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Thursday October 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM READ FOR THE RECORD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Be part of the world's largest shared reading experience! Join us for a storytime reading of this year's book QUACKERS by Liz Wong.
All ages and families are welcome. The first 30 kiddos to arrive will receive a free copy of QUACKERS!
Limit one copy per family.

    Location: Teen Room
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM America’s Relationship with Europe – Does It Matter? Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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The Peters Township Public Library in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will host this open conversation between Karl-Theodor Zu Guttenberg and Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter. Moderator for the program will be Julie SmithSenior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a new American Security. The evening's format will allow for dialog with the audience.

Thank you to McMurray Veterans of Foreign Wars POST 764 for their generous support for the 2017 International Program Series.

 

       
Thursday October 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Medicare 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Are you new to Medicare? Do you have questions about your existing Medicare Coverage? Are you the caregiver of someone who has Medicare Coverage? Let the APPRISE Program help make SENSE of Medicare. The Medicare program continues to provide important benefits as the health insurance program for people 65 or older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Register for this free, one-hour workshop titled “Medicare 101.” Medicare 101 will cover the four parts of Medicare (A, B, C, D) and give detailed information regarding your options when you become Medicare eligible. Come learn what is covered, your costs, how Medicare works, and available benefit programs.

This program will be presented by Adele Dean.  She is the Regional Coordinator of the APPRISE program and is employed by Southwestern Pennsylvania Area Agency on Aging (SWPA). Dean will be available to screen participants to see if they qualify for assistance programs, such as Extra Help, Medicare Savings Program, and PACE/PACENET. A question and answer session will follow the workshop. Various handouts will be available to assist you in making sense of your Medicare.

APPRISE is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), brought to you by the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. APPRISE is a free health insurance counseling program for people with Medicare. Staff and volunteer counselors are specially trained to answer your questions and provide you with objective, easy to understand information about Medicare, Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap), Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Part D prescription drug plans, Medicaid, financial assistance programs, long-term care insurance, appeals, and more. APPRISE is not affiliated with any insurance agency or broker. 

       
Thursday November 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM United States Entry into WWI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register online or call 724.941.9430 #1. Todd DePastino will present this discussion. Todd DePastino is a historian and founder and Executive Director of the Veterans Club, a local nonprofit whose mission is to create communities of listening around veterans and their stories so that this living history is never forgotten. Todd DePastino is the Veteran Liaison for World War I and America commemorative events planned at Peters Township Public Library.

        There are many spaces available.
Sunday November 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Sunday Afternoon with Sam Hazo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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Dr. Samuel Hazo will share his recollections about Pittsburgh and speaks about his book - The Pittsburgh That Stays Within You. He describes the book by explaining, "The Pittsburgh that Stays Within You is more a personal recollection than a history or a travel guide. It is a gathering of times and incidents of what Pittsburgh meant to me over a lifetime. Others might find that my recollections match theirs.  I will present these as a kind of mosaic—not necessarily in historical order---and interweave poems that I wrote at those times." The program will conclude with a short film.

Dr. Samuel Hazo is the author of books of poetry, fiction, essays and plays  Dr. Hazo was the founder and director of the International Poetry Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Poetic Moments: Samuel Hazo presents asides from the International Poetry Forum (1966-2009) was the featured story on The Next Page in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, February 15, 2015.  He is also McAnulty Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Duquesne University where he taught for forty-three years. He was honored with the Griffin Award for Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame, his alma mater, and was chosen to receive an honorary doctorate from Notre Dame University in 2008. He has been awarded twelve honorary doctorates. Samuel Hazo is a National Book Award Finalist and he was named Pennsylvania’s first State Poet by Governor Robert Casey in 1993, and he served until 2003.

 

       
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