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

Job Seeker Saturdays

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Free Drop In Job Seeker and Resume Help! Saturdays in March 1:00 0 3:00 PM Peoples Library New Kensignton The average person will have 12 to 15 jobs in their lifetime. Are you ready for what’s next? Come speak with Wes Roberts, People’s Library board member and career facilitator, and Jocelyn Codner, graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. No appointment needed! Resume review Cover Letter editing Interview advice Job seeking help Let us help you find your next great … Read More

Let’s Celebrate Leap Day!

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To commemorate this once-every-four-year occasion, we will be creating a library time capsule to be opened on the next Leap Day, in 2020! Complete a brief survey about yourself (available at the circulation desk) and we will include it in the capsule! We will also be showing the comedy movie “Leap Year” (rated PG). Movie snacks provided! People of all ages are invited to participate in these special events. For more information, please call the library 724.339.1021 x 14.

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