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Saturday April 21, 2018
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
There are many spaces available.
Monday April 23, 2018
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
Panera Bread Fundraiser
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dine at Panera and support the Baldwin Library on Monday, April 23! Present this slip to your server and 20% of your check will support our library! Thank you for your support!

When: Monday, April 23 from 4 pm to 8 pm

Where: Panera's Restaurant at 5301 Grove Rd, Caste Village location only

This applies both to eat-in and takeout orders. You can bring and present this to your server or you can show it on your mobile phone or tablet 

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255
LOCATION: Panera Restaurant
Beyond the Brush Art - rescheduled to Tuesday, April 24
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
There are many spaces available.
Book Share
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

What’s Book Share? Not the same as a book club! Together we will be chatting about our latest books we’ve read (both likes & dislikes), talk about ways to find your next read and more! Pam and Nancy will also be providing a few recommendations for you! Registration optional for this new program.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 24, 2018
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
Spring Travel Series - -
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us as we "travel" around the world during this six-week series.  Light refreshments will be provided by Norbert Personal Care and Seven Oaks Hospice.  Bring a friend or two! No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
Wednesday April 25, 2018
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
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 "Light in the Ruins" by Chris Bohjalian.


CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
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
There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday April 26, 2018
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
There are 9 spaces available.
Friday April 27, 2018
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
Monday April 30, 2018
Book to Movie Club
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for our BRAND NEW book club at the library! Each month we will be reading a book, watching the movie adaptation and then discussing the differences, similarities and more! Be sure to join us. If you have questions about this NEW program, see Pam! Please have the book read for our discussion on May 7.  No registration required.

  • Monday, April 30 @ 6:30 pm: Movie Viewing
  • Monday, May 7 @ 6:30 pm: Discussion

This month’s title: Silver Linings Playbook

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255

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