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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
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Intro to Knitting and Crochet with Emily Klaczak
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Description:

Learn the basics of knitting and crochet, start a simple washcloth or scarf, or work on a project which you’ve already started .

 

Supplies:

1 skein of medium weight yarn, such as Red Heart Super Saver or Vanna’s Choice, or 1 skein of Lily’s Sugar and Cream.

Crochet: One hook size I/9

Knitting: One pair needles size 9

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Monday March 12, 2018
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Ancestry.com Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Attend this workshop to gain hands-on experience with ancestry.com and learn some tips! Ancestry.com is FREE at the library. We will have computers for you to explore the database and ask questions. If you have attended this class previously, feel free to attend again to get more practice! Registration required.
 
There are 6 spaces available.
Tuesday March 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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Creative Hands - CANCELLED
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Wednesday March 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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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, if applicable.

Wednesday, March 14 class: no items are needed for this class.

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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday March 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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Applebee's Fundraiser
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Dine at Applebee's and support the Baldwin Library on Thursday, March 15. Present this slip to your server and 15% of your check will support our library! Thank you for your support!

When: Thursday, March 15 from 11 am to 9 pm

Where: Applebee's Restaurant at 2045 Lebanon Church Road location only

This applies both to eat-in and takeout orders. You must bring and present this to your server. You can print it out yourself or stop by the library to pick one up. You must have a physical slip of paper and cannot show it on your phone. 

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Applebee's Restaurant
 
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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 March 16, 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
 
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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
Monday March 19, 2018
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CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library Program Room
 
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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
Tuesday March 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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University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Series - Diabetes
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

One third of all people with diabetes are not aware they have it. Find out if you are at risk. Learn about meal plans, lifestyle changes, and medications from a pharmacist’s perspective. Share your questions and concerns with Dr. Sharon Connor and student pharmacists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Tales for 2s and 3s - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
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 - Murder on the Orient Express
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.

This month we will show "Murder on the Orient Express".

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Book Cooks - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
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 refer to our listing below for cooking supplies needed for each class.

Supplies needed for March 21 class:  1 medium bowl with lid, wooden spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons, rolling pin, baking sheet

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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday March 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
Friday March 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
Saturday March 24, 2018
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Bagels, Bunnies and Baskets
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Hop on over to our library for our second annual egg hunt! Join us for bagels and juice, visit the therapy bunnies from Animal Friends (non-adoptable), get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny (optional), enjoy crafts and games, and go on a library egg hunt (to be held outdoors weather permitting, or indoors should it rain).

This is a free event; however any donations, either monetary or supply drive items, for our friends at Animal Friends will be greatly appreciated.  For a complete listing of supply drive items, please visit https://goo.gl/CKGaEj.  We will also have a springtime basket raffle, with all proceeds benefiting the Baldwin Library.  Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
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Monday March 26, 2018
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Beyond the Brush Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle, a local Michael’s art and craft instructor, as she introduces new projects each month that children can make and take! Registration required.
All programs begin at 6:30 pm: January 30, March 26 and April 23

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday March 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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University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Series - Blood Pressure and Cholesterol- Cancelled
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

 

 

 High blood pressure affects about 1 in 3 American adults. Learn about ways to monitor your blood pressure and lifestyles to promote a healthy heart. Additionally, understand high cholesterol from a pharmaceutical perspective. Improve your numbers, stay healthy, and prevent this disease through simple diet and exercise changes. Student pharmacists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy will present this fact-filled program. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday March 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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Anything Book Club
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

New members are always welcome.  We are reading "The curious incident of the dog in the night-time" by Mark Haddon.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@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 "Relic" by Douglas Preston.

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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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 (snowman collage), March 28 (fruit crate art) and April 25 (watercolor flowers)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday March 29, 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
Friday March 30, 2018 - Saturday March 31, 2018
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