Peters Township Public Library

Opening books, doors and minds for over 60 years


LIBRARY HOURS
Monday through Thursday:  9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sundays

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Thursday October 6, 2022
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thriving on a Simulated Martian Outpost

How close are we to the events portrayed in Andy Weir’s bestselling novel, The Martian? Join us for a fascinating talk with Professor Diane Turnshek, a lecturer in the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh. A former Mars Desert Research Station crew member, Turnshek will discuss current exploration efforts and preparations to put humans on Mars. Registration is required for each adult attending this in-person program.

Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
There are 45 spaces available.

How close are we to the events portrayed in Andy Weir’s bestselling novel, The Martian? Join us for a fascinating talk with Professor Diane Turnshek, a lecturer in the Department of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh. A former Mars Desert Research Station crew member, Turnshek will discuss current exploration efforts and preparations to put humans on Mars. Registration is required for each adult attending this in-person program.

Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

There are 45 spaces available.

Thursday October 13, 2022
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6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Film Screening: The Martian

For teens and adults
Join us to watch the Oscar-nominated film adaptation of Andy Weir's bestselling novel, The Martian, before he visits Peters Township for Novel November. Popcorn to snack on! The film is rated PG-13. Registration is required for each person participating.

Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
There are 37 spaces available.

For teens and adults
Join us to watch the Oscar-nominated film adaptation of Andy Weir's bestselling novel, The Martian, before he visits Peters Township for Novel November. Popcorn to snack on! The film is rated PG-13. Registration is required for each person participating.

Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

There are 37 spaces available.

Saturday October 15, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Carnegie Science Center - Skybox, Grades K-3

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore what we can see in the sky (stars, planets, the moon) and differences between those objects.This Skybox session is for children from Kindergarten to Grade 3. Later sessions are offered for Tweens and Teens & Adults. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
There are 15 spaces available.

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore what we can see in the sky (stars, planets, the moon) and differences between those objects.This Skybox session is for children from Kindergarten to Grade 3. Later sessions are offered for Tweens and Teens & Adults. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Carnegie Science Center - Skybox, Grades 4-6

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore differences between planets and moons, and introduces participants to major moons of the solar system. This Skybox session is for kids from Grade 4 to Grade 6. Other sessions are offered for Children and Teens & Adults. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
There are 18 spaces available.

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore differences between planets and moons, and introduces participants to major moons of the solar system. This Skybox session is for kids from Grade 4 to Grade 6. Other sessions are offered for Children and Teens & Adults. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

There are 18 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Carnegie Science Center - Skybox, Grade 7-Adult

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore why the Hubble Space Telescope is in space, as well as some of the discoveries it has made.This Skybox session is for teens and adult from Grade 7 to Adult. Other sessions are offered for Children and Tweens. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
There are 28 spaces available.

Blast off through space and time with the Carnegie Science Center's digital SkyBox planetarium! Discover how powerful software and an HD projector make these portable flat-screen planetarium programs more accessible than ever before. Experience the extreme weather and geological features of our Solar System's many planets and moons, then rocket beyond the Sun to witness wonders of the universe such as nebulae and black holes. Finally, watch for familiar celestial bodies as we shift from day to nighttime sky, highlighting objects you can see from your own backyards!

In this session we'll explore why the Hubble Space Telescope is in space, as well as some of the discoveries it has made.This Skybox session is for teens and adult from Grade 7 to Adult. Other sessions are offered for Children and Tweens. 

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

There are 28 spaces available.

Thursday October 20, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Galaxy Pour Painting

We will create four "out of this world" galaxy-inspired tile coasters using the pour paint method. We will provide all materials you need at no cost - bring your creativity! Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.
Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

We will create four "out of this world" galaxy-inspired tile coasters using the pour paint method. We will provide all materials you need at no cost - bring your creativity! Registration is required and limited to 20 participants.
Andy Weir is the featured author for this year’s Novel November event on Thursday, November 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets now on sale at ptlib.org/AndyWeir or at the library.

LOCATION: Multi-Purpose Room, 1st floor

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Thursday October 27, 2022
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Moonshot Museum Talk

For teens and adults
Mike Hennessy from the Moonshot Museum, the only museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to focus exclusively on space exploration, will discuss Pittsburgh’s contribution to the Space Race and the future of space exploration. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting invitation. Register at ptlib.org/moonshot to receive the Zoom meeting invitation.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL PROGRAM

For teens and adults
Mike Hennessy from the Moonshot Museum, the only museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to focus exclusively on space exploration, will discuss Pittsburgh’s contribution to the Space Race and the future of space exploration. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting invitation. Register at ptlib.org/moonshot to receive the Zoom meeting invitation.

LOCATION: VIRTUAL PROGRAM


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