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Saturday September 7, 2019
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9/11 United in Service: Baldwin Library Outdoor Transformation
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join volunteers from The Mission Continues as they help us transform our outdoor space. You can help us paint & decorate our new fence beginning at 10 am. All are welcome!

The Mission Continues South Hills 3rd Platoon will be at the library for a meaningful day of service in memory of the 9/11 events.  Projects throughout the day include: building planter benches, building ADA picnic tables, installing and painting a fence and building/filling garden beds. 

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
Monday September 9, 2019
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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How do I save & organize my digital photos?
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 18 and older.
 
Come and learn what to do with all those digital photos you have! Bring your camera or phone and you will learn how to take them off your phone and save them.
CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday September 10, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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 notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round (no storytime 10/8, 11/5 and 12/24)

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 Sept, Oct, Nov. & Dec.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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How do I save & organize my digital photos?
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Registration?: Yes.

Ages: 18 and older.
 
Come and learn what to do with all those digital photos you have! Bring your camera or phone and you will learn how to take them off your phone and save them.
 
CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday September 11, 2019
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New Release Movie
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 18 and older

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.  Check back for movie titles. 

Movie dates include: Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Thursday September 12, 2019
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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: No. 

Ages: 18 and older.

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

Sept. 12: What’s So Funny by Tim Conway
Oct. 17: Becoming by Michelle Obama
Dec. 12: Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Friday September 13, 2019
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Free BINGO Friday
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Registration?: No.

Ages: 18 and older. 
 
Four Corners? Small Diamond?  Postage stamp?  We’ll play 10 games for small prizes, with refreshments as well.  Bring some friends!
 
Future dates include: Oct. 18, Nov. 15 & Dec. 20. 
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Saturday September 14, 2019
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Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: All ages. 

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 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 here.

Saturdays at 11:00 am, Sept. 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14 (holiday party visit)

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday September 16, 2019
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Monday Morning Masterpiece
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Birth-3 years old

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

Other dates: Mondays @ 10:30 am: Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 11 & Dec. 9

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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How do I remember all of my passwords?
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Registration?: Yes and must have an email address to attend.

Ages: 18 and older.

Are you frustrated in trying to remember all of the passwords you have?  Come learn a great way to save and organize them in one helpful spot!

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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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. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16

There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday September 17, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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 notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round (no storytime 10/8, 11/5 and 12/24)

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 Sept, Oct, Nov. & Dec.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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How do I remember all of my passwords?
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes and must have an email address to attend.

Ages: 18 and older.

Are you frustrated in trying to remember all of the passwords you have?  Come learn a great way to save and organize them in one helpful spot!

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday September 18, 2019
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Collaborate, Educate & Enroll with State Senator Jim Brewster
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Registration?: No.

Ages: All ages.

Don’t miss this important and informative event to learn about a variety of state services including the new Senior Bus Pass! Other programs discussed will include: tax/rent rebate, PennDOT’s Yellow Dot Program and Unclaimed property.  Additionally a representative from the Food Bank will also be on hand to discuss the programs they have including SNAP eligibility/registration.

CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
 
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Book Cooks
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes.

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 bring supplies listed to class.

September 18 – Bread in a Bag (supplies list:  measuring cups, measuring spoons, small bowl, loaf pan, mixing spoon)

October 23 – Apple Pie Bites

November 20 - Whole Wheat Pumpkin-Applesauce Muffins

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  cola
There are 32 spaces available.
Thursday September 19, 2019
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Kinderflute
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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday September 20, 2019
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Canvas and Color: Teen Paint Nights
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: Yes. Register for each session. 

Ages: Grades 6-12

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to join local artist Michelle and learn how to paint a canvas or other piece of artwork!

Fridays @ 6 pm: Sept. 20 & Nov. 8. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 35 spaces available.
Monday September 23, 2019
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In BeTWEEN Scene
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Registration?: Yes, for each session attending.

Ages: Grades 4-6

You asked and we listened! Join us for projects and activities specifically geared to students in grades 4-6.

September 23 – Wind Chimes

October 28 – STEM Creature Catcher

December 9 – Disguise a Gingerbread Man Library Contest

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 9 spaces available.
Tuesday September 24, 2019
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Bouncing Babies and Books
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Registration?: No

Ages: Babies birth-24 months

This storytime, for babies birth-24 months, will include books, songs, musical instruments, scarves 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 notifications, text @bouncingba to 81010.

Tuesdays @ 10:30 am: year round (no storytime 10/8, 11/5 and 12/24)

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 Sept, Oct, Nov. & Dec.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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Paint Me a Story
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Registration?: Yes.

Ages: Grades K-5

Join local artist 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 project each month that is an art extension from a children’s book!

Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm: Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 19 & Dec. 17
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 36 spaces available.
Wednesday September 25, 2019
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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! 
  • Sept. 25: Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  • Oct. 23: Murphy’s Law by Rhys Bowen
  • Dec. 4: A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill
CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  4128852255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 32 spaces available.
Thursday September 26, 2019
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Kinderflute
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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday September 27, 2019
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Saturday September 28, 2019
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Date to Create Paint Night
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration?: Yes

Ages: Adults 21 and older

Cost: $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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 48 spaces available.
Monday September 30, 2019
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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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  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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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. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16

There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 9 spaces available.

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