Day of Giving – Tuesday, May 3rd

What is the Day of Giving? A 16‐hour online giving event run by The Pittsburgh Foundation and created to increase a collective culture of philanthropy in our region. The goal is simple –inspire Western Pennsylvanians to come together, show their pride in their communities, and contribute to support the life‐changing work of local nonprofit organizations.   The Day of Giving will take place Tuesday, May 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Donations will be accepted during this 16‐hour period … Read More

Burrell Student Artwork Displaying at Peoples Library Lower Burrell

Artwork from Burrell School District Students which is currently on display at Peoples Library Lower Burrell. Click on any of the images to view a larger version of each fantastic piece of artwork. Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork Burrell Student Artwork

LOUD at the Library! – Updated w/ Pictures

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Are you a writer? A singer? A dancer? A slam poet? All of the above? None of the above? Come share your talents at the library, or just enjoy watching others perform! Join us on Wednesday February 24th 6-8 PM at Peoples Library New Kensington. Time slots will be 10 minutes in length. Please keep material appropriate for all ages. Download the Flyer   Loud at the Library Event Photos Loud at the Library! Loud at the Library! Loud at … Read More

Spring into Reading – The Peoples Library Luncheon

Saturday, April 30th 2016 Hill Crest Country Club Kensington Ware and Beyond: Innovation in Alumnium Speaker Lucy Stewart-Hykes Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Lunch at 12:30 p.m. $30/Person Please RSVP with the attached card by April 15th, 2016 Thank you for supporting Peoples Library of New Kensington and Lower Burrell! For further information contact valarieyoga@yahoo.com  

Our Town, Our Stories

An oral history project of Peoples Library We seek to explore New Kensington and neighboring communities from the words of the community that lives here. The project aims to video record our neighbors telling a broad range of stories. Stories might come from a discussion with the videographer, historical photos, or reminiscing about the New Kensington of old. Tuesdays in April, 4-6pm @ Peoples Library New Ken April 12th April 19th April 26th Sign up for a half hour time … Read More

Peoples Library is kicking off Spring with our newest children’s program

1-2-3 READ! is a read-aloud program of brand new and old favorite picture books! Children ages 3 and up and their families are invited to join Miss Katie and Miss Marian on Story Hill at our New Kensington location for four stories. Tuesday afternoons at 1, 2, and 3 PM beginning March 8th! Stay for one session, or all three! No sign-ups required! To learn more, please ask staff, call the library at 724.339.1021 x 14.

Learn about Kiva Zip

0% Interest Micro-Loans for Small Businesses Saturday, March 19, 2016 1:00 –3:00 PM Peoples Library, New Kensington Branch Kiva is an international nonprofit that connects entrepreneurs to microloans through crowdfunding. In the United States, entrepreneurs can use Kiva Zip to crowdfund 0% interest loans to launch or grow their business. Over 100 Kiva Zip loans have been given to Pittsburgh area businesses and you could be next! This workshop will be broken into two parts: 1:00-1:50pm: Kiva Zip background, loan … Read More

Children’s Events March 2016

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Please Join Us For Peoples Library March 2016 Storytimes Seeing Green! GREEN is all around us! Spring is coming and so is St. Patrick’s Day! Children ages 6 and under and their families are invited to explore three weeks of green in our world through songs, books, and crafts, beginning Monday, March 7th! To sign up or for more information, please call the library 724.339.1021 x 14 or visit our website www.peopleslibrary.org

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