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Monday January 8, 2018 - Thursday March 29, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Through the Lens...with George Clooney - Intolerable Cruelty
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Watch four weeks of movies featuring the acting of George Clooney.  Bring a friend!  Light refreshments will be served.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Creative Hands
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Children in grades 1-5 can join a local craft enthusiast and make beautiful, unique projects to keep for yourself or to give as a special gift using paper from the Cricut paper cutting system and other materials/supplies! Registration required.

Tuesdays at 6:30 pm:  January 23 (magic of winter bird), February 13 (dear to my heart card), March 13 (St. Patrick’s Day) and April 17 (rain bear)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Knit/Crochet for Charity with Emily Klaczak
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Description:

Make a colorful blanket for a child for Project Linus, or a chemo cap for a cancer patient at Hillman Cancer Center.  Patterns will be available, or bring one that you would like to try.

 

Supplies:

Child’s blanket: Washable yarn in kid-friendly bright colors; knitting or crochet needles.

Chemo caps:  Acrylic or cotton yarn, no wool or wool blends.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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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  bakowskit@einetwork.net
 
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Become a Google Expert
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Attend this workshop to learn tips on how to find the information you are looking for on Google. Learn different search techniques and how to detect advertisements. Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Movers and Makers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Students in grades K-5 can build, create, invent and discover in this hands-on maker program! Come and discover the wonders and whys of STEM! Registration required.  Please refer to website for items to bring from home (see below).

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm:  January 17 (igloos); February 14 (rocket cars); March 14 (bots); April 11 (plants)

FOR FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM -- PLEASE BRING 4 BOTTLE CAPS (ALL SAME SIZE) FOR EACH CHILD ATTENDING

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday February 15, 2018
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AARP Tax Aide
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have your tax forms completed and filed for free by our volunteers from AARP.  Please be sure to bring last year’s tax forms.  No appointments available. First come, first served.

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

That’s our name because we’ll read “anything”!  We are always looking for new friends to join our book club.

We are reading "It's What I Do" by Linsey Addario for this discussion.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Members of the Baldwin Board of Trustees are volunteers who donate their time and service to the library and it’s role in the community. The Board sets policy, fiscal goals and strategic direction in support of the Library’s mission and vision.

Baldwin Borough Public Library's Board of Trustees is composed of seven citizens of the community, appointed by Baldwin Borough Council. They serve 3-year terms and may be reappointed. The Board meets monthly at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month at the Library and all meetings are open to the public.

If you have any specific questions, comments or concerns and would like to speak to a Board member, you can email the board or write to:

President of the Board
41 Macek Drive 
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library Program Room
Friday February 16, 2018
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Preschool Story Alphabet Explorers - CANCELLED
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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Free Bingo Friday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

We play 10 games of exciting BINGO and win some interesting prizes. Bring a friend and enjoy light refreshments.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Saturday February 17, 2018
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Paws for a Cause
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come read to an Animal Friends dog. All ages welcome! Please bring one or more item from our Animal Friends Supply Drive list found on our website. March will feature a literacy rabbit as part of our Bagels, Bunnies & Baskets program! Registration required.

Saturdays at 11:00 am:   January 20, February 17, March 24 (rabbits) and April 21

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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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 Justin.Macak@chp.edu.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Monday February 19, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday February 20, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Through the Lens...with George Clooney - Michael Clayton
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Watch four weeks of movies featuring the acting of George Clooney.  Bring a friend!  Light refreshments will be served.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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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  bakowskit@einetwork.net
 
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New Release Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a fun time with light refreshments.  Bring a friend or two and stop and relax.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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! Registration required. Please see below for cooking supplies needed for this class.

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: January 24 (classic waffles), February 21 (mini calzones), March 21 (Shamrock tortilla chips) and April 18 (mini pizzas)

PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING SUPPLIES TO THE FEBRUARY 21 CLASS: small bowl, medium bowl (preferably glass), measuring cups, measuring spoons, kitchen dish towel, rolling pin, cutting board, one fork, baking tray

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday February 22, 2018
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AARP Tax Aide
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Have your tax forms completed and filed for free by our volunteers from AARP.  Please be sure to bring last year’s tax forms.  No appointments available. First come, first served.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Family Fun Nights
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Family Fun Nights are a wonderful way for families to spend quality and fun time together!  Join us each month for a new theme and a lot of family-friendly activities.  All Fun Nights are open to all ages! Registration required for each program.

Thursdays at 6:30 pm:  January 25 (Pete the Cat); February 8 (Curious George) and 22 (Fancy Nancy); March 8 (St. Patrick’s Day) and 22 (Elephant and Piggie); and April 12 (Pigeon) and 26 (Special One Book Event)

CONTACT:  Tracy Bakowski  412-885-2255  bakowskit@einetwork.net
There are 17 spaces available.
Friday February 23, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
Monday February 26, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Cord-cutting: Library Resources
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cut cable and want to know what resources are available for FREE at the library for you? Come learn about some library eResources and more! Registration required.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Through the Lens...with George Clooney - Descendants
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Watch four weeks of movies featuring the acting of George Clooney.  Bring a friend!  Light refreshments will be served.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Music Together© - RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 27 @ 6:30 PM
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Looking for a fun new activity for you and your baby, toddler or preschooler? Join us for a free Music Together© class led by Higher Voice Studio!  We will sing, dance, play instruments and be silly and the best part? No musical experience required! Come make music with us! Class size is limited. Registration required.

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: February 7 and April 4

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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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  bakowskit@einetwork.net
 
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Love a good mystery?  Join us for a great time trying to figure out "whodunnit"!  New friends are always welcome.

This month's book is "Necropolis Railway" by Andrew Martin.

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Cord-cutting: Library Resources
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cut cable and want to know what resources are available for FREE at the library for you? Come learn about some library eResources and more! Registration required.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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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 (penguin collage), March 28 (fruit crate art) and April 25 (watercolor flowers)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 10 spaces available.

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