TASTE OF THE TOWNSHIP
Friday, April 25, 2014
7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
Valley Brook Country Club
Cost: $50.00 per ticket
Mark your calendar to reserve this date for an evening of fabulous food, dancing and unique auction items. Tickets are available at the library's circulation desk. Proceeds benefit the Peters Township Public Library.
MR. PUTTY AND TABBY FLY THE PLANE VIDEOCONFERENCE WITH ANIMAL FRIENDS
Friday, April 25, 2014
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
For kids and parents of all ages
Do you love the characters in Cynthia Rylant’s books as much as we do? We’re big fans of the many dogs (Mudge!) and cats (Tabby!) in her books. Join us for a videoconference presented by Animal Friends featuring Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane. We’ll discuss animals’ feelings (especially Tabby’s), what makes a tabby cat a tabby cat, and kindness towards animals. Plus you’ll get to meet one or more of our residents through the monitor! Register in the Children's Department.
WASHINGTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM SURVEY
The Washington County Library Sytstem is conducting a brief survey to determine how to improve resources and services. Please take a few moments to fill out a survey form here. Thank you!
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Sponsored by the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters and the Peters Township Public Library
Back by popular demand! The library, in cooperation with the Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters, will be hosting a photography contest. Three categories will be judged; photos of people, landscape, and animals. The 1st prize in each category will be $25.00; 2nd prize will be $10.00, and 3rd prize will be a certificate.
Deadline for entries to be submitted is Friday, April 25, 2014. There is a $3.00 fee per entry and a maximum of three entries per person. Photographic prints must be no smaller than 5” x 7” and no larger than 8.5” x 11”. Prints may not be framed or mounted, and may be delivered to the library’s circulation desk. Each entry must have a completed entry form (available at the circulation desk) along with the $3.00 fee. Cash or checks will be accepted. Checks may be made out to: Friends of the Peters Township Public Library.
Winning photographs will be on display at the library from May 6 – 13. Entrants wishing to pick up their photographs may do so between May 14 - 20.
Click here for a copy of the rules and requirements for the photography contest. Click here for an entry form. For additional information, please contact Jim McNutt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contest restricted to amateur photographers. Members of Western Pennsylvania Lensshooters or their relatives are not eligible to participate.>
NEW ONLINE RESOURCE @ THE LIBRARY!
The library now offers FREE instructor-led, online courses with your library card! Learn4Life covers everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation and much more. Visit Learn4Life for a complete listing of course offerings and to enroll today. The link to Learn4Life will be permanently located at the "Online Databases" page, located at the "Find Information" button in left hand menu column.
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
The Washington County Library System has created a quick reference guide about the Affordable Care Act. Please click here to see the guide.
R.E.A.D. LIBRARY COOKBOOK (RECIPES: ENTICING AND DELICIOUS!)
Looking for some new and delicious recipes? The good cooks at the library are offering 225 of their finest recipes in our first ever library cookbook. Buy one for yourself, or buy copies as gifts – all proceeds benefit the library! Recipes enticing and Delicious (R.E.A.D.) would make a terrific hostess gift for Thanksgiving. Do you need a gift for your pet sitter, beautician or manicurist? What about your child's teachers? Do you ned somethig for a grab bag? The answer to all of these questions is the same: R.E.A.D.! Support your award-winning Peters Township Public Library as you take care of many of your gift-giving needs.
Cookbooks are available at the library or by mail order. To purchase by mail, please send payment ($10.00 + $3.00 for shipping and handling) to: Friends of the Peters Township Public Library, 616 East McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317. Please also remember to include an address where you would like the cookbook shipped to.
WASHINGTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT THE LIBRARY!
Tickets for Washington Symphony Orchestra concerts are now available at the library. Tickets will be available one month prior to the concert. Unless otherwise noted, all regular season concerts take place at Trinity High School and start promptly at 8:00 p.m. Upcoming concerts include:
Saturday, May 3, 2014 : Cue the Music
Tickets are $20.00 per adult (ages 18-64), $15.00 for youth (grades K - 12), and $15.00 for seniors (ages 65+). There are free music student tickets available at the door for any students Kindergarten through college who take private music lessons. They will be asked to fill out a form when picking up a ticket at the door -- free tickets are not available at the library. Please visit www.washsym.org for more information.