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Monday January 8, 2018 - Thursday March 29, 2018
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! 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Friday January 26, 2018
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.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Saturday January 27, 2018
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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Monday January 29, 2018
Learn Bus
CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255
LOCATION: Library Program Room
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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
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!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There is 1 space available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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


CONTACT:  Tracy Bakowski  412-885-2255
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)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are 2 spaces available.

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