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Wednesday October 16, 2019
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AARP Safe Driving Course
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 50 and older.
 
This two-day safe driving course is for anyone over the age of 50. You may be eligible for a discount from your car insurance company after completing the class. 
 
Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, payable during the 1st class to the instructor. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Knit Clinic with Emily
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 18 and older

Learn from your mistakes – how to fix them and how not to (hopefully) make them.

Supplies: Bring a crochet hook (size H/8 or I/9, knitting needles (size 8 or 9), or a project that is frustrating you. Yarn will be provided.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Family Pumpkin Decorating Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15.

Ages: All ages.
 
Bring your family’s pumpkin and your creativity to the library! Families will create a book character pumpkin (no carving involved), then leave them at the library for patron voting during our Book Character Pumpkin Contest throughout the month of October!  The winning pumpkin will be announced on October 31! (If you require something specific for your pumpkin, please bring those items along).
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday October 17, 2019
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AARP Safe Driving Course
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 50 and older.
 
This two-day safe driving course is for anyone over the age of 50. You may be eligible for a discount from your car insurance company after completing the class. 
 
Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, payable during the 1st class to the instructor. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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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: Sept. 19 through Dec. 19 (no storytime 10/10 and 11/28)

 

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 older.

Would you like to join a book club that’s casual and fun? What do we read?  Anything!  Fiction and non-fiction alike. 

Sept. 12: What’s So Funny by Tim Conway
Oct. 17: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Dec. 12: Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Yoga for Teens
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending.

Ages: Grades 6-12
 
Yoga for Teens incorporates mindfulness and yoga practices to help teens connect with their own strength, calm and well-being.  We use meditation, breathing techniques, sound, movement and yoga poses that are accessible to all teens.  No previous yoga experience is required.  Please bring your own mat and water bottle. This program is taught by Ms. Beth from Clarity Wellness, who is a certified instructor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens.

Thursdays @ 5 pm: Sept. 19 thru October 24 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 36 spaces available.
 
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Kinderflute
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15.

Ages: 4-9 years old. 

Thursdays at 6:30 pm, Sept. 19 & 26 (intro classes) and October 3, 10, 17 & 24 (group classes)

KinderFlute is a program perfect for children ages 4-9 that teaches music and how to play flute through games and movement. We are offering two, FREE, introductory classes taught by a private flute teacher and KinderFlute instructor, Katie Shesko, followed by four group classes.  Caregivers will have the option to purchase a practice flute for $60 or rent one for $25 for the 4-week group classes.

Intro Class 1:  Making a sound, lines and spaces
Intro Class 2: Reading B and playing B-A-G

Group Class 1: Learning Quarter, Half, and Whole Notes
Group Class 2: Rhythm Patterns
Group Class 3: Composition
Group Class 4: Reading B-A-G on the Staff

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Friday October 18, 2019
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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, September 20 through December 20 (no storytime 10/4 and 11/29)

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 older. 
 
Four Corners? Small Diamond?  Postage stamp?  We’ll play 10 games for small prizes, with refreshments as well.  Bring some friends!
 
Future dates include: Oct. 18, Nov. 15 & Dec. 20. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Saturday October 19, 2019
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Creepy Crawly Cafe Halloween Fundraiser - 5:00PM SEATING ONLY!!
5:00 PM

Registration?: Yes, beginning Oct. 1.

Ages: All ages.
 
THIS REGISTRATION IS FOR THE 5:00 PM SEATING ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IT’S BACK – Bigger and better than ever! Our fundraiser includes dinner, entertainment, face painting, crafts, games, prizes and outdoor s’more making (weather permitting), all in one fabulous night! Dinner includes a menu of drinks, appetizers, a main entree and dessert, all revolving around foods that sound gross but taste great (nothing too scary, we promise)!

Cost: $5.00/adult, $2/child (children under 2 are free). All proceeds will continue to fund quality children and youth programming.

Registration is online beginning October 1, and payment can be made in person at the library NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 15.  Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Creepy Crawly Cafe Halloween Fundraiser - 6:00PM SEATING ONLY!!
6:00 PM

Registration?: Yes, beginning Oct. 1.

Ages: All ages.
 
THIS REGISTRATION IS FOR THE 6:00 PM SEATING ONLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IT’S BACK – Bigger and better than ever! Our fundraiser includes dinner, entertainment, face painting, crafts, games, prizes and outdoor s’more making (weather permitting), all in one fabulous night! Dinner includes a menu of drinks, appetizers, a main entree and dessert, all revolving around foods that sound gross but taste great (nothing too scary, we promise)!

Cost: $5.00/adult, $2/child (children under 2 are free). All proceeds will continue to fund quality children and youth programming.

Registration is online beginning October 1, and payment can be made in person at the library NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 15.  Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Registration will begin on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Monday October 21, 2019
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Walkie Talkies: Baldwin Library's Walking Club
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Start out the week on the right foot and walk around our library’s neighborhood. We’ll go rain or shine (but no storms).  
 
Dates include: Sept. 9, 16, 30; Oct. 7, 14 & 21. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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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: Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 11 & Dec. 9

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Registration? Yes for each session. Class size limit is 12 students.

Grades: 3-6

Join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and water.   

Mondays @ 5 pm: Sept. 16, 30; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 11, 18; Dec. 2, 16

There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Adults 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.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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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 (no storytime 10/8, 11/5 and 12/24)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Drop-in Technology Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Stop in to get all of your technology questions answered! This program will be held on Tuesdays from: 2 pm – 4 pm in Sept, Oct, Nov. & Dec.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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Paint Me a Story
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15

Ages: 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!

Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm: Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 19 & Dec. 17
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Fall Travel Series
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: No.

 
Ages: 18 and older

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served.

Oct. 1 – Castles of France - Royal Visit
Oct. 8 – Puerto Rico Treasure Island
Oct. 15 – Crater Lake National Park
Oct. 22 -- Switzerland
Oct. 29 – Secrets of Westminster Abbey

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 23, 2019
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15.

Ages: Preschool-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 see supplies needed for class below.

October 23 – Apple Pie Bites (supplies list: baking sheet, small bowl, medium bowl, measuring cups, measuring spoons, mixing spoon)

November 20 - Whole Wheat Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  cola
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday October 24, 2019
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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: Sept. 19 through Dec. 19 (no storytime 10/10 and 11/28)

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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DIY Greeting Cards with Creative Memories
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come create your own, personalized greeting cards! This week's theme: Just Because!
https://www.creativememories.com/shop-all/collections/card-kits/just-because-card-kit-1591.html

Celebrate everyday moments the Just Because Card kit that comes with everything you need to make 12 beautiful 4-¼ x 5-½ cards, from the scored cards and envelopes to pre-cut and pre-packaged pieces (some of which feature embossing!) and BONUS pieces, as well as an assortment of embellishments like stickers with print greetings and gemstone stickers. All of this comes inside a beautiful matching box! It’s perfect for DIY birthday cards, along with cards for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, anniversaries or even just showing appreciation to the people in your life!

Cost is $25. Deadline for sign-ups is October 10. Registration is not complete, until payment has been made at the library.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library Program Room
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Teens
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending.

Ages: Grades 6-12
 
Yoga for Teens incorporates mindfulness and yoga practices to help teens connect with their own strength, calm and well-being.  We use meditation, breathing techniques, sound, movement and yoga poses that are accessible to all teens.  No previous yoga experience is required.  Please bring your own mat and water bottle. This program is taught by Ms. Beth from Clarity Wellness, who is a certified instructor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens.

Thursdays @ 5 pm: Sept. 19 thru October 24 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Kinderflute
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15.

Ages: 4-9 years old. 

Thursdays at 6:30 pm, Sept. 19 & 26 (intro classes) and October 3, 10, 17 & 24 (group classes)

KinderFlute is a program perfect for children ages 4-9 that teaches music and how to play flute through games and movement. We are offering two, FREE, introductory classes taught by a private flute teacher and KinderFlute instructor, Katie Shesko, followed by four group classes.  Caregivers will have the option to purchase a practice flute for $60 or rent one for $25 for the 4-week group classes.

Intro Class 1:  Making a sound, lines and spaces
Intro Class 2: Reading B and playing B-A-G

Group Class 1: Learning Quarter, Half, and Whole Notes
Group Class 2: Rhythm Patterns
Group Class 3: Composition
Group Class 4: Reading B-A-G on the Staff

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Friday October 25, 2019
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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, September 20 through December 20 (no storytime 10/4 and 11/29)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Monday October 28, 2019
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Toddler Tech
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes

Ages: 2-5 years old. 

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

Mondays @ 10:30 am: September 30, October 28, November 25 and December 16

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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In BeTWEEN Scene
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 15. 

Ages: Grades 4-6

You asked and we listened! Join us for projects and activities specifically geared to students in grades 4-6.

October 28 – STEM Creature Catcher

December 9 – Disguise a Gingerbread Man Library Contest

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Adults 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.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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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 (no storytime 10/8, 11/5 and 12/24)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Drop-in Technology Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Stop in to get all of your technology questions answered! This program will be held on Tuesdays from: 2 pm – 4 pm in Sept, Oct, Nov. & Dec.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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Fall Travel Series
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: No.

 
Ages: 18 and older

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served.

Oct. 1 – Castles of France - Royal Visit
Oct. 8 – Puerto Rico Treasure Island
Oct. 15 – Crater Lake National Park
Oct. 22 -- Switzerland
Oct. 29 – Secrets of Westminster Abbey

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins Sept. 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.

September 25 – Matisse's Apples

October 30 – Starlight Pumpkins

November 27 – Snowflake Art

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday October 31, 2019
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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: Sept. 19 through Dec. 19 (no storytime 10/10 and 11/28)

 

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

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