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2013 Peters Township Public Library Annual Report
Events

PTMS ART EXPLORATION STUDENT DISPLAY
Saturday, November 22 - Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Reception: Monday, November 24, 6:30 p.m.
Library Lobby

Join us at the library for a special exhibit of artwork from Peters Township Middle School students. Families and friends are invited to a reception on November 24; light refreshments will be served.

 

TRINITY BELL CHOIR
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Presented by: the Trinity Bell Choir of Trinity United Methodist Church

 

Join us for a relaxing hour of beautiful holiday bell music. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library after the performance.

 
Holiday Tasting Party

PETERS TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY COOKING CLUB -- 2014 FUN FOR FOODIES SERIES
A HOLIDAY TASTING PARTY
Friday, December 5, 2014
6:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration by Wednesday, December 3 is necessary to attend this program.

Share samples of your favorite appetizer as we kick off the holiday season! Whether you have a recipe that you prepare each year or are looking for something new to try, join us as we gather to enjoy food meant for entertaining. Bring your most delicious dip, marvelous meatballs, or fabulous finger food in portions suitable for a small taste for 20 people. Don't forget to bring your recipe! We will each talk about what we prepared and exchange helpful tips for company-worthy dishes.

Please note: There is no charge for this program, but you must bring a dish for sharing. Limited to 20 adult participants. Questions? Email the Cooking Club at ptplcookingclub@gmail.com

Register for this program at the library's circulation desk or call 724-941-9430.



TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY AND HOLIDAY PARTY
Sunday, December 7, 2014
6:00 p.m.
 

Join us at the library for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Party, held in partnership with the Peters Township Parks and Recreation Department. Festivities will include lighting and decorating the outdoors township tree at 6:00, followed by holiday caroling. Refreshments, visits with Santa, and holiday crafts for children will be offered in the library.

This year the library will be featuring live music with pianist Brian Pappal, flutist Ashley Pappal and their students on the 2nd floor. The Pappals will perform a wide range of holiday tunes – from timeless classics to modern jingles. Stop by for a sing-along or to share your musical request. You can also see some student musicians perform with great poise and flourish.

The library will also welcome John Steigerwald, who will be offering for sale copies of his recently published book Just Watch the Game: Stories, Opinions and Insults From a Veteran Journalist in America's Best Sports Town.

Usher in the holiday season with your family and friends with our annual celebration sure to create lasting memories!
 
Enjoy 2015

ENJOY... 2015 COUPON BOOKS ON SALE AT THE LIBRARY
 

The Friends of the Library are sponsoring the sale of Enjoy...2015 Coupon Books. The coupon books are available at the circulation desk for $30.00.  Proceeds benefit the library.



 

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.
 


ORAL HISTORY DISPLAY

As part of an oral history project to record and preserve the history of the township through personal interviews with past and present residents, the library is currently offering a display about life in Peters Township. Pictures on display include various facets of the history of the township including farm life, education, transportation, government, recreation, churches and industry. Take a few moments next time you visit to see how life in the township has evolved over time.


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, December 6, 2014: Ho Ho Ho with the WSO

Sunday, December 7, 2014: Ho Ho Ho with the WSO (3:00 p.m. matinee performance)

Saturday, February 14, 2015: Love Hurts

Sunday, March 8, 2015: Up Close and Personal (3:00 matinee performance; tickets are $10.00 and sold only online or at the door. Location is the First Baptist Church, Wheeling & College Sts., Washington, PA)

Saturday, May 2, 2015: For Honor and Glory!
Tickets are available at the library, online at www.washsym.org, or by calling 1-888-71-TICKETS. Tickets are also available at Washington Financial bank braches and Citizens Library. Tickets are $22.00 per adult (ages 18-64), $17.00 for youth (grades K - 12), and $17.00 for seniors (ages 65+). Season tickets are on sale now at a signficant discount by going to www.washsym.org or by calling 1-888-71-TICKETS.

 




 
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