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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
2nd Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
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.
4th Tuesday: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Adult writers of all skill levels and genres are welcome to this free program. New members are asked to contact Joann Cantrell at email@example.com prior to attending their first meeting.
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
When: 4th Thursday of the month, January - May, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Roy Wang, Peters Township High School Student
Roy Wang offers tips on playing a great game of Chess. All ages are welcome, beginners, too! Please register at the library's circulation desk.
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.
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.
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.
When: Every Monday
Time: 6:00 - 8:45 p.m.
Facilitator: Cathy Layton
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.
"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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.