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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! 

Wednesday March 7, 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

 

 
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Baby Wear Dance
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

You won’t want to miss this preview dance/exercise class with your baby! Participants wear their baby (facing in) in a carrier while using music and dance to bond with their child! Music ranges from Pop to Funk to Soul, and no dance or choreography experience is required – just bonding with your baby! Babies must be in an ergonomic, two-shoulder carrier or equivalent.  Please arrive 15 minutes early to be wrapped and ready to dance! Both males and females are encouraged to attend! Registration required.

 

There are many spaces available.
Thursday March 8, 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.

 
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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)

There are many spaces available.
Friday March 9, 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.

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

There are 8 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

 
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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)

There are 6 spaces available.
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

 

 
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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.

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

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.

 
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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.

 
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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

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.

 
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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.

Monday March 19, 2018
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Learn Bus
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

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

Wednesday March 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

 

 
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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.

 
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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 refer to our website for cooking supplies needed for each class.

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

There are 23 spaces available.
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.

 
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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)

There are 19 spaces available.
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.

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 bunnies from Animal Friends, get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny (optional), and go on a library egg hunt (to be held outdoors weather permitting, or indoors should it rain). Registration required beginning February 24.

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

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

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

 

 
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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.

 

 
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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)

There are 19 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.

Friday March 30, 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.


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