAY AND DEMONSTRATION

When: Monday, March 30, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: Michael Yanchak

Join us for a delightful journey into the world of Pysanky Eggs. Michael Yanchak will display a variety of Pysanky Eggs, discuss the history and significance of the eggs, and offer a brief demonstration of decorating techniques. A display of Pysanky Eggs will also be available prior to the program in the glass case located in the Keenage Korner.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


Tufted Titmouse

SECRETS OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Facilitator: Doris Dumrauf
 

Join award-winning nature photographer Doris Dumrauf for an introduction to nature photography. Learn how to improve your skills by developing an eye for subjects, focusing attention on them, and studying their environment.

Mrs. Dumrauf is a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography and specializes in bird, wildlife, and nature photos. Her image of an airborne Tufted Titmouse has won three awards from national magazines.

She is a regular contributor to Pennsylvania Magazine. Her photo features have also been published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania Pursuits, Country Discoveries, Atlantic Flyer, and Voegel Magazin. Doris finds many of her subjects in her own backyard, a “Certified Wildlife Habitat” by the National Wildlife Federation.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


PHOTO AND MEMORABILIA ORGANIZING

When: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Presented by: Jill Yesko, Certified Personal Photo Organizer, Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Discover Organizing

Join us as Jill Yesko provides information on the best tools for collecting, organizing and preserving photos, documents, videos and other memorabilia, with a special focus on how to organize printed and digital photos so that they are easily accessible.

Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430.


ART/CRAFT PROGRAMS

BEADING CLUB

When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Ages: 12 and up
Facilitator: Karen Krohner

Come one, come all, come bead! Bring your UFO's (unfinished beaded "objects"), or begin a new project. Sit and bead in the company of other bead fanatics. Help is available, if needed. Facilitated by Karen Krohner of Beads 2 Wear. You may register for this program online or at the library's circulation desk. To register online, please select the date(s) you plan on attending from the following list:

February 18, 2015 - register online here
March 18, 2015 - register online here
April 15, 2015 - register online here
May 20, 2015 - register online here
June 17, 2015 - register online here
July 15, 2015 - register online here
No meeting in August
September 16, 2015 - register online here
October 21, 2015 - register online here
November 18, 2015 - register online here
December 16, 2015 - register online here
 

INTRODUCTION TO CROCHET

Duration:

4 weeks, March 9 - 30, 2015 OR
4 weeks, April 6 - 27, 2015
When: Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $30.00 per 4-week session (includes a start-up kit with crochet hook and yarn)
Maximum: 6
Instructor: Cathy Layton

Join us for a 4-week class to learn the basics of this old, now-new-again art of crochet. We'll enjoy learning about the originality of this craft and see how to use it in decorative and creative ways that are limited only by your imagination. It's not just about afghans! Register at the library's circulation desk. Please make sure to register before the first class so instructor knows how many kits to bring.
 

 


CROCHET CLUB

When: Every Monday
Time: 6:00 - 8:45 p.m.

Join us at the library for all things crochet! Bring your new or unfinished projects to work on while spending time with others who share your interest. The club is not intended for beginners - for those wanting to learn how to crochet, please consider attending an Introduction to Crochet class offered periodically (usually in September, October, April and May) throughout the year.


COMPUTER PROGRAMS

DUE TO THE HIGH DEMAND AND LIMITED CLASS SIZES, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES ON COMPUTER CLASSES HELD AT THE LIBRARY.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE.

Please register no later than the day before the class is to be held.

ONE-ON-ONE PERSONALIZED COMPUTER INSTRUCTION BY APPOINTMENT
Would you like to use a computer but find it to be too much of a challenge? Perhaps you can't decide where to start. Do you wish there was somewhere you could go to get the help you need and have your questions answered? The library offers a"one-on-one" computer instruction service. A staff member or volunteer will spend 30 minutes with you to answer your computer questions. Contact Peter Stamoolis at 724.941.9430 ext. 5767 to schedule an appointment. A valid Peters Township Public Library card is required for this free session.


TECH TIMES @ THE LIBRARY

When:

Every Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Every Monday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Receive help with your technology questions from knowledgeable high school students. Drop by the patron computer area on the 2nd floor of the library for assistance. There is no charge for this service.

 


BEGINNERS PC TOOLKIT

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

In this class students will learn how to use software tools in Windows to accomplish many common and useful tasks. Students will learn to work with directories, select and copy material, keyboard key combinations, useful Windows programs and many other tricks. This class is hands-on; basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Please note: there is no charge for this class. Register for this program at the library's circulation desk, or call 724.941.9430.


GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH

When: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

Students will learn how to use the library's resources to help you search for your roots. The lesson covers how to use the Heritage Quest and Ancestry Library Edition databases. Learning how to Google will also be covered. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.


POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

When: Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

Learn how to prepare slide presentations using different themes and layouts. Then add text, drawings, charts, photos, clipart, and wordart. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

WORD PROCESSING 1

When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

In this class, students will learn how to create and save documents, work with text, format characters and paragraphs, print documents, and discuss compatibility issues related to the Microsoft Office 2007 programs at the library. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

WORD PROCESSING 2

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

In this class, students will learn about indents, tabs and tables, automating tasks, formatting pages, styles and themes, and discuss compatibility issues related to the Microsoft Office 2007 programs at the library. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

WORD PROCESSING 3

When: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

In this class, students will learn about templates, multiple columns, adding graphics, mail merge, and discuss compatibility issues related to the Microsoft Office 2007 programs at the library. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

DOING RESEARCH ON THE INTERNET

When: Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

This hands-on course will teach students how to do research on the internet. Topics covered will be search engines, search strategy structure and language, links, and an examination of the various databases available in the library. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

3D DESIGN AND PRINTING

When: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 12
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

This class will introduce the use of 3D design software to design objects to be printed out. The various input and output file types will be explained, and the conversion of the output from the design software to printable machine files will be demonstrated. Objects will be printed out on several of our 3D printers. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.

 

BOOKS TO GO -- eBOOKS AND eAUDIOBOOKS

When: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Limit: 10
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

Join us for a demonstration of how to use the library’s Digital Media Collection to download eBooks and eAudiobooks to various electronic devices. Please note: there is no charge for this class. Register for this program online, at the library's circulation desk or call 724-941-9430.

 

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS

When: Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Cost: $5.00
Limit: 25
Instructor: Peter Stamoolis

This class is a demonstration of how to perform various common tasks with Photoshop Elements. Tasks like cropping, eliminating unwanted objects from a photo, and color and lighting adjustments will be covered. Pre-registration is required. Registration is not complete until payment is received; register at the library's circulation desk.


ONGOING PROGRAMS

COOKING CLUB

When: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Cost: $5.00
Topic: To be announced

Love to cook? The Cooking Club needs you! We are looking for professional or home cooks who would like to spend a few hours sharing their knowledge about a particular cuisine or culinary skill through a program at the library. The Cooking Club meets at the library in the Meeting Room. A date and time can be selected at your convenience, and you will be reimbursed for food costs.

Please email caweaver@ptlibrary if you are interested or for more information. For more information about upcoming Fun for Foodies programs at the library, sign up to receive emails through the library's e-newsletter subscription. Any other questions, please email the club at ptplcookingclub@gmail.com.
 


COUPON CLUB

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Brenda Moore

Are you interested in learning how to save money in your monthly budget? Then the Peters Township Public Library Couponing Club is for you! Join is as we meet to swap coupons, exchange ideas and strategies for using coupons, and maintain the Coupon Swap Box in the library. Bring a pair of scissors to clip coupons during our lively and informative discussions. It's always a fun, profitable evening with the Couponing Club! Register at the library's circulation desk.


"ROOTS" GENEALOGY CLUB

When: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Christi Harriger

Interested in learning more about your roots? Join us for an informal gathering as we share resources, information and methods for exploring your family's history. All are welcome. Memorabilia and other items of interest are encouraged! Register at the library's circulation desk.


GO GREEN CLUB

When: 3rd Monday of the month
Time: 7:00 - 8:45 p.m.

Are you interested in learning to live lightly on the planet? If so, please join us for our next GO Green Club meeting. The mission of the PTPL GO Green Club is to provide the community with educational resources through programs, library materials, and volunteer activities to help create a more environmentally- friendly and responsible lifestyle. Please email the library at ptplgogreenclub@gmail.com if you plan on attending. If you do not have email, you may register at the library's circulation desk.

Check out our "Living the Green Life" blog for "green" library programs and other green links.


PHOTO CLUB

When: 2nd Wednesday of the month, September - May (the club does not meet in June, July and August)
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $15.00 (annual dues)

The Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters Photography Club meets in the library on the second Wednesday of every month except July and August. The club, begun in 1981, is dedicated to providing a forum where members can learn from guest speakers and from other members techniques to improve their photography -- both film and digital. An annual juried exhibition provides an opportunity for members to display their photographic skills. Annual dues for the calendar year are $15.00, payable in January to the club treasurer. Please click here to see the most recent copy of Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters.


STAMP CLUB

When: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Richard Landa

Stamp collecting is a hobby that lets you re-live history, travel to the lands of your ancestors, learn more about our country, and capture wild animals! Where else can you meet kings and queens, world leaders, athletes and entertainers without leaving the comfort of your home? Come and learn the basics, expand your collection and meet with others who share your interests. Beginning with the February, 2014 issue, copies of the American Philatelist will be available for study in the 2nd floor periodical area.

For more information please call 412.653.0229. Register at the library's circulation desk.
 


Wii SPORTS FOR ADULTS

When: Every Wednesday except for the last Wednesday of the month
Time: 10:30 a.m - Noon

Do you love to golf or play tennis but don't want to deal with the weather? Like to bowl but not keen on lifting a heavy bowling ball? Stay active in the comfort of the Peters Township Public Library. We'll use the large plasma TV and Nintendo Wii in the Teen Reading Room to stay fit. Peters Township teens will walk you through the use of the Wii-mote, a light-weight, motion-detecting controller that you swing like a golf club, baseball bat, bowling ball or tennis racquet. Bring a friend or two and give it at try! No registration required -- just drop in!
 


WORLD WAR II DISCUSSION GROUP

When: Last Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
Facilitator: George Dvorznak

Join us for a monthly discussion series featuring topics pertaining to World War II. Participants meet to share their knowledge accumulated over the years through personal experience, reading, historical programs, and other resources.

Register at the library's circulation desk or call 724.941.9430 to register. For more information, please call the Reference Desk at 724.941.9430 ext. 327.

 

WRITER'S WORKSHOP

When: Mondays
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
        OR
When: Wednesdays
Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $20.00 per month
Leader: Pat Easton

The Writer's Workshop meets weekly at the library and focuses on writing for children and teenagers. Please contact Pat Easton at patheaston@aol.com if interested in joining. Anyone with an interest in this area is encouraged to attend. Both fiction and non-fiction are acceptable as well as work for the magazine or book market industry.
 


ADULT WRITING WORKSHOP

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays
Time:

2nd Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
4th Tuesday: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Are you passionate about writing and looking for someone to critique your work? If you would like to give and receive inspiration, motivation, and encouragement in a group atmosphere, consider joining the Adult Writing Workshop.

Adult writers of all skill levels and genres are welcome to this free program. New members are asked to contact Joann Cantrell at joann.cantrell@gmail.com prior to attending their first meeting.

 


MARATHON BRIDGE (Now held in the Peters Township Community Room)

When: 1st Tuesday of the month (September - May)
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


DUPLICATE BRIDGE (Now held in the Peters Township Community Room)

When: 3rd Tuesday of the month (September - May)
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Please contact Joan Knoll at 724.743.1767 for more information about the Bridge programs.



HOMEBOUND DELIVERY

The Peters Township Public Library offers a homebound delivery service. Library materials are selected, picked up and delivered to Peters Township residents, regardless of age, who are unable to come to the Library because of a temporary or permanent physical, visual, or other limitation. To apply, either complete a Homebound Delivery Reader Information Form and return it to the Library or contact Mrs. Lee at the library at 724.941.9430 ext. 321. Materials available for circulation include books, large print books, audio books, videos, DVD's, CD's, and magazines. Items are delivered by a Library volunteer every three weeks. Requests for renewals may be granted if there are no holds on the item.

Volunteers needed!

Homebound delivery is a volunteer-driven service. If you are interested in meeting and helping others, and are able and willing to deliver items to meet a real, growing need of those in your community, please call 724.941.9430 ext. 321.
 


ONLINE BOOK CLUBS

The Library is delighted to offer several Online Book Clubs. Join one (or more) of the Online Book Clubs, and every weekday morning we'll email you a portion of a book that takes about five minutes to read. By the time Friday arrives, you'll have read the first two or three chapters of a book. If you like what you've read, and want to read more, simply come to the library and check out the book to finish it. A new book begins each Monday. Choose from the Non-Fiction Book Club (a mixture of fiction and nonfiction), the Fiction Book Club, the Romance Book Club, the Good News Book Club (a combination of religious and inspirational fiction and nonfiction), and the Teen Book Club. Join one or join them all! To enroll, click on the "Online Book Club" icon on any page within the Library's website, and follow the instructions. Membership is free and requires only the submission of an e-mail address. This information is kept confidential and used only for e-mailing book selections. Contact the Library with any questions. Sign up today and start reading with us tomorrow!
 

 

 

 

 

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