Library Events


EventKeeper, your web calendar solution, has some questions about your browser.
Please click here.

  


Monday January 8, 2018 - Thursday March 29, 2018
nat_snowman
Chill Out and Read Winter Reading Club

Winter Reading Club is free and simple! Just stop into the library and pick up a reading record! Every time you read or listen to a book, simply record it by title or tally mark. You will receive raffle tickets for reading and become eligible to win prizes at the end of each month! Teen and adult clubs also available! 

Wednesday January 10, 2018
misc_none
Arm Knitting with Emily Klaczak - CANCELLED
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description:

Make a cowl or scarf , using the new bulky yarn, and your own two arms – no needles needed!

 

Supplies:

One skein “Bulky” or “Super Bulky”  yarn – Lion Brand Thick and Quick; Red Heart Grande, Irrestible or Mixology

There are 8 spaces available.
Saturday January 13, 2018
z_cust_mcteen
Manhood 2.0 - CANCELLED
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The focus of this program will be to help male youths, ages 13-19, learn about healthy relationships, consent, communication, respect, responsibility, sexual health, and their role in stopping violence in their communities and among their peers.  This program is funded by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and facilitated by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC.  All meetings will be held at the library, and food will be provided.  For further information and to register, please contact Justin Macak at 412-580-7449 or Justin.Macak@chp.edu.

Tuesday January 16, 2018
misc_baby.GIF
Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves, parachutes and bubbles along with baby playtime/socialization following storytime! Meet new caregivers or meet up with old friends while starting your baby on the rewarding road to reading! No registration required.

To receive text updates should baby storytime need to be cancelled, text @bouncingba to 81010

Wednesday January 17, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing songs, and have plenty of music, movement, and fun that encourages your toddler’s language and development skills! Caregivers are encouraged to actively engage in activities with their child! No registration required.

To receive text updates should toddler storytime need to be cancelled, text @talesfor to 81010

 

 
misc_none
New Release Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a fun time with light refreshments.  Bring a friend or two and stop and relax.  No registration required.

This month's movie: Victoria & Abdul 

 
office_lightbulb
Movers and Makers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Students in grades K-5 can build, create, invent and discover in this hands-on maker program! Come and discover the wonders and whys of STEM! Registration required.  Please refer to website for items to bring from home.

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm:  January 17 (igloos); February 14 (rocket cars); March 14 (bots); April 11 (plants)

There are many spaces available.
Thursday January 18, 2018
misc_none
Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

That’s our name because we’ll read “anything”!  We are always looking for new friends to join our book club.

We are reading "Rise" by Cara Brookins for this discussion.

 

 
misc_none
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Members of the Baldwin Board of Trustees are volunteers who donate their time and service to the library and it’s role in the community. The Board sets policy, fiscal goals and strategic direction in support of the Library’s mission and vision.

Baldwin Borough Public Library's Board of Trustees is composed of seven citizens of the community, appointed by Baldwin Borough Council. They serve 3-year terms and may be reappointed. The Board meets monthly at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month at the Library and all meetings are open to the public.

If you have any specific questions, comments or concerns and would like to speak to a Board member, you can email the board or write to:

President of the Board
41 Macek Drive 
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

LOCATION: Library Program Room
Friday January 19, 2018
lib_book_mag
Preschool Story Alphabet Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join our preschool program where children ages 3-5 can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft.  A new letter of the alphabet will be introduced each week.  No registration required. There will be no storytime on February 16 or March 30.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, text @prekexplor to 81010.

 
misc_none
Free Bingo Friday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

We play 10 games of exciting BINGO and win some interesting prizes. Bring a friend and enjoy light refreshments.  No registration required.

Saturday January 20, 2018
anim_paw
Paws for a Cause
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come read to an Animal Friends dog. All ages welcome! Please bring one or more item from our Animal Friends Supply Drive list found at https://goo.gl/3n2xaw. March will feature a literacy rabbit as part of our Bagels, Bunnies & Baskets program! Registration required.

Saturdays at 11:00 am:   January 20, February 17, March 24 (rabbits) and April 21

There are many spaces available.
 
z_cust_mcteen
Manhood 2.0
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The focus of this program will be to help male youths, ages 13-19, learn about healthy relationships, consent, communication, respect, responsibility, sexual health, and their role in stopping violence in their communities and among their peers.  This program is funded by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and facilitated by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC.  All meetings will be held at the library, and food will be provided.  For further information and to register, please contact Justin Macak at 412-580-7449 or Justin.Macak@chp.edu.

Monday January 22, 2018
misc_none
Maximize Your Memories: Digital Photos Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you have photos on your phone or digital camera and are unsure what you should do with them?  Bring your camera or smart phone to class and we will practice saving photos to a flash drive on the computer, creating folders to keep you organized and more! Registration required. Please bring a USB Drive. If you do not have one, the library will provide one for you. 

There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday January 23, 2018
misc_baby.GIF
Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves, parachutes and bubbles along with baby playtime/socialization following storytime! Meet new caregivers or meet up with old friends while starting your baby on the rewarding road to reading! No registration required.

To receive text updates should baby storytime need to be cancelled, text @bouncingba to 81010

 
misc_none
Maximize Your Memories: Digital Photos Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you have photos on your phone or digital camera and are unsure what you should do with them?  Bring your camera or smart phone to class and we will practice saving photos to a flash drive on the computer, creating folders to keep you organized and more! Registration required. Please bring a USB Drive. If you do not have one, the library will provide one for you. 

There are 2 spaces available.
 
rec_scissors&glue
Creative Hands
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Children in grades 1-5 can join a local craft enthusiast and make beautiful, unique projects to keep for yourself or to give as a special gift using paper from the Cricut paper cutting system and other materials/supplies! Registration required.

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm:  January 23 (magic of winter bird), February 13 (dear to my heart card), March 13 (St. Patrick’s Day) and April 17 (rain bear)

There is 1 space available.
Wednesday January 24, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing songs, and have plenty of music, movement, and fun that encourages your toddler’s language and development skills! Caregivers are encouraged to actively engage in activities with their child! No registration required.

To receive text updates should toddler storytime need to be cancelled, text @talesfor to 81010

 

 
misc_none
Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Love a good mystery?  Join us for a great time trying to figure out "whodunnit"!  New friends are always welcome.

This month's book is "All Things Undying" by Marcia Talley.

 

 
misc_chefshat
Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Young chefs (preschool-grade 2) will develop an appetite for nutritious foods while being introduced to books that reinforce social and academic skills.  Experience new foods and new books! Registration required. Please refer to our website for cooking supplies needed for each class.

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: January 24 (classic waffles), February 21 (mini calzones), March 21 (Shamrock tortilla chips) and April 18 (mini pizzas)

January 24 class (please bring the following items to class): 1 small and 1 medium bowl (with a lid), measuring cups, measuring spoons, and a wooden spoon.  IF you have a waffle iron at home and can bring it in, please do!

There are 2 spaces available.
Thursday January 25, 2018
misc_twodancers
Family Fun Nights
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Family Fun Nights are a wonderful way for families to spend quality and fun time together!  Join us each month for a new theme and a lot of family-friendly activities.  All Fun Nights are open to all ages! Registration required for each program.

Thursdays at 6:30 pm:  January 25 (Pete the Cat); February 8 (Curious George) and 22 (Fancy Nancy); March 8 (St. Patrick’s Day) and 22 (Elephant and Piggie); and April 12 (Pigeon) and 26 (Special One Book Event)

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday January 26, 2018
lib_book_mag
Preschool Story Alphabet Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join our preschool program where children ages 3-5 can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft.  A new letter of the alphabet will be introduced each week.  No registration required. There will be no storytime on February 16 or March 30.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, text @prekexplor to 81010.

 
rec_paintpalette02
Teen Canvas and Color Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Teens in Grades 6-12 can join local artist Michelle and learn how to paint your own canvas 9x12 piece of artwork! Learn techniques using acrylic paint to create a take-home masterpiece ready to hang!  Registration required for each paint night.

Fridays at 6:30 pm: January 26 and April 13

There are many spaces available.
Saturday January 27, 2018
z_cust_mcteen
Manhood 2.0
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The focus of this program will be to help male youths, ages 13-19, learn about healthy relationships, consent, communication, respect, responsibility, sexual health, and their role in stopping violence in their communities and among their peers.  This program is funded by the Allegheny County Department of Human Services and facilitated by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC.  All meetings will be held at the library, and food will be provided.  For further information and to register, please contact Justin Macak at 412-580-7449 or Justin.Macak@chp.edu.

Monday January 29, 2018
misc_none
Learn Bus
LOCATION: Library Program Room
 
misc_kidsreading
Monday Morning Moms & Dads
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Don’t go stir-crazy this winter! Join our Monday morning caregiver/child playgroup for children birth-3 years! We will meet once a month, participate in a take-home art project along with a lot of play time with our new rice/water table, as well as fun learning, building and educational toys.  It’s a great way to socialize, meet new caregivers and for your child to meet new friends! No registration required.

Mondays at 10:30 am:  January 29, February 26, March 19 and April 23

 
lib_book_pencil
Teen SAT Study Group (January 29 weekly through March 5)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Junior or Senior high school students can gather once a week for six weeks for a small SAT study group led by a current Baldwin High School senior highly experienced in SAT study and technique.  Skills taught will include strengthening math and reading abilities, learning how to approach the test and developing time management skills.  Each study session will conclude with a practice test.  This group is limited to six students and is on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please bring your own laptop/device if possible.  Registration required (register once for all 6 sessions).

*This study group is to help prepare for the March 10 SATs and to improve your score!

There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018
misc_baby.GIF
Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves, parachutes and bubbles along with baby playtime/socialization following storytime! Meet new caregivers or meet up with old friends while starting your baby on the rewarding road to reading! No registration required.

To receive text updates should baby storytime need to be cancelled, text @bouncingba to 81010

 
rec_scissors&glue
Beyond the Brush Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle, a local Michael’s art and craft instructor, as she introduces new projects each month that children can make and take! Registration required.
All programs begin at 6:30 pm: January 30, March 26 and April 23

There are many spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers who are 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing songs, and have plenty of music, movement, and fun that encourages your toddler’s language and development skills! Caregivers are encouraged to actively engage in activities with their child! No registration required.

To receive text updates should toddler storytime need to be cancelled, text @talesfor to 81010

 

 
rec_paintpalette02
Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for a night of family art using various techniques and leave with a masterpiece designed by your entire family! No age limit requirements. A “how to draw” segment will be included in each program. Registration required.

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: January 31 (candy hearts), February 28 (snowman collage), March 28 (fruit crate art) and April 25 (watercolor flowers)

There are 7 spaces available.

31 events.