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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 18 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 are 2 spaces 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
Monday October 1, 2018
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Smart Start Art
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children ages 12-36 months can explore, create, hear stories and participate in weekly activities to help them learn and grow. Activities include texture blocks, discovery bottles, rice table fun, educational toys and more! Each program includes a make-and-take art project. No registration required.

Mondays at 10:30 am: September 10, October 1, November 5 and December 3 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Learn how to edit audio with Audacity
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Ever want to create your own Podcast? The first step is learning an easy-to-use and FREE software program. In one hour, you will learn the first steps in recording and editing audio with Audacity. Audacity is also available on all library computers. Registration required.

Other class time: Tuesday, Oct. 2 @ 2 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
Tuesday October 2, 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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Learn how to edit audio with Audacity
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Ever want to create your own Podcast? The first step is learning an easy-to-use and FREE software program. In one hour, you will learn the first steps in recording and editing audio with Audacity. Audacity is also available on all library computers. Registration required.

Other class time: Monday, Oct. 1 @ 6:30 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Fall Travel Series - New Zealand
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come, too! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 3, 2018
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Family Pumpkin Decorating Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your family's pumpkin and your creativity to the library! Families will create a book character pumpkin (no carving involved) then leave them at the library for patron voting during our Book Character Pumpkin Contest throughout the month of October! The winning pumpkin will be announced on October 31! (If you require something specific for your pumpkin, i.e., underwear for Captain Underpants, please bring those items along)! Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday October 4, 2018
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KinderFlute
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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. Registration required for each class. 

Thursdays at 6:30 pm: October 4 and 11 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
 
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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 10 spaces available.
Tuesday October 9, 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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Upcycle Crochet with T-shirts and Plastic Bags
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

 

Turn those t-shirts that no one is wearing, and those plastic bags that are accumulating in your home, into colorful accessories and useful household items. 

 Registration is required. 

Supplies:  1 t-shirt (can have printing or a design, should not have iron-on vinyl letters

OR

4-6 plastic bags from supermarkets or department stores

Crochet hook size N/13 or knitting needles size 13

Scissors

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Fall Travel Series - Midwest Heartland
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come, too! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Movers and Makers Family STEM Nights: Star Wars Edition
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Geared to students in grades K-5, families can learn about a monthly Star Wars topic then build, create and discover in this hands-on maker program!?Registration required.? 

Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm (Plastic Fantastic/Jabba Slime)

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: October 10 (Hovercrafs/Gliding Speeder); November 7 (Energy/Ewok Catapult); December 5 (Galaxy/Cosmic Eggs) 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday October 11, 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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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 are 4 spaces available.
 
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KinderFlute
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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. Registration required for each class. 

Thursdays at 6:30 pm: October 4 and 11 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Friday October 12, 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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Meet the Firefighters Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

October 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week – the firefighters from Option Independent Fire Company will be at the library to talk about their jobs, show their fire gear/equipment, educate about how to stay safe, and teach about this year’s theme of Look, Listen, Learn. Families will be also be able to go outside and see the fire trucks/equipment after the program. Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday October 13, 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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Teen Spooktacular Crafternoon
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Students in grades 6-12 can create a spooky 3D scene, the perfect addition to Halloween decorating! Bring a friend for added fun and see your creative miniature world of tombstones, ghosts, spiders, bats, pumpkins and skeletons take shape.  Please bring a shoe box to the program.  All other materials will be provided. Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday October 15, 2018
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Document your family history
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you have family stories in your head, but are unsure how to document them? Let us help you organize your family story! This isn’t an oral history class, but a way for you to organize your family stories that have been passed down to you or you have experienced.  We’ll get you started and give you the tools to continue to document your family history even after the class is over. This is a hands on workshop and we will have computers set up to help you get started. Registration required.

Other class: Saturday, Oct. 20 @ 11 am 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Fall Travel Series - Visions of Puerto Rico
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come, too! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 17, 2018 - Thursday October 18, 2018
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AARP Safe Driving Course
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

This is a refresher course for drivers over 50 years of age. You may be eligible for a car insurance discount after successfully completing this 2-day class. 

Registration is required. Payment can be made to the instructor on the 1st day of class.  AARP members:  $15   Non-members: $20 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 11 spaces available.
Wednesday October 17, 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.

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Thursday October 18, 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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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We love to read anything, fiction or non-fiction.  Please join us in our lively monthly book discussion. No registration required. 

This month we are discussing Joe Biden's "Promise me, Dad".

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@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
Friday October 19, 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
Saturday October 20, 2018
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Document your family history
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Do you have family stories in your head, but are unsure how to document them? Let us help you organize your family story! This isn’t an oral history class, but a way for you to organize your family stories that have been passed down to you or you have experienced.  We’ll get you started and give you the tools to continue to document your family history even after the class is over. This is a hands on workshop and we will have computers set up to help you get started. Registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Babysitting/First Aid/CPR Training
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Every Heartbeat Counts Services (prior American Red Cross trainers) will host a babysitting/First Aid/CPR training course to help participants learn the responsibilities of babysitting, develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe, help manage behavior during babysitting and learn infant and child first aid and CPR.  The cost is $70.00/registrant which includes a take-home training handbook, emergency reference guide, CD and wallet-sized certificate of completion.  This training is available to anyone ages 11 and up.  Please bring a lunch.  Registration required.  You may register online but must pay in person.  Checks payable to Baldwin Borough Public Library are due before the training date. 

 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday October 22, 2018
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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.
 
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Learn Wordpress
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn how to create a blog or website with Wordpress.com. This is perfect if you are starting a business or just want to learn an easy-to-use way to create a website.  No prior website experience required. Only requirement is you have an email address. Registration required.

Other class time: Tuesday, Oct. 23 @ 2 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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We're All Neighbors - Multicultural Potluck Dinner
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
“It’s a beautiful buffet in the neighborhood!”
 
Let’s celebrate our welcoming communities by connecting through great food and conversation. Please bring a covered dish representing your culture (or something you simply enjoy) for a community potluck.  We’ll provide beverages, paper products and utensils, as well as lots of fun family activities.
 
LOCATION: BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL
 
Register online at one of your local public libraries:
 
 www.whitehallpubliclibrary.org  -  Whitehall Public Library | 412-882-6622 
 baldwinborolibrary.org  -  Baldwin Borough Public Library | 412-885-2255 
 
This program is proudly sponsored by our community libraries and school district, and is partially underwritten from a grant from the Jefferson Regional Foundation.
 
All ages are welcome!
CONTACT:  Jenny Worley  412-885-2255  worleyj@einetwork.net
LOCATION: Baldwin High School
Tuesday October 23, 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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Learn Wordpress
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn how to create a blog or website with Wordpress.com. This is perfect if you are starting a business or just want to learn an easy-to-use way to create a website.  No prior website experience required. Only requirement is you have an email address. Registration required.

Other class time: Monday, Oct. 22 @ 6:30 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Fall Travel Series - Pennsylvania Treasures
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come.

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday October 24, 2018
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Who dunnit?  Come and find out as we are mystery lovers!  New members are always welcome.

This month we will discuss "Along Came a Spider" by James Patterson.

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 NEEDED FOR OCTOBER 24 CLASS: one medium mixing bowl, one large mixing bowl (with lid), measuring cups, measuring spoons, wooden/mixing spoon

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday October 25, 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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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 are 4 spaces available.
Friday October 26, 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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Canvas and Color Teen Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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!  Registration required for each class.  

Fridays at 6:30 pm, October 26 and December 7 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Amazing Grapes Ohio Amish Day Trip
7:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Amazing Grapes Ohio Amish Day Trip – October 27  

Ohio’s Amish Country, with its rich farmland, has developed a number of alternative agricultural businesses – one is vineyards. From the delicious food selections to the samplings of their grapes, we will have an amazing adventure. 

Broad Run Cheese and Swiss Heritage Winery is a great way to begin our day with purchases of cheese and wine to enjoy.  Lunch will be a feast at a local Amish home.  Walnut Creek Cheese is a fabulous place to purchase bulk food items, spices, kitchen gadgets, meats and deli items.  We will enjoy a wine tasting at Breitenbach Winery and Silver Moon Winery before heading home in a happy mood after a wonderful day in Amish Country! 

Please register with full payment by September 28, 2018 

Cost: $105/per person 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Creepy Crawly Cafe Halloween Bash
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

THIS EVENT LISTING IS FOR THE 5:00 PM SEATING TIME!!

We are combining two of our biggest programs – our Creepy Crawly Café and our Halloween Party – into one giant Halloween extravaganza! There will be two seating times for dinner – 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm.  Dinner includes a menu of drinks, appetizers, a main entree and dessert, all revolving around foods that sound gross but taste great! In addition, there will be face painting, craft making, ghost bowling, bingo playing, outdoor smore making (weather permitting) and more! Cost is $10/family.  Registration is online, and payment can be made in person at the library.  Registration begins October 1.  There are no refunds, but tickets are transferrable. 

PLEASE REGISTER FOR EITHER THE 5:00 PM OR THE 6:00 PM SEATING TIME -- THERE ARE TWO EVENT LISTINGS.  THE SEATING TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

5:00 pm seating time includes dinner from 5-6 pm, with activities from 6-7 pm

6:00 pm seating time includes dinner from 6-7 pm, with activities from 7-8 pm

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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Creepy Crawly Cafe Halloween Bash
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

THIS EVENT LISTING IS FOR THE 6:00 PM SEATING TIME!!

We are combining two of our biggest programs – our Creepy Crawly Café and our Halloween Party – into one giant Halloween extravaganza! There will be two seating times for dinner – 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm.  Dinner includes a menu of drinks, appetizers, a main entree and dessert, all revolving around foods that sound gross but taste great! In addition, there will be face painting, craft making, ghost bowling, bingo playing, outdoor smore making (weather permitting) and more! Cost is $10/family.  Registration is online, and payment can be made in person at the library.  Registration begins October 1.  There are no refunds, but tickets are transferrable. 

PLEASE REGISTER FOR EITHER THE 5:00 PM OR THE 6:00 PM SEATING TIME -- THERE ARE TWO EVENT LISTINGS.  THE SEATING TIMES ARE AS FOLLOWS:

5:00 pm seating time includes dinner from 5-6 pm, with activities from 6-7 pm

6:00 pm seating time includes dinner from 6-7 pm, with activities from 7-8 pm

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Monday October 29, 2018
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Signing on with Chris Mack
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Join us for an engaging and fun evening with 93.7 The Fan’s morning sports talk show host, Chris Mack.  Before hosting the Fan’s morning show, Mack was the host of Pirates pre and post-game on the radio.  Mack is a graduate of Baldwin High School and has won several A.I.R. Awards for excellence.  Come ask questions, hear about his experiences and talk sports! No registration required.

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
 
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Campfire Tales in the Park
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us and an Allegheny County Parks Ranger in South Park after dark! Students will learn how to make a campfire and then enjoy the warmth as the rangers present a fireside program including nocturnal animals and star gazing.  Participants will be able to make their own smores at the conclusion of the program as well as sing a few campfire songs! Geared to students in grades K-5, but all are welcome! Registration required and limited to 25 people. 

Everyone will meet at 6:45 pm at Forbes Shelter in South Park

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday October 30, 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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Fall Travel Series - My Congo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come, too! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Thursday November 1, 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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Meet Geologist Jeff: The Geode Guy
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

It’s your chance to meet Geologist Jeff Smith, a.k.a. The Geode Guy, who will be visiting our library to present a hands-on, interactive earth science program about rock groups and minerals with a special emphasis on geodes! His hands-on program will take students to Mexico and underground to an active geode mine and provide them the opportunity to view crystals and geodes.  Geodes, ranging from $3 to $7, will be available for purchase at the conclusion of the program. Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Friday November 2, 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
Monday November 5, 2018
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Smart Start Art
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children ages 12-36 months can explore, create, hear stories and participate in weekly activities to help them learn and grow. Activities include texture blocks, discovery bottles, rice table fun, educational toys and more! Each program includes a make-and-take art project. No registration required.

Mondays at 10:30 am: September 10, October 1, November 5 and December 3 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday November 6, 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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Fall Travel Series - San Francisco Parks
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Like to visit new places?  Join us for our series of travel videos, snacks and no need of a passport!  Tell your friends to come, too! No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
Wednesday November 7, 2018
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Movers and Makers Family STEM Nights: Star Wars Edition
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Geared to students in grades K-5, families can learn about a monthly Star Wars topic then build, create and discover in this hands-on maker program!?Registration required.? 

Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm (Plastic Fantastic/Jabba Slime)

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: October 10 (Hovercrafs/Gliding Speeder); November 7 (Energy/Ewok Catapult); December 5 (Galaxy/Cosmic Eggs) 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday November 8, 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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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 are 6 spaces available.
Friday November 9, 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
Monday November 12, 2018
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No CD Player, No Problem
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Believe it or not, many cars are now being sold without CD players!  Learn how to still listen to audio books, your favorite songs and more without a CD player in your vehicle.  Have you heard of podcasts and never knew how to get started listening to them – we'll help you get on the podcast bandwagon! Registration required.

Other dates for the class include: Tuesday, Nov. 13 @ 2 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday November 13, 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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No CD Player, No Problem
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Believe it or not, many cars are now being sold without CD players!  Learn how to still listen to audio books, your favorite songs and more without a CD player in your vehicle.  Have you heard of podcasts and never knew how to get started listening to them – we'll help you get on the podcast bandwagon! Registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Christmas Ornaments to Knit or Crochet
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

Knit a cup of cocoa or crochet a snowflake to decorate a tree or package.  Yarn will be provided, just bring knitting needles or a crochet hook.  Knitting needles: Size 5 Crochet hook: Size F/5  

Registration is required 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday November 14, 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.

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 NEEDED FOR NOVEMBER 14 CLASS: one large mixing bowl with lid, a child-safe knife for cutting vegetables, one mixing spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are 31 spaces available.
Thursday November 15, 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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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We love to read anything, fiction or non-fiction.  Please join us in our lively monthly book discussion. No registration required. 

This month we are discussing Oscar Wilde's "Picture of Dorian Gray".

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@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
Friday November 16, 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
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Saturday November 17, 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.
Tuesday November 20, 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 November 21, 2018
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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 28 spaces available.
Monday November 26, 2018 - Thursday November 29, 2018
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Family & Community Learning with WQED: PBS Kids Scratch Jr Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The PBS KIDS Scratch Jr program series is designed for families with children ages 5-8 (siblings welcome) and introduces coding to children by giving them a chance to create their own animated stories using PBS KIDS characters. At each session, we will Eat (dinner for all families will be provided), Explore (hands-on exploration of series goals, Make (families work together to create their own projects on the PBS KIDS Scrach Jr app and Share (families share out ideas, learn from one another and build a sense of community). Registration required and includes all four sessions. Registration begins October 22 and is available to 12 families.
Monday-Thursday, November 26 (What is a Maker?), November 27 (What is Coding?), November 28 (What is the Design Engineering Process?) and November 29 (Celebrating Families) from 6-8 pm
This workshop is facilitated by WQED with generous sponsorship from The Jefferson Regional Foundation
CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Tuesday November 27, 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
Thursday November 29, 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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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 are 6 spaces available.
Friday November 30, 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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Teen Pizza Pizzaz
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Students in grades 6-12 will enjoy working alongside classmates, learning techniques to make Margherita pizza from scratch.  We’ll get hands-on and cover all the basics such as rules for handling knives, how to read and follow recipes, measuring and mixing, and the importance of kitchen safety. Pizza sampling will be available. Pizzas will be taken home oven-ready! Please check the website for items to bring to class. Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday December 3, 2018
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Smart Start Art
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Children ages 12-36 months can explore, create, hear stories and participate in weekly activities to help them learn and grow. Activities include texture blocks, discovery bottles, rice table fun, educational toys and more! Each program includes a make-and-take art project. No registration required.

Mondays at 10:30 am: September 10, October 1, November 5 and December 3 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
 
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iPhoneography
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Want to make sure you capture all the great moments this holiday season right on your iPhone? Attend our iPhoneography class and we will break down the best way to take photos and edit them right on your phone! Registration required.

Other class time: Tuesday, Dec. 4 @ 2 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday December 4, 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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iPhoneography
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Want to make sure you capture all the great moments this holiday season right on your iPhone? Attend our iPhoneography class and we will break down the best way to take photos and edit them right on your phone! Registration required.

Other class time: Monday, Dec. 3 @ 6:30 pm

CONTACT:  Pam Calfo  412-885-2255  calfop@einetwork.net
There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Movers and Makers Family STEM Nights: Star Wars Edition
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Geared to students in grades K-5, families can learn about a monthly Star Wars topic then build, create and discover in this hands-on maker program!?Registration required.? 

Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm (Plastic Fantastic/Jabba Slime)

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm: October 10 (Hovercrafs/Gliding Speeder); November 7 (Energy/Ewok Catapult); December 5 (Galaxy/Cosmic Eggs) 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Thursday December 6, 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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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 are 6 spaces available.
Friday December 7, 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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Canvas and Color Teen Paint Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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!  Registration required for each class.  

Fridays at 6:30 pm, October 26 and December 7 

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
There are many spaces available.
Monday December 10, 2018
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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 December 11, 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 December 12, 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 will be discussing "Bone Tree" by Greg Iles

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@einetwork.net
 
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Family Gingerbread House Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The whole family can enjoy a night of building, creating and decorating your own holiday gingerbread house! Please bring one bag of candy to share with the group.  We will provide cartons, icing, graham crackers, holiday music and hot chocolate! Registration required and begins November 14

CONTACT:  Dolores Colarosa  412-885-2255  colarosad@einetwork.net
Thursday December 13, 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
Friday December 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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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
Saturday December 15, 2018
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The Spirit of the Season Holiday Party
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In the spirit of the season of giving, we invite your family to join us for holiday festivities: ornament making, holiday stories, a special visit from Animal Friends, a spirited sing-along, refreshments and a visit from the jolly guy in the red suit! Registration required and begins November 15

Tuesday December 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 December 19, 2018
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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 29 spaces available.
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Anything Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We love to read anything, fiction or non-fiction.  Please join us in our lively monthly book discussion. No registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Nancy Musser  412-885-2255  mussern@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
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Mystery Lovers Book Club
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Who dunnit?  Come and find out as we are mystery lovers!  New members are always welcome.

This month we will discuss "Mississippi Blood" by Greg Iles

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

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