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Monday June 10, 2019 - Friday August 16, 2019
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Out of this World Summer Reading and Learning at Baldwin Library!

Join us for a summer filled with reading and programming at the Baldwin Library! There are summer reading clubs for adults (18 and older), teens (grades 6-12), and children (birth-5th grade). Adult summer reading needs no registration - just fill out a slip for each book read and enter to win one gift basket each month.  Teen and children summer reading requires registration - just stop into the library to sign up and get your summer reading bag to be on your way to a summer of reading and learning!

CONTACT:    412-885-2255  
Wednesday July 10, 2019
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Stories and STEM from Space
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 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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New Release Movie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration required?: No.

Ages: 18 years and older. 
 
Join us for a new release movie, snacks, and meet some new friends!
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Out of this World Art Camp
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Join us for one day or all four days of our art camp, focusing on art related to outer space! 

July 9 - Rockets in Space
July 10 - Constellations
July 11 - Space Shuttle
July 12 - Watercolor Rockets 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Poison Prevention
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-2. 

The Penn State Pesticide Education Program and Penn State Master Gardener Program will present a poison prevention program for children and caregivers. Topics include pest management, chemical cleaners, safe practice for storing fuel, and weed control.  Children will learn about safe practices including identifying signal words on labels that indicate a product is poisonous.  Take-home packets will be included along with Mr. Yuk stickers. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday July 11, 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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Out of this World Art Camp
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Join us for one day or all four days of our art camp, focusing on art related to outer space! 

July 9 - Rockets in Space
July 10 - Constellations
July 11 - Space Shuttle
July 12 - Watercolor Rockets 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There is 1 space available.
 
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Meet a Robot
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-4.

Come to the library for an evening of interacting with a robot. We will practice coding the robots to navigate mazes, do simple tasks, and maybe even trace our names.? Each week will be a different robot. Ideal for ages K-4.

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
Friday July 12, 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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Out of this World Art Camp
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Join us for one day or all four days of our art camp, focusing on art related to outer space! 

July 9 - Rockets in Space
July 10 - Constellations
July 11 - Space Shuttle
July 12 - Watercolor Rockets 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 7 spaces available.
Saturday July 13, 2019
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Summer Saturday Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
Monday July 15, 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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Dance Me a Story
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes for each session and begins June 15.

Ages:  3-5 years.

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater will be presenting a three-week dance session to children ages 3-5! Each class will begin with simple stretches and warm-ups before journeying into each story and its characters through movement and song.  Parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate with their child!  

**Please have children wear dance or comfortable clothing - no sandals or open shoes please**

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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Discover your next read!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration required?: Yes.   

Ages: Adults.  

Tired of reading the same authors?  Join us for a hands-on class where you will walk away with a number of ways to discover new reads and also keep track of the books you read!

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday July 16, 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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Discover your next read!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration required?: Yes.   

Ages: Adults.  

Tired of reading the same authors?  Join us for a hands-on class where you will walk away with a number of ways to discover new reads and also keep track of the books you read!

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 July 17, 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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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 June 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! 

This month's recipe:  Granola Bars

Supplies to bring to class:  8x8 baking pan, 1 small bowl and 1 large bowl, mixing spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday July 18, 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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Y on the Fly
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 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.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many 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.   

- July 18: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
- August 15: TBD 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-882-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Teen Crafternoon: Paracord Survival Bracelets
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades 6-12.

Based on the Ranger’s Apprentice series by John Flanagan, students can learn how to make a paracord survival bracelet to keep or send to a soldier overseas through Operation Gratitude.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 11 spaces available.
Friday July 19, 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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Mom's Pamper and Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: Yes for each session and begins June 15. 

Cost: $5.00 per person payable night of event

All of you moms are amazing, and we think you deserve a night out! Relax with some cool beverages, cheese, crackers and fresh summer fruit while you learn how to make a beautiful art project to take home with you! Don’t miss a night of great food, friends, conversation and relaxation! 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 2 spaces available.
Saturday July 20, 2019
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Summer Saturday Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
Monday July 22, 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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Meet Mr. McSlithers!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: All ages.

Meet the Allegheny County Park Rangers Educational Animal, an Eastern Black Rat Snake named Mr. McSlithers.  Learn about his habitat, diet and everyday life while you get up close to learn about his unique adaptations. 

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
Tuesday July 23, 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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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 July 24, 2019
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Stories and STEM from Space
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 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:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@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. 

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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Knit/Crochet Granny Squares with Emily
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration required?: Yes.

Ages: 18 years or older.

A traditional crochet pattern that is a fun way to use up yarn scraps, or work with the new self-striping yarns. 

Supplies: 
-  Crochet hook H/8 or I/9
- Instructor will provide yarn. 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  4128852255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 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 July 25, 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

Registration?: Yes and begins June 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 June 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 10 spaces available.
 
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Tween Nights: Tech Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: 9-12 years. 

We will learn to program a few different robots to accomplish creative tasks. We might even take a robot swimming! Don’t miss this fun night with friends and snacks.

CONTACT:  Becky Holmes  412-885-2255  holmesr@einetwork.net
There are 7 spaces available.
Friday July 26, 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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Canvas and Color Teen Paint Nights
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades 6-12.

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join local artist Michelle and learn how to paint a 9x12 canvas piece of artwork! Techniques are taught using acrylic paint to create a take-home masterpiece ready to hang! 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday July 27, 2019
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Summer Saturday Hours: 10 am - 2 pm
Monday July 29, 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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Dance Me a Story
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes for each session and begins June 15.

Ages:  3-5 years.

The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater will be presenting a three-week dance session to children ages 3-5! Each class will begin with simple stretches and warm-ups before journeying into each story and its characters through movement and song.  Parents are welcomed and encouraged to participate with their child!  

**Please have children wear dance or comfortable clothing - no sandals or open shoes please**

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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Borrow FREE books, magazines, music & more!
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration required?: Yes and must have a library card to attend. 

Ages: All ages.

Come learn how to borrow and download FREE content directly to your device. The library has FREE eResources available that allow you to borrow materials at your convenience and when you are away from the library. Bring your device and we will help you get started! 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday July 30, 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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Borrow FREE books, magazines, music & more!
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Registration required?: Yes and must have a library card to attend. 

Ages: All ages.

Come learn how to borrow and download FREE content directly to your device. The library has FREE eResources available that allow you to borrow materials at your convenience and when you are away from the library. Bring your device and we will help you get started! 

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 July 31, 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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Movers and Makes Family STEM Night
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and begins June 15.

Ages: Grades K-5.

Come build, create and discover in this hands-on family maker program! 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 3 spaces available.

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