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Friday September 14, 2018
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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. There will be no storytime on October 5 and November 23.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, text @prekexplor to 81010.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Baldwin Community Star Party
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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 provided by AAAP members. Please bring along your own binoculars if you have them! Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Intro to Knitting and Crochet with Emily Klaczak
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn the basics of knitting and crochet, start a simple washcloth or work on a project which you have already started. 

Registration is required. 

Supplies:  1 skein of medium weight yarn, such as Red Heart Super Saver or Vanna's Choice, or 1 skein of Sugar and Cream

Crochet:  One hook size 1/9

Knitting: One pair needles size 9

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Monday September 17, 2018
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Rite-Aid Flu Shot Clinic
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

Rite Aid representative Linda Franz and certified immunizing pharmacists will be hosting a flu shot clinic at the library.  Please bring your insurance card, as there will be paperwork to fill out to send to your insurance company. For those without insurance, the cost is $34.99 for those over 9 years and for those over 65, the cost is $74.99. No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Beyond the Brush Art
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join local Michael’s art and craft instructor Michelle as she shares her love of artistic creativity with the community and brings her talent to the Baldwin Library! Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle as she introduces a new, exciting project each month and take home a beautiful, unique creation! Registration required. 

Mondays at 6:30 pm:  September 17, October 22 and December 10 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday September 18, 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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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New Release Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a newly released movie, snacks and drinks.  Bring a friend! No registration required.

This month:  Won't You be My Neighbor?

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

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: September 19 (Back to School: Yogurt Fruit Bars), October 24 (Fall: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins) and November 14 (Sweater Weather: Easy Chicken Noodle Soup) 

SUPPLIES FOR SEPTEMBER 19 CLASS: one small mixing bowl, one medium mixing bowl with lid, measuring cups, measuring spoons, wooden/mixing spoon, food chopper (if you have one)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday September 20, 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. No storytime September 27, October 4 and November 22.

To receive text updates should toddler storytime need to be cancelled, text @talesfor to 81010

 

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

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library Program Room
 
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Yoga at the Library
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Yoga is a great way to learn how to let go of stress and tension. Come join Karyna for some movement that will increase your flexibly and focus. All levels welcome. Pay what you can, donation, at the door. Come to one or all sessions.

Registration Requested.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Library Program Room
There are 7 spaces available.
Friday September 21, 2018
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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. There will be no storytime on October 5 and November 23.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, 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? Full cover? Postage stamp?  We play 10 games of BINGO, with snacks and prizes!  Bring some friends! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Mom's Pamper and Paint Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

You asked for more nights out and we listened! Join local artist Michelle as she presents two amazing programs! Snacks and drinks will be provided! Relax and enjoy a night out just for yourself! Registration required for each program. 

Fridays at 7:00 pm: September 21 (painted wine glass) and November 16 (painted wood pallet sign) 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Saturday September 22, 2018
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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 fall program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy cat or 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. 

Saturdays at 11:00 am: September 22, October 13, November 17 and December 15 (as part of our family holiday party) 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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A Tribute to Elvis Fundraiser
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Holy Apostles Parish St. Albert the Great: 3198 Schieck St | 15227
  • Tickets: $30. Purchase tickets at the library or online here: https://baldwinlibrarystributetoelvis.eventbrite.com
  • Includes: Dinner, beer and dessert. Feel free to BYOB!
  • Elvis-themed drinks, raffles 50/50, Chinese Auction & Elvis Costume Contest
CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Holy Apostles Parish St. Albert the Great
Monday September 24, 2018
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Learn Microsoft Publisher
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ever get frustrated trying to make a basic flyer or brochure in Microsoft Word?  Attend our Basic Microsoft Publisher class and let go of those frustrations.  Publisher allows you to design handouts, flyers, brochures, etc. easily without the headaches of Microsoft Word. Registration required.   

Other class date: Monday, Sept. 24 @ 6:30 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Learn Microsoft Publisher
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ever get frustrated trying to make a basic flyer or brochure in Microsoft Word?  Attend our Basic Microsoft Publisher class and let go of those frustrations.  Publisher allows you to design handouts, flyers, brochures, etc. easily without the headaches of Microsoft Word. Registration required.   

Other class date: Monday, Sept. 24 @ 2 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday September 25, 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

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Meet Children's Author Dana DiSante
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

From the book Penny the Pink Nose Poodle, meet picture book author Dana DiSante, along with her pink nose poodle, Penny! Find out how Penny made her journey from the New Castle Pound to find her perfect forever home! Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Want to find out “whodunit”?  We are always looking for new readers and this is one fun group! No registration required. 

This month we are discussing "Rebecca" by Daphne Du Maurier.

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: September 26 (scarecrow art), November 21 (leaf prints) and December 19 (clay snowman) 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 21 spaces available.
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Yoga for Kids with Ms. Leah
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Students in grades 2-5 can 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/towel and water.  Registration required for each class attending. 

Thursdays at 4:30 pm: September 27; October 11 & 25; November 8 & 29; December 6 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There is 1 space available.
 
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College Admissions Presentation
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Is college now on your radar? Does the prep process seem overwhelming? Join Chris Hitchens from College Admissions Solutions for a presentation for both students and parents. This program includes the steps necessary to successfully navigate the college investigation and application process and provides help as parents support their child through this journey. Topics covered in presentation include: aptitude testing, career discussion, college majors, colleges that make sense, high school classes, SAT/ACT prep, financial aid, scholarships, college essays and college visits. There will be a Q&A session at the conclusion of the program. Registration required.

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Friday September 28, 2018
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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. There will be no storytime on October 5 and November 23.

To receive text updates should preschool storytime need to be cancelled, text @prekexplor to 81010.

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

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