AARP Tax Assistance

Starting in February AARP Tax assistance will be available at the New Kensington & Lower Burrell branches. Registration is not required. Priority given to seniors, first come, first served. BRING YOUR TAX RETURN FROM LAST YEAR.

Peoples Library Inclement Weather Policy

New Kensington Location If the New Kensington Arnold School District Closes Due to snow or ice conditions, Peoples Library New Kensington will be closed. This does not apply to school district closures due to cold temperatures. If the New Kensington Arnold School District has a delay Peoples Library New Kensington will be open regular hours. Lower Burrell Location If the Burrell School District Closes Due to snow or ice conditions, Peoples Library New Kensington will be closed. This does not … Read More

Peoples Library Featured Artist – Linda Roos

Linda Roos – Photographer/Springdale Township My interest in photography began about 30 years ago when I received a gift of a SLR film camera. I was a photographic dabbler for years. However, with the advent of the digital era, my interest in photography became less as a hobby and more as an enthusiast and evolved from taking snapshots to composing photographs. I enjoy macro photography as well as photographing landscapes, architecture and nature. However anything that catches my eye is … Read More

Peoples Library Children’s Events

  February 2017 Events For Children & Families Do you homeschool? Are you looking to meet other homeschoolers and their families? If so, please join us… After Lunch Book Club Tuesday, February 7th at 1 PM Peoples Library New Kensington We will be reading “The Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan, the first book in the Percy Jackson & The Olympians series! Saturday, February 11th – Musical Storytime! Children can play a variety of the library’s instruments including drums, rhythm sticks, … Read More

Peoples Library Adult Book Club 2016-17

@ our Lower Burrell location We invite everyone to join us! Books are provided one month in advance and are handed out at the book club meetings. Meetings are held the 4th  Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. UPCOMING SESSIONS January 26, 2017 Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky February 23, 2017 The Art of a Racing in the Rain Garth Stein March 23, 2017 The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai April 27, 2017 Thunderstruck Erik Larson May 25, 2017 Water … Read More

Holiday Happenings @ Peoples Library Lower Burrell!

  Build Your Own Gingerbread Home! Monday, December 12th, 5:30pm-7:30pm Build your own gingerbread mansion! A base for your house, graham crackers, and candy for decorating will be provided, please bring your own additional special candies or items if needed. This holiday program is for children in sixth grade and younger and their families. Don’t miss out on these unique holiday opportunities! Sign up today by phone 724.339.1021 x 14 or online at

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