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Wednesday September 25, 2019
Mystery Lovers' Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 18 and older.

Do you love a good mystery?  Can’t wait to find out “whodunnit”? Join our lively group and get in on the surprise! Always looking for new members!
  • Sept. 25: Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  • Nov. 6: Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen
  • Dec. 4: A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill
  • Jan. 15: Cost of Living by Rachel Ward
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  4128852255
Brushes Before Bedtime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes

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.

September 25 – Matisse's Apples

October 30 – Starlight Pumpkins

November 27 – Snowflake Art

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Thursday September 26, 2019
Tales for 2s and 3s
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: 24-36 months

A 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. 

Thursdays @ 10:30 am: Sept. 19 through Dec. 19 (no storytime 10/10 and 11/28)


CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Yoga for Teens
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending.

Ages: Grades 6-12

Yoga for Teens incorporates mindfulness and yoga practices to help teens connect with their own strength, calm and well-being.  We use meditation, breathing techniques, sound, movement and yoga poses that are accessible to all teens.  No previous yoga experience is required.  Please bring your own mat and water bottle. This program is taught by Ms. Beth from Clarity Wellness, who is a certified instructor of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens.

Thursdays @ 5 pm: Sept. 19 thru October 24 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are 10 spaces available.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 4-9 years old. 

Thursdays at 6:30 pm, Sept. 19 & 26 (intro classes) and October 3, 10, 17 & 24 (group classes)

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, followed by four group classes.  Caregivers will have the option to purchase a practice flute for $60 or rent one for $25 for the 4-week group classes.

Intro Class 1:  Making a sound, lines and spaces
Intro Class 2: Reading B and playing B-A-G

Group Class 1: Learning Quarter, Half, and Whole Notes
Group Class 2: Rhythm Patterns
Group Class 3: Composition
Group Class 4: Reading B-A-G on the Staff

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are 4 spaces available.
Friday September 27, 2019
Preschool Story Explorers
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Ages 3-5

Join our 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. 

Fridays @ 10:30 am, September 20 through December 20 (no storytime 10/4 and 11/29)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
Open Knitting & Crochet with Emily
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: Yes

Ages: 18 and older.
Learn the basics of knitting and crochet or bring a current project and knit and crochet with us. 

Supplies:  1 skein of Red Heart SuperSaver, Red Heart Soft or Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice; crochet hook size I/9 or one pair knitting needles, size 8. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
There are 2 spaces available.
Saturday September 28, 2019
Date to Create Paint Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration?: Yes

Ages: Adults 21 and older

Cost: $6.00/person or $12.00/couple

Bring your significant other, best friend or favorite date to create a unique art project led by local artist Michelle! You paint one canvas, they paint the other. Choose either a co-joined or individual project.  No painting experience necessary! You’ll love the results and time spent with your special date! Food/snacks/non-alcoholic drinks provided. This event is BYOB (must be 21 or older).

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There are 21 spaces available.
Monday September 30, 2019
Walkie Talkies: Baldwin Library's Walking Club
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Start out the week on the right foot and walk around our library’s neighborhood. We’ll go rain or shine (but no storms).  
Dates include: Sept. 9, 16, 30; Oct. 7, 14 & 21. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255
Toddler Tech
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: Yes

Ages: 2-5 years old. 

Introducing our newest hands-on early learning STEM program – LEGO Coding Express! This program inspires early learning concepts in children ages 2-5 and encourages building, coding and exploring LEGO trains, all while developing critical 21st century skills such as confidence, creativity and collaboration.

Mondays @ 10:30 am: September 30, October 28, November 25 and December 16

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255
There is 1 space available.
Find Your Center Yoga
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Registration? Yes for each session. Class size limit is 12 students.

Grades: 3-6

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.   

Mondays @ 5 pm: Sept. 16, 30; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 11, 18; Dec. 2, 16

There are 3 spaces available.
Yoga for Adults with Marian Luisi
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Registration? Yes for each session attending. The class is donation-based. A $5 donation is suggested.

Ages: 18 and older. 

Marian has been teaching yoga for 15+ years. This is a vinyasa flow based class and she’ll mix it up each time so no one will be bored!  She will bring extra mats for those who need one.  Marian does the practice as she teaches it. Beginners are welcome to join, as well. 

Class dates: Mondays @ 7 pm: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18 & 25.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255

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