Happy Thanksgiving!

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, please make note of the following changes in STPL’s hours of operation:

Wednesday, November 26th — The Library will close at 3pm

Thursday, November 27th — CLOSED all day

Friday, November 28th — CLOSED all day

Saturday, November 29th —  OPEN 10am-5pm (resume normal hours)


Saturday, December 6th, 11am to Noon.

cookies_zps24eb2698‘Tis the Season For Holiday Cheer!!!

  • Choose your favorite cookie recipe and bring 4 dozen
  • Share [and Swap] traditional holiday cookie recipes
  • Participants: Please sign-up at the circulation desk, and please bring your favorite recipe (for inclusion in the cookie exchange recipe booklet), by   December 1, 2014.

Questions? Call the library at 412-429-5380.

Monday, December 1st, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Tis the season

and it’s ugly!

Bring a sweatshirt to decorate for the holidays.

We’ll supply all the most hideous, ugly, decorating “accoutrements”

that you’ll need. We’ll also share in a holiday snack.

For Adults & Teens. Register hereo-c-d-obsessive-christmas-disorder-sweateramerican-apparel-unisex-hoodiewhitew760h760_zpsb55cb3e7.

Sunday, December 7th, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Calling all Hansels and Gretels, come join us to build your very own Gingerbread House!GingBreadHouse-001_zpsbe4cc5b4

Please bring:

  • Your Holiday spirit and a can of icing.

Milk carton base, graham crackers and candy will be supplied.

Bring extra candy to share if you can.

Open to children of all ages.

Register here.

We want YOU to become the next STPL Board Member!

  1. You could be our new board member!
    • Are you interested in the library and its future?
    • You must be a resident of Scott Township or live in an adjacent community which does not have a library.
  2. Time Frame:
    • The term is for three (3) years, with a maximum of 2 terms, (6) years, in a row.
    • The meetings are usually the 2nd Monday of each month at the Township’s Municipal Building.
  3. Your application should include a cover letter & resume stating your:
    • Interest in the position,
    • Background, and
    • Qualifications to serve.
  4. The review process:
    • Submit application to the Library Board. (Send your information to the Director, Gina Leone, who will give it to the board.)
    • Applications will be reviewed by the current STPL Board of Directors.
    • Recommendations are made to the Scott Township Board of Commissioners.
    • The Commissioners approve the nomination and then you are on the Board!
  5. If you are interested in serving please send a letter of application to: Scott Township Public Library c/o Gina Leone – 301 Lindsay Road – Scott Township, PA 15106 or email leoneg@einetwork.net

Help us raise funds with AmazonSmile!

Help raise money for the Scott Township Public Library simply by shopping on Amazon! It’s as easy as going to smile.amazon.com, logging in with your Amazon account, and selecting the Scott Township Public Library as your charity. For every purchase you make, our library will receive .5% from Amazon!

Want to Learn more about Computers?

Try a one-on-one computer session with a STPL librarian. We offer technology assistance for computer-basics, registering for an email account, job & career/resume templates, help with your e-reader, tablet or mobile device, and much more.

Contact the library at 412-429-5380–Ask for Becky to set up your appointment.