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Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Spring Travel Series - Rwanda
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 

 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Thursday April 4, 2019
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PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning Workshop - Health and Nutrition
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is created for children ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and is designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on Health & Wellness themed projects and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Nutrition - April 4
  • Session 2: Fit and Fun (exercise) - April 11
  • Session 3: Healthy Habits - April 18
  • Session 4: Safety and Health - April 25

A facilitator from WQED will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the April 4 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 17 spaces available.
 
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BWSD Family STEAM Night Grades K-8 @ HMS
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

We are thrilled to be a part of Baldwin Whitehall School District's 3rd Annual Family STEAM night for students in grades K-8 to be held at Harrison Middle School on Thursday, April 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm.  Stop by our table to experience a STEAM-related activity and pick up a new Spring 2019 program flyer! We look forward to seeing you there!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Saturday April 6, 2019
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Baldwin Library Open House
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 6 from 10 am - 2 pm 

Join us for a first-hand look at our brand new library! Receive a tour, play in the new children’s area, try out the new furniture, see our teen area, check out books and movies, and relax in our beautiful, modern environment! Activities include:

- Refreshments provided by The Alden
- FREE raffle
- Face painting from 12-2 pm
- Make-and-take crafts from 10 am-2 pm!

Library address: 5230 Wolfe Drive. Pittsburgh, PA 15236

 

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley   412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Spring Travel Series - California
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Do you love a good mystery?  Can’t wait to find out ‘whodunnit’? 

We have a great group that is looking to add others who like to talk about books.  No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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New Release Movie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Would you like to watch a new movie at the library?  It’s free and we’ll have light refreshments, too! Bring a few friends and have a relaxing time.  No registration required. 

This month's movie: Green Book 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Thursday April 11, 2019
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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! 

To receive text updates, text @talesfor to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning Workshop - Health and Nutrition
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is created for children ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and is designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on Health & Wellness themed projects and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Nutrition - April 4
  • Session 2: Fit and Fun (exercise) - April 11
  • Session 3: Healthy Habits - April 18
  • Session 4: Safety and Health - April 25

A facilitator from WQED will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the April 4 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Friday April 12, 2019
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Preschool Story 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.  Grow your preschooler's love for reading and learning!  No registration required. 

To receive text updates, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Spring Travel Series - New York City
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

In this beginning-to-cook class, 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. 

This month's recipe: Chocolate Chip Cookie Baked Oatmeal

Please bring to class: small/medium oven safe bowl/dish (at least 12 oz or more), measuring cups, measuring spoons, wooden spoon, small mixing bowl, medium mixing bowl, 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday April 18, 2019
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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! 

To receive text updates, text @talesfor to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Would you like to join a book club that’s casual and fun? What do we read?  Anything!  Fiction and non-fiction alike.  

This month's book is "Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning Workshop - Health and Nutrition
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is created for children ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and is designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on Health & Wellness themed projects and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Nutrition - April 4
  • Session 2: Fit and Fun (exercise) - April 11
  • Session 3: Healthy Habits - April 18
  • Session 4: Safety and Health - April 25

A facilitator from WQED will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the April 4 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Friday April 19, 2019
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Preschool Story 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.  Grow your preschooler's love for reading and learning!  No registration required. 

To receive text updates, 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

Four Corners? Small Diamond?  Postage stamp?  We’ll play 10 games for small prizes, with refreshments as well.  Bring some friends! No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Spring Travel Series - Western Europe
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday April 24, 2019 - Thursday April 25, 2019
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AARP Safe Driving Course
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

 

This two day safe driving course is for anyone over the age of 50. You may be eligible for a discount from your car insurance company after completing it. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, payable during the 1st class to the instructor.  Registration is required, as seating is limited. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 14 spaces available.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Do you love a good mystery?  Can’t wait to find out ‘whodunnit’? 

We have a great group that is looking to add others who like to talk about books.  No registration required. 

 

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! We will provide all the supplies and art smocks...your family provides the creativity and fun! No age limit requirements.  A "how to draw" segment will be included in each program.  Registration required. 

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: April 24 and May 22

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 19 spaces available.
Thursday April 25, 2019
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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! 

To receive text updates, text @talesfor to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning Workshop - Health and Nutrition
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PBS KIDS Family Creative Learning is a series of workshops that focus on learning through creative play and exploration! The STEM based, multi-generation engagement program is designed for children ages 5-8 (younger/older siblings are welcomed) and are designed to activate creative and collaborative learning using PBS KIDS media and resources. Each session is divided into four areas: EAT, EXPLORE, MAKE and SHARE! Families will enjoy a delicious catered dinner, work together on Health & Wellness themed projects and share with one another.

  • Session 1: Nutrition - April 4
  • Session 2: Fit and Fun (exercise) - April 11
  • Session 3: Healthy Habits - April 18
  • Session 4: Safety and Health - April 25

A facilitator from WQED will be available to instruct and support families as they work together. This is a grant-funded program sponsored by The Jefferson Regional Foundation. Registration for the April 4 workshop will include all four workshops.  Participants must be able to attend all four workshops.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Friday April 26, 2019
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Preschool Story 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.  Grow your preschooler's love for reading and learning!  No registration required. 

To receive text updates, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Saturday April 27, 2019
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Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our Spring program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy dog, hear stories and participate in a literacy activity.  Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed! Because all visits are on a volunteer basis, we ask all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found hereRegistration required. 

Saturday, April 27 @ 11:00 am and Saturday, May 11 @ 2:00 pm

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden with Susan Salis
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Butterflies and hummingbirds are both aesthetic and ecologically useful additions to the garden. What flowers and shrubs are butterfly and hummingbird magnets?  This talk will focus on how the home gardener can attract a variety of butterflies, as well as the Ruby-throated hummingbird, the only hummingbird to nest east of the Mississippi River.  Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 22 spaces available.
Monday April 29, 2019
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Meet Speech-Language Pathologist Jill Shook
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Jill Shook, MS, CCC-SLP is an ASHA-certified speech-language pathologist and mom who loves helping parents and caregivers learn more about their child's language development! She has provided fun, evidence-based speech-language therapy services since 2011, and has extensive experience in literacy-based interventions for many speech and language disorders, including articulation disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, fluency (stuttering) disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, intellectual disabilities, aphasia, Traumatic Brain Injury, and speech and language delays. Registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 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, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Spring Travel Series - Mediterranean Cities
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

Join us as we “travel” to 5 locations around the world. No need for a passport, just show up and bring a friend, if you like. Light refreshments served. No registration required. 

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net

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