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Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM A NIGHT WITH WQED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages: For kids of all ages and adult caregivers
When: 2nd Thursday of the month
Come and view a new or loved WQED PBS program and enjoy an activity.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT WORKS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

On Monday, December 19, 2016, Electors will meet in their state and vote for President and Vice President on separate ballots.

To help the community better understand this part of the election process, the Peters Township Public Library will host The Electoral College: What It Is and How It Works on Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. Featured speaker will be Larry Spahr, Director of Elections for Washington County. Register online to attend or call 724.941.9430 #1.

Larry Spahr will discuss the origins of the Electoral College as founded in the U.S. Constitution and what the Founding Fathers hoped to achieve by this electoral vote for the President and Vice President. Learn more about how the Electoral College has performed in past Presidential elections and how it will impact the current election.

Spahr is a lifelong resident of Washington County. He served in the USMC from 1969 to 1975. He has been in the Elections Office for 36 years and currently is the Director of Elections for Washington County.

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
       
Saturday December 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Getting Through the Holidays Gluten-Free Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

To help families have a fun, gluten-free holiday season, the Peters Township Public Library is collaborating with Generation GF to host Getting through the Holidays Gluten-Free on Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. at the library. Register to attend this free, family-friendly event online or call 724.941.9430 #1.

Featured speakers at this event include:

  • Amy Macklin, RDN, one of the leading private practice Registered Dietitians/Nutritionists in the United States who specializes in helping families and individuals to live, learn, master, and even enjoy the gluten-free lifestyle. She is the author of Growing Up Gluten Free: A Lifestyle Guide For Raising Your Gluten-Free Child. A book signing will follow the program.
  • Meredith Hartladge, a Nutrition Consultant currently completing her Master of Science in Holistic Nutrition. She will be sharing recipes and samples of quick, easy snacks for gluten-free children and tips for entertaining gluten-free guests over the holidays.
  • Melanie Jaskulski, the founder of Generation GF Pittsburgh.

Generation GF, a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG), is designed to build confidence in kids, teens, and young adults, and help develop them into the future leaders of our gluten-free community. Their goal is to provide safe environments where kids do not have to worry about what they are going to eat and can just enjoy the fun that comes with being a kid. More information is available at https://www.gluten.org/.

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
       
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM ROOTS GENEALOGY CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

When: 2nd Tuesday of the month
Facilitator: Cathy Pigford
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.

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Talk - Mystical Interludes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Author Emily Rodavich will discuss Mystical Interludes, a memoir of extraordinary experiences she has encountered throughout her life. Emily considers herself an ordinary person whose unexpected and astonishing experiences caused her to feel “different” from her family and friends. Unable to share her mystical encounters for fear people would think her “strange,” she kept them to herself. Now, years later, she realizes how these experiences have impacted her life, and chronicles ten of her stunning interludes in this book. A book signing will follow the program. Register online or call 724.941.9430 #1.

       
Tuesday December 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM COUPON CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
Facilitator: Brenda Moore
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.

 
rec_chess_knight 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM CHESS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages: For kids and parents of all ages
Open to all ages and all skill levels, this Chess Club is for anyone interested in learning about Chess!
Bring your chess board and learn with each other.

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM STAMP CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

When: 3rd Tuesday of the month
Spend your time with Kings and Queens, Sports Legends, Movie Stars and more! You can start your own art collection, connect with the past, or travel to far and mysterious lands. How? Join our Stamp Club! Come and learn the basics, expand your collection and meet with others who share your interests. For more information please call Richard Landa at 412.653.0229. Register at the library's circulation desk.

    Location: Comference Room
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BEADING CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

When: Every 3rd Wednesday of the month
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. Register for this program online or at the library's circulation desk.

        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM LEGO BUILDERS CLUB Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Ages: Grades 2 and older
When: 4th Tuesday of the month
Join fellow Lego enthusiasts to create what is only limited by your imagination. Lego pieces will be provided or feel free to bring your own. The library will gratefully accept Lego pieces as donations for our club. Register in the Children's Department.

Saturday January 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM LIVE THE LESS TOXIC LIFE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Register online or call 724.941.9430 #1. Stephanie Bedilion focuses on local resources for a nutrient dense diet, in addition to teaching you how to replace common household toxins with natural and effective solutions. Bring family and friends and enjoy this free session with healthy snacks and a fun giveaway full of goodies that are explored throughout the session. Small changes can lead to great things with living the less toxic life! Stephanie Bedilion is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner certified through the Nutritional Therapy Association. After years of chronic health issues that impacted her quality of life with her family, she was inspired to become a Nutritional Therapist and found relief and healing through real food and a less toxic lifestyle.

    Location: Multi-Purpose Room
       
Monday January 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Free SAT practice test Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Presented by: The Princeton Review

On this Peters Township teacher in-service day, students can take a free, full-length practice SAT at the library. These exams are created to give students a feel for the real exam and where they stand. Exams are reviewed and graded by Princeton Review, and results are emailed directly to the student. With the SAT test scheduled for Mar. 11, 2017, this information allows time for students to brush up on important skills. Register to attend through Princeton Review at http://tinyurl.com/gnggyxj . Registrations will not be taken at the library.

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