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Monday January 13, 2020 - Friday March 13, 2020
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Reading Is Snow Much Fun Winter Reading Club

Winter Reading Club is free and simple! Just stop into the library to register and pick up a Winter Reading Bingo sheet.  For each 5-in-a-row Bingo, you will earn one ticket to be entered for a chance to win prizes or gift cards! Winter Reading Club runs from January 13 - March 13.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday January 16, 2020
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Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: 24-36 months

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers 24-36 months old with a caregiver.  We will read great stories, sing a lot of songs, and have plenty of music, movement and fun!  Your toddler will love meeting new storytime buddies!  To receive notifications, text @talesfor to 81010. 

Thursdays @ 10:30 am: January 16 through April 16 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration - No

Ages: 18 and over

This month's title:  The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.

We’ve named this book club that because we read “anything” -- classics, novels, biographies, you name it! Come and join in the fun as we always welcome new members. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Super Simple Snacks
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration? No

Ages: 9 and older

Learn to prepare some simple, tasty snacks without cooking. **Participants can attend any time between 4:00 and 5:00 at this drop-in style program.

 

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
 
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Baldwin Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees.  All meetings are open to the public.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library
Friday January 17, 2020
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Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Ages 3-5

Join our preschool program where children can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft. Grow your preschooler’s love for reading and learning! To receive notifications, text @prekexplor to 81010. 

Fridays @ 10:30 am, January 17 through April 24

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Free Bingo Friday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Registration:  No 

Ages:  18 and over 

Postage Stamp? Four Corners? Bees and O’s?  Join us as we play 10 games of BINGO and enjoy some snacks! Small prizes awarded to the winners. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Saturday January 18, 2020
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Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends - CANCELLED DUE TO FREEZING RAIN
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Dec. 15. 

Ages: All ages. 

We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our winter/spring program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy dog, hear stories and participate in a literacy activity.  Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed! Because all visits are on a volunteer basis, we ask all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found here.

Saturdays at 11:00 am, January 18, February 8, March 14 and April 5 (as part of our Annual Egg Hunt program)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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Open Knitting and Crochet with Emily
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration - Yes

Ages:  18 and older

Learn the basics of knitting and crochet, or bring a current project and knit and crochet with us.

Supplies:  Beginners: 1 skein of Red Heart Super Saver, Red Heart Soft, or Lion Brand Vanna's Choice; crochet hook I/9 or one pair of knitting needles, sixe 8

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 2 spaces available.
Monday January 20, 2020
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No School Monday Make and Take
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Registration: No

Ages: All

It's a day off from school - hooray! Come to the library, play and have fun in our Discovery Center, stock up on news books, and locate our Make and Take stations to create a quick craft to make and take home with you!

Mondays from 10 am-2pm - January 20, February 17 and April 13

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Toddler Tech
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes and begins Dec. 15

Ages: 2-5 years old. 

Introducing our newest hands-on early learning STEM program for children ages 2-5! This program inspires early learning concepts and encourages building, coding and exploring, all while developing critical 21st century skills such as confidence, creativity and collaboration.

Mondays @ 10:30 am: January 20 (Code-a-pillar), February 17 (H2O Olympics), March 30 (TBA)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Adult Yoga with Marian Luisi
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Registration? Yes for each session attending. The class is donation-based. A $5 donation is suggested.

Ages: 18 and older. 

Marian has been teaching yoga for 15+ years. This is a vinyasa flow based class and she’ll mix it up each time so no one will be bored!  She will bring extra mats for those who need one.  Marian does the practice as she teaches it. Beginners are welcome to join, as well. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There is 1 space available.
Tuesday January 21, 2020
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Paint Me a Story
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration: Yes and begins Dec. 15

Age:  Grades K-5

Join local artist Michelle as she shares her love of artistic creativity with the community and brings her talent to the Baldwin Library! Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle as she introduces a new project each month that is an art extension from a children’s book!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 13 spaces available.
Wednesday January 22, 2020
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Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration: Yes and begins Dec. 15

Ages: All ages

Join us for a night of family art using various techniques and leave with a masterpiece designed by your entire family! We will provide all of the supplies and art smocks...your family provides the creativity and fun! A “how to draw” segment will be included in each program.

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: January 22, February 26, March 25 and April 22

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday January 23, 2020
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Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: 24-36 months

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers 24-36 months old with a caregiver.  We will read great stories, sing a lot of songs, and have plenty of music, movement and fun!  Your toddler will love meeting new storytime buddies!  To receive notifications, text @talesfor to 81010. 

Thursdays @ 10:30 am: January 16 through April 16 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Digital Learning: Ancestry.com
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank Records, and African American and Native American Records.

In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, military records, city directories and much more!

Please register.  You'll need a library card to access the database.  If you don't have one, you can get one before class.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Friday January 24, 2020
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Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Ages 3-5

Join our preschool program where children can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft. Grow your preschooler’s love for reading and learning! To receive notifications, text @prekexplor to 81010. 

Fridays @ 10:30 am, January 17 through April 24

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Mom's Pamper and Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Dec. 15.

Ages: Adults 21 and older.
 
Cost: $10.00/person - payable the night of the event

A night out just for YOU! Come alone or with friends, relax with some cool beverages, cheese, crackers and fresh fruit while you learn how to make a beautiful art project to take home with you! Don’t miss a night of great food, friends, conversation and relaxation! This event is BYOB (must be 21 or older).
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Saturday January 25, 2020
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Friends of the Library Meeting
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Come join us at our first 2020 Friends of the Library meeting!  We'll review our successes from 2019, and start to plan for our 2020 events. It's also a great opportunity to hear about all the volunteer opportunities we have to help the library and the community!

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library
There are many spaces available.
Sunday January 26, 2020
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Cookies & Crafts: Valentine's String Art
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Back by popular demand, join use for another Cookies & Crafts!  This month we are inspiried by St. Valentine, and will be making heart string art.

There will be several patterns to choose from (see examples below, not the final artwork).  You'll get to be creative and hit a bunch of nails!

Please bring a hammer, and a dozen of your favorite cookies to share with your new friends.  

 

         

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
Monday January 27, 2020
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Yoga Mini-Monsters
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: Yes (registration is now open)

Ages: 2-5 with a caregiver

Cost: $5.00/child, payable the day of the program

Join Ms. Shannon, director and certified children's yoga instructor of Yoga Monsters, as she brings her popular yoga program to the Baldwin Library for children ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Your child will be introduced to age-appropriate yoga poses, sequences and breathing while listening to music and stories and playing games (not requiring them to sit still on their mat)! Students are encouraged to use their imagination and creativity while building strength, flexibility and improving social skills! Cost is $5.00/child.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Adult Yoga with Marian Luisi
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Registration? Yes for each session attending. The class is donation-based. A $5 donation is suggested.

Ages: 18 and older. 

Marian has been teaching yoga for 15+ years. This is a vinyasa flow based class and she’ll mix it up each time so no one will be bored!  She will bring extra mats for those who need one.  Marian does the practice as she teaches it. Beginners are welcome to join, as well. 

Class dates: Mondays @ 7 pm: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18 & 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 30 and Jan. 6, 13. 20, 27.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday January 29, 2020
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DIY Greeting Cards: Love edition
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come create your own, personalized greeting cards! This week's theme: Love!

This make-your-own card kit has everything you need to create 12 unique greeting cards!  All of this comes in a charming matching box! 

Cost is $25 and includes all the materials needed to make 12 cards. 

Deadline for sign-ups is January 15. Registration is not complete, until payment has been made at the library.

This a partnership with Fran Ruppen, Creative Memories Consultant.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday January 30, 2020
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Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: 24-36 months

A storytime specifically geared for toddlers 24-36 months old with a caregiver.  We will read great stories, sing a lot of songs, and have plenty of music, movement and fun!  Your toddler will love meeting new storytime buddies!  To receive notifications, text @talesfor to 81010. 

Thursdays @ 10:30 am: January 16 through April 16 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Super Simple Snacks
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration? No

Ages: 9 and older

Learn to prepare some simple, tasty snacks without cooking.

 

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
Friday January 31, 2020
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Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Ages 3-5

Join our preschool program where children can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft. Grow your preschooler’s love for reading and learning! To receive notifications, text @prekexplor to 81010. 

Fridays @ 10:30 am, January 17 through April 24

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net

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