My Antonia by Willa Cather My Ántonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather’s childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather’s earliest novels, written in 1918, it is the story of Ántonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. Her story is told through the eyes of Jim Burden, a neighbor who will befriend Ántonia, teach her English, and follow the remarkable story … Read More
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 Lower Burrell will be closed. This does not … Read More
From tailgating to studying the Immaculate Reception to finding the best places to watch a game with other fans, author Scott Brown provides ideas, recommendations, and insider tips for must-see places and can’t-miss activities near Heinz Field. But not every experience requires a trip to Pittsburgh; long-distance Steelers fans can cross some items off their list from the comfort of their own homes. Whether you’re attending every home game or supporting the Steelers from afar, there’s something for every fan … Read More
@ 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 Sept 28, 2017 – Testimony by Anita Shreve Oct 26, 2017 – The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Dec 7, 2017- The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce Jan 25, 2018 – The world is my home … Read More
Artwork by the Allegheny Valley League of Artists is now on display at Peoples Library New Kensington.
Al Mazing will be visiting our Lower Burrell location for the first time to perform a show all about the wonders of the written word! Please join us for the magic of Al Mazingand his “READING IS MAGIC” show! Wednesday September 13th 7-8 PM Peoples Library Lower Burrell To attend, please sign up on our website www.peopleslibrary.org or by phone 724.339.1021 x 14
Peoples Library will begin collecting items for the 2018 book sale on September 14, 2017 until June 1, 2018 Starting September 14th barrels will be placed at Peoples Library New Kensington and Lower Burrell Starting the week of March 19, 2018 barrels will be placed in the community Collection ends June 1, 2018