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Tuesday October 6, 2020
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Adventures Around the World - Let's Explore
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Join us on Facebook on Tuesdays as we look for places to visit all over the world.  It might be a museum,a zoo, a famous landmark or wherever our travels take us.

Baldwin Library Facebook

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Big Science, Little People (STEM)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Help your child discover the wonders of science through this monthly STEM program which combines an age-appropriate (geared to ages 3-6) STEM story followed by an at-home activity.  No registration required - simply join us on our Facebook page to follow along at your own pace! 

Tuesdays at 10:30 am: October 6, October 27 and November 17

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Teen Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join instructor Leah via Zoom Video for a 30-minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation. Sessions are geared to students entering 6th-12th grade. Please wear comfortable clothing and have a yoga mat or towel and water available. Simply register, and we will email you a Zoom link prior to the program.  Please register for each weekly session.

Tuesdays at 5:00 pm: October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday October 7, 2020
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Guided Meditation for Beginners
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Look for our new Wednesday Facebook post to discover the stress-reducing powers of meditation.

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Teens - Cook, Create and Celebrate
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us via Zoom Video for a creative teen (grades 6-12) cooking class! Please see supply lists for items and ingredients to have available prior to the start of the program. Simply register, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the program.

October 7 recipe: Cinnamon Sugar Apple Muffins

Supplies needed:  large bowl, whisk or fork, measuring cups, measuring spoons, knife, cutting board, wooden spoon, muffin tin, cupcake liners or something to grease your muffin tin
 
Ingredients needed: 2 apples (pink lady or apples of your choice), coconut oil (or almond/avocado oil), milk, white vinegar, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, allspice, 2 tblsp. butter, white sugar, cinnamon
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
The registration period has ended.
Thursday October 8, 2020
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Easy Exercising at Home
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

Join us each Thursday on our Facebook page for some easy exercises that you can do at home.

 

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Friday October 9, 2020
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Adult Make and Take Craft Kit
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Try out a new project from the comfort of your own home! Each month, we will be featuring a different make and take craft for adults.

This month's craft is pressed herb candles. Kits include instructions, wax, pressed herbs, and wick. Registration is required to reserve a kit. 

CONTACT:  Angela Fenk  412-885-2255  fenka@einetwork.net
The registration period has ended.
 
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Ladies Pamper and Paint Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

We may not be able to get together in person, but the Ladies Paint Night tradition continues online! Join local artist Michelle in a virtual paint night class via Zoom as she teaches us step-by-step instructions to create a memorable art project ! Simply register, and we will send you a Zoom link the day before the program.  Then sit back, enjoy a beverage and the online company as we paint together!

Project: Fall Canvas Bird

Supplies List:

  • 2 flat brushes (1 small, 1 medium)
  • 2 round brushes (1 small, size 0, 1 or 2; 1 medium, size 6, 8 or 10)
  • A photo of your bird of choice
  • Acrylic paint colors of your choice - if going with fall colors, we suggest orange, yellow, brown, black, blue, yellow and green
  • Ultra fine point Sharpie
  • Canvas of your choice, either 9x12 or 12x12

 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
The registration period has ended.
Monday October 12, 2020
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A Walk in South Park - Cancelled!
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  Yes

Let's start off the week with a gentle walk in South Park.  Please meet in the large parking lot near the end of Corrigan Drive, across from the round Horse Barn.

We will social distance and please register so that I know I'll have someone to walk with.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
The registration period has ended.
 
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Picture Book Children's Choice
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

We are bringing our annual Picture Book Children's Choice event to your child! We will read one book each month (October through February) on our Facebook page, along with a related activity.  In March everyone will have the opportunity to let their voice be heard by voting for their favorite book from the five selected titles! No registration required!

This year's book titles include Because, Big Boys CryThe Hundred-Year Barn, Lubna and Pebble and When Grandma Gives You A Lemon Tree

Mondays at 2:00 pm: October 12, November 9, December 7 (2021 dates to be announced) 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday October 13, 2020
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Adventures Around the World - Let's Explore
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Join us on Facebook on Tuesdays as we look for places to visit all over the world.  It might be a museum,a zoo, a famous landmark or wherever our travels take us.

Baldwin Library Facebook

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

We are on the road to helping your child read 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! Each month, you can stop by the library (inside or curbside) and pick up a literacy kit filled with everything you need to get started on your child's road to reading! Then join us on Facebook as you use the items contained in the literacy kit to follow along with this early literacy program! One book, one rhyme, one song, one craft and one activity all to help your child become a life-long reader! Please register individually for each program to reserve a literacy kit for pickup! 

Items contained in literacy kit: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten folder/supplies/parent guide (if you didn't receive one in September), FREE book, laminated literacy card, craft, musical scarf, and activity sheet 

Tuesday, September 22 (tote bag pick up begins September 17)

Tuesday, October 13 (tote bag pickup begins October 8)

Monday, November 2 (tote bag pickup begins October 28)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
The registration period has ended.
 
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Teen Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join instructor Leah via Zoom Video for a 30-minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation. Sessions are geared to students entering 6th-12th grade. Please wear comfortable clothing and have a yoga mat or towel and water available. Simply register, and we will email you a Zoom link prior to the program.  Please register for each weekly session.

Tuesdays at 5:00 pm: October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
The registration period has ended.
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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Guided Meditation for Beginners
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Look for our new Wednesday Facebook post to discover the stress-reducing powers of meditation.

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Learn How to Face Paint with Ms. Dana
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to face paint? Now is your chance! Join professional artist, Ms. Dana, owner of Pittsburgh Party Creations, via Zoom Video to instruct you step-by-step on how to begin face painting with designs just in time for Halloween! Simply register, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the program. Designs will be different in each program.

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: October 14 and October 28

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
The registration period has ended.
Thursday October 15, 2020
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Easy Exercising at Home
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

Join us each Thursday on our Facebook page for some easy exercises that you can do at home.

 

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Baldwin Bedtime Books - Online Bedtime Storytime
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Before children are snug in their beds, join the Baldwin Borough Public Library every other Thursday evening at 7:00 pm on our Facebook page for bedtime stories, songs and activities that are sure to cure those bedtime blues!

Thursdays at 7:00 pm: October 1, 15, 29 and November 12

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Facebook
 
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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 October 16, 2020
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Craft Happy Hour
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

After you've picked up your make and take craft kit at the library, follow along with us and create your candle over zoom! Registration is required. A zoom link will be sent out one day prior to the event. 

CONTACT:  Angela Fenk  412-885-2255  fenka@einetwork.net
There are 14 spaces available.
Monday October 19, 2020
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A Walk in South Park
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  Yes

Let's start off the week with a gentle walk in South Park.  Please meet in the large parking lot near the end of Corrigan Drive, across from the round Horse Barn.

We will social distance and please register so that I know I'll have someone to walk with.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 13 spaces available.
Tuesday October 20, 2020
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Adventures Around the World - Let's Explore
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Join us on Facebook on Tuesdays as we look for places to visit all over the world.  It might be a museum,a zoo, a famous landmark or wherever our travels take us.

Baldwin Library Facebook

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Tiny Tales
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

This online storytime, geared to children ages birth-3, will include one book, songs, rhymes, musical instruments, scarves and bubbles along with early literacy tips for parents! Meet us on our Facebook page each month to read and sing along with us!

Tuesdays at 10:30 am: September 29, October 20 and November 10

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Facebook
 
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Teen Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join instructor Leah via Zoom Video for a 30-minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation. Sessions are geared to students entering 6th-12th grade. Please wear comfortable clothing and have a yoga mat or towel and water available. Simply register, and we will email you a Zoom link prior to the program.  Please register for each weekly session.

Tuesdays at 5:00 pm: October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday October 21, 2020
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Guided Meditation for Beginners
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Look for our new Wednesday Facebook post to discover the stress-reducing powers of meditation.

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Young chefs of any age can join us via Zoom for a monthly make-from-scratch cooking program with a focus on fun foods and a related story at the conclusion of the program. This program increases children's math, problem solving, vocabulary and literacy skills, while tying in chemistry, science and geography. Register online for each program your child will be attending, and a Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.  
 
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: September 23, October 21 and November 18 (please register for each session)
 
October 21 recipe: Lemon Yogurt Cake
 
Supplies needed for program: loaf pan, parchment paper, small bowl and medium bowl, measuring spoons, stand or hand mixer, wooden spoon, lemon zester if you have one
 
Ingredients needed for program:
  • (2) 6-oz lemon yogurt (NOT Greek yogurt) - example is Trader Joe's organic lemon french country style yogurt, but any lemon yogurt is good!
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 oz sugar
  • 5 oz vegetable oil
  • 24 oz flour
  • 1.5 tsp baking powder
  • 1 lemon
  • Chocolate chips, fresh or frozen berries, etc. (optional)
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 22, 2020
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Easy Exercising at Home
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

Join us each Thursday on our Facebook page for some easy exercises that you can do at home.

 

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration:  No

We read anything!  Please come and join us for a good book chat.

This month:  "Born a crime" by Trevor Noah

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Take It and Make It for Teens
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Teens (grades 6-12) can stop by the library (in library or curbside) to pick up a take-and-make teen craft bag, then join us on Zoom as we connect and craft together! Please register for each session, and a Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Wednesday, September 30 at 6:30 pm: Apple Stress Balls (pick up craft bag beginning September 28)

Thursday, October 22 at 6:30 pm: Fall Napkin Luminaries (pick up craft bag beginning October 19)

Thursday, November 19 at 6:30 pm: Diwali Flowers (pick up craft bag beginning November 16)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Friday October 23, 2020
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Paint Your Own Halloween Face Mask
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Kids of all ages are invited to join us via Zoom as Ms. Michelle leads this spooktacular Halloween face mask painting night! Please provide a cloth face mask and your creativity! Please register, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the program.

Instructions about the class will be posted soon! 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday October 24, 2020
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Creepy Crawly Cruise-Up - 2:00 PM SESSION!!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

While we are unable to hold our Creepy Crawly Cafe indoor event this year, we have taken our popular annual Halloween event outdoors for Creepy Crawly Cruise-Up!

Pack up your family and drive to the parking lot behind the library (near Leland ballfields). Each family will receive a pre-packaged Halloween activity bag to use during the event and to keep! Staff and special guests will rotate every 10 minutes to provide Halloween fun and activities (no food) for your family while you remain at your vehicle! 

To adhere to safety and social distance guidelines, all cars will park every other parking space and can view activities either from the back of your vehicle or by sitting directly in front of your vehicle.  All family members over the age of 2 MUST wear a mask during this event.

  • Space is limited to 25 vehicles per session!
  • Cost is $10.00 per car - please bring exact change as no change will be given
  • There is a 2:00 pm and a 5:00 pm session! Please only register for ONE of the sessions beginning Friday, October 9 at 10:00 am. Register either online, in person, or by calling the library at 412-885-2255.
  • Each family must register individually.
  • Thank you to our friends at Heritage Hospice for providing candy for our guests!

*In lieu of our annual Pumpkin Decorating contest voting, we ask that you decorate your car for Halloween! Three families with the most votes on their decorated car will win a special prize!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Creepy Crawly Cruise-Up - 5:00 PM SESSION!!
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

While we are unable to hold our Creepy Crawly Cafe indoor event this year, we have taken our popular annual Halloween event outdoors for Creepy Crawly Cruise-Up!

Pack up your family and drive to the parking lot behind the library (near Leland ballfields). Each family will receive a pre-packaged Halloween activity bag to use during the event and to keep! Staff and special guests will rotate every 10 minutes to provide Halloween fun and activities (no food) for your family while you remain at your vehicle!

To adhere to safety and social distance guidelines, all cars will park every other parking space and can view activities either from the back of your vehicle or by sitting directly in front of your vehicle.  All family members over the age of 2 MUST wear a mask during this event.

  • Space is limited to 25 vehicles per session!
  • Cost is $10.00 per car - please bring exact change as no change will be given
  • There is a 2:00 pm and a 5:00 pm session! Please only register for ONE of the sessions beginning Friday, October 9 at 10:00 am. Register either online, in person, or by calling the library at 412-885-2255. 
  • Each family must register individually.
  • Thank you to our friends at Heritage Hospice for providing candy for our guests!

*In lieu of our annual Pumpkin Decorating contest voting, we ask that you decorate your car for Halloween! Three families with the most votes on their decorated car will win a special prize!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 13 spaces available.
Monday October 26, 2020
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A Walk in South Park
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  Yes

Let's start off the week with a gentle walk in South Park.  Please meet in the large parking lot near the end of Corrigan Drive, across from the round Horse Barn.

We will social distance and please register so that I know I'll have someone to walk with.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday October 27, 2020
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Adventures Around the World - Let's Explore
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Join us on Facebook on Tuesdays as we look for places to visit all over the world.  It might be a museum,a zoo, a famous landmark or wherever our travels take us.

Baldwin Library Facebook

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Big Science, Little People (STEM)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Help your child discover the wonders of science through this monthly STEM program which combines an age-appropriate (geared to ages 3-6) STEM story followed by an at-home activity.  No registration required - simply join us on our Facebook page to follow along at your own pace! 

Tuesdays at 10:30 am: October 6, October 27 and November 17

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Teen Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join instructor Leah via Zoom Video for a 30-minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation. Sessions are geared to students entering 6th-12th grade. Please wear comfortable clothing and have a yoga mat or towel and water available. Simply register, and we will email you a Zoom link prior to the program.  Please register for each weekly session.

Tuesdays at 5:00 pm: October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday October 28, 2020
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Guided Meditation for Beginners
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

 

Look for our new Wednesday Facebook post to discover the stress-reducing powers of meditation.

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Love mysteries?  Can't wait to find out who "dunnit"?  Then join this fun group for a rousing party-like atmosphere!

This month:  "Billy Boyle" by James Benn

Location:  Zoom

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Learn How to Face Paint with Ms. Dana
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Have you ever wanted to learn how to face paint? Now is your chance! Join professional artist, Ms. Dana, owner of Pittsburgh Party Creations, via Zoom Video to instruct you step-by-step on how to begin face painting with designs just in time for Halloween! Simply register, and a Zoom link will be emailed to you prior to the program. Designs will be different in each program.

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: October 14 and October 28

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Zoom Video
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 29, 2020
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Easy Exercising at Home
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Registration:  No

Join us each Thursday on our Facebook page for some easy exercises that you can do at home.

 

Baldwin Library Facebook page

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Baldwin Bedtime Books - Online Bedtime Storytime
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Before children are snug in their beds, join the Baldwin Borough Public Library every other Thursday evening at 7:00 pm on our Facebook page for bedtime stories, songs and activities that are sure to cure those bedtime blues!

Thursdays at 7:00 pm: October 1, 15, 29 and November 12

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

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