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Tuesday June 18, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration required?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This weekly 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! 

To receive text updates, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Ancestry.com Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration required?: Yes. 

Ages: Adults.  

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.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Drop-in Technology Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Stop in to get all of your technology questions answered! This program will be held on Tuesdays from: 2 pm – 4 pm in June, July & August.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
Wednesday June 19, 2019
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Stories and STEM from Space
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Join us as we hear a story from an astronaut on the International Space Station.? We will learn a bit about what life aboard the Space Station is like and then experiment with some engaging STEM activities.? Ideal for ages K-5.??

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
 
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Free BINGO Wednesday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: 18 years and older.
 
Diamond?  Four Corners?  Full card?  Join us for a fun afternoon of Bingo, with 10 chances to win small prizes. Snacks, too! 
 
Other dates: July 17 & Aug. 21.
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: Preschool-Grade 2.

Reading has never tasted so good! 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!  Please see our website for supplies needed for each class.  

Featured Book: Blueberries for Sal ~ Featured Recipe: Blueberry Crisp

Please bring the following to the program: small glass oven-safe baking dish (approx 4-6"), measuring cups, measuring spoons, 1 small and 1 medium bowl, mixing spoon

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There is 1 space available.
Thursday June 20, 2019
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Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 24-36 months.

A weekly storytime specifically geared for toddlers 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing a lot of songs, and have plenty of music, movement and fun! Your toddler will love meeting new storytime buddies! To receive notifications, text @talesfor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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YOGreAt Yoga Camp
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Dates: Thursdays at 12:30 pm, June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15 

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15. Register for each session. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Ages: Grades 2-5.

Join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and water.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Yoga for Teens
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.
 
Ages: Grades 6-12.
 
Teens entering grades 6-12 will practice the vinyasa flow style of yoga, which links breathing with yoga poses and movement.  No prior experience with yoga is necessary.  The practice can be modified to meet the needs of individual teens. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. Class dates include: June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15.
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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ABC Book Club: We read anything!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration required?: No

Ages: 18 years and older.

ABC is our name because we’ll read anything.   

- June 20: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou.
- July 18: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
- August 15: TBD 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-882-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Kinderflute
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: 4-9

KinderFlute is a program perfect for children ages 4-9 that teaches music and how to play flute through games and movement. We are offering two, FREE, introductory classes taught by a private flute teacher and KinderFlute instructor, Katie Shesko. Flutes and materials for activities will all be provided, with an option to borrow the practice instrument with a monetary deposit.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Friday June 21, 2019
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Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 3-5 years.

Join our weekly preschool program where children can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft. Grow your preschooler’s love for reading and learning! To receive notifications, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Y on the Fly
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: 4-12 years.

The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and PNC Financial Services are once again bringing Y On the Fly to neighborhood libraries, delivering games, activities and healthy snacks. Each visit will incorporate active play and discussion around healthy eating. Activities will include jumping rope, various sports, obstacle courses and games with water. After play, kids will be provided with a nutritious snack, which they help to make, and are then given the recipe to take home.

**PLEASE DRESS YOUR CHILD IN COMFORTABLE CLOTHING - NO OPEN-TOED SHOES - PLENTY OF SUNSCREEN!

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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Teen Musical Theater Rehearsal
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Saturday June 22, 2019
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Summer Saturday Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
Monday June 24, 2019
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Walkie Talkies
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Would you like to get your week off on the right foot? Your left foot, too?  Come over to the library on Monday mornings for a casual walk around our new neighborhood. We have sidewalks! We’ll go if it rains or shines, but not during storms. We’ll wrap up with refreshments provided by Paramount Senior Living. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Monday Morning Masterpiece
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: Birth-3 years.

At each session, children can participate in a sensory art project geared for small hands and experience play time and socialization with other children.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Teen Musical Theater Rehearsal
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Google Tools Class
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration required?: Yes. Must have a google account (gmail) in order to attend the class. If you need help setting up a google account, please schedule a technology appointment prior to the class.  

Ages: Adults.  

You don’t have Microsoft Word or Excel on your computer, but still want to create documents and spreadsheets? No Problem! You’ll learn the different tools available to with your Google Account including Google Docs & Google Sheets! 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday June 25, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration required?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This weekly 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! 

To receive text updates, text @bouncingba to 81010

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Google Tools Class
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration required?: Yes. Must have a google account (gmail) in order to attend the class. If you need help setting up a google account, please schedule a technology appointment prior to the class.  

Ages: Adults.  

You don’t have Microsoft Word or Excel on your computer, but still want to create documents and spreadsheets? No Problem! You’ll learn the different tools available to with your Google Account including Google Docs & Google Sheets! 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Drop-in Technology Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Stop in to get all of your technology questions answered! This program will be held on Tuesdays from: 2 pm – 4 pm in June, July & August.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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Shake, Rattle & Roll
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: No

Ages: Birth-5 years.

Absolutely no talking in this program, only singing! Musical instruments will delight your child as we introduce new music and put a fresh spin on the familiar.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Forts and Free Play
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Let your imagination go wild! We provide the supplies, you bring the creativity. We will read an imaginative story and then spend some time creating using fort kits, Legos, blocks, and the childhood classic- big boxes. Each week will be a new adventure. Ideal for grades K-5.

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
 
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Mystery Lovers' Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: 18 years and older.

Do you love to find out “whodunnit?”  We are always on the lookout for new members. 

June 26: Murder Unmentioned by Sulari Gentill
July 24: Think of a Number by John Verdon 
August 28:  Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Sept. 25: Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
?Oct. 23: Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: All ages.

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 of the supplies and art smocks...your family provides the creativity and fun! A “how to draw” segment will be included in each program.  

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Tales for 2s and 3s - CANCELLED
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 24-36 months.

A weekly storytime specifically geared for toddlers 24-36 months old with a caregiver. We will read great stories, sing a lot of songs, and have plenty of music, movement and fun! Your toddler will love meeting new storytime buddies! To receive notifications, text @talesfor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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YOGreAt Yoga Camp - CANCELLED
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Dates: Thursdays at 12:30 pm, June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15 

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15. Register for each session. Class size is limited to 12 students.

Ages: Grades 2-5.

Join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and water.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Yoga for Teens - CANCELLED
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.
 
Ages: Grades 6-12.
 
Teens entering grades 6-12 will practice the vinyasa flow style of yoga, which links breathing with yoga poses and movement.  No prior experience with yoga is necessary.  The practice can be modified to meet the needs of individual teens. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel. Class dates include: June 13, 20, 27; July 25; August 1, 8, 15.
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Kinderflute - RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 22
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: 4-9

KinderFlute is a program perfect for children ages 4-9 that teaches music and how to play flute through games and movement. We are offering two, FREE, introductory classes taught by a private flute teacher and KinderFlute instructor, Katie Shesko. Flutes and materials for activities will all be provided, with an option to borrow the practice instrument with a monetary deposit.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Tween Nights: Maker Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: 9-12 years.

We will be making stamps to create unique artwork. We provide the supplies and snacks, you provide the creativity. 

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Friday June 28, 2019
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Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 3-5 years.

Join our weekly preschool program where children can explore stories through songs, retellings, STEM activities and a craft. Grow your preschooler’s love for reading and learning! To receive notifications, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Teen Musical Theater Rehearsal
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Baldwin Community Star Party
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins May 15.

Ages: All ages.

All ages are welcome to join us as the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh presents a short astronomy overview followed by a guided viewing of the wonders of the night sky through telescopes. Please bring along your own binoculars if you have them!  

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday June 29, 2019
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Summer Saturday Hours: 10 am - 2 pm

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