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Wednesday January 8, 2020
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Time Out Evening Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes 

Ages: Adults, 18 and older.  

Take some time out for yourself and join our new evening book club! Simply register, and a book will be ordered for you to pick up at the library.
 
Book - An American Marriage by Tayari Jones 
Meeting Location: Armstrong's @ Caste Village, 5301 Grove Road
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday January 13, 2020
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Monday Morning Masterpiece
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Birth-3 years old

At each session, children can participate in a sensory art project geared for small hands and experience play time and socialization with other children.

Other dates: Mondays @ 10:30 am: January 13, February 10, March 16 and April 13

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday January 14, 2020
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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! To receive notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Wednesday January 15, 2020
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Registration: Yes and begins Dec. 15
 
Age: Pre-K-Grade 2
 
Reading has never tasted so good! In this beginning-to-cook class, 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!  Please bring the supplies listed below to class:

January 15 - Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Please bring the following supplies to class:  1 carton chicken broth (32 oz), 1 medium container with lid, large bowl with lid, wooden spoon, child-safe knife, cutting board, measuring cups, measuring spoons

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 13 spaces available.
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
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
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.
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.
Tuesday January 21, 2020
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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! To receive notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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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
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)
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
Tuesday January 28, 2020
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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! To receive notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round 

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