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THE BUZZ! - Current news at the library

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This fundraiser is sponsored by The Friends of the Baldwin Borough Library

  • Plants are supplied by Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse: Clinton, PA
  • All orders must be prepaid and are non-refundable
  • Pick-up will be at Baldwin Library on Saturday, May 17, 2014
  • Order form and payment must be submitted to the library by Thursday, May 1, 2014
  • Please make checks payable to Baldwin Borough Public Library
DOWNLOAD ORDER FORM      Thank you for your participation and for supporting Baldwin Borough Library!

PATRON APPRECIATION DAYS

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Every month we will be celebrating YOU!   Stop by the library and enjoy treats and movies on us, as a humble thank you for being so loyal and supportive of our library and the community. Because we wouldn’t be here without YOU, our wonderful users and fans.

Thursday, April 24 – Celebrate National Pretzel Day, with assorted sweet and savory pretzels!

-- 2:00 p.m. - New Release - Catching Fire

-- 6:30 p.m. - Evening Family Movie: Pirate Fairy

Thursday, May 22 – Celebrate National Strawberry month, so come have some delicious strawberry desserts!

-- 2:00 p.m. - New Release - The Monuments Men

-- 6:30 p.m. - Evening Family Movie: Nut Job

VEGETABLE GARDENING PROGRAM

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10:00 AM


Join Master Gardener, Pat Morgan as she gives advice and instruction on growing vegetables. You’ll learn the basics of planning, preparing the soil, selecting plant/seed varieties, tending your plants, troubleshooting problems, harvesting, and putting the garden to bed for the winter.

FREE - You can now register online from our Event Calendar, call 412-885-2255 or email us at baldwin@einetwork.net

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

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Wednesday May 7
6:30 PM


The title chosen for the 2014 Pennsylvania One Book, Every Young Child program is Stripes of All Types, written and illustrated by Susan Stockdale.

Join us for a family night of “stripes” where we will feature this story, along with songs, crafts and snacks. Each family in attendance will receive a FREE paperback copy of the book to take home!

Please dress in your favorite striped hat, shirt, pants, pajamas, socks…anything at all! All ages are welcome!

FREE - You can now register online from our Event Calendar, call 412-885-2255 or email us at baldwin@einetwork.net


Visit the Children's page for additional programs for Children and Families.

11TH ANNUAL LIBRARY NIGHT @ PNC PARK

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Pirates vs. Dodgers
7:05pm


Deadline to order your tickets is Friday June 20, 2014.   Click here for more information and to download a ticket order form.  

USED BOOKS, BAKED GOODS & MORE NEEDED!

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Spring Book Sale

The library is requesting the following items for the May sale.

  • Please bring in your used books, puzzles, games, CDs, DVDs, VHS tapes, and magazines during regular library operating hours.

  • Baked goods are also needed for the BAKE SALE and can be dropped off at the library on Monday, May 19 or Tuesday, May 20.

  • Like to Help? Please call the library at 412-885-2255 if you would like to help with the set up on Monday, May 19 or with the sale.

The SPRING BOOK SALE will be in the main lobby of the Wallace Building, 41 Macek Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15227.

Times:

  • TUESDAY, MAY 20 / 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM [Bake Sale Day]

  • WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY, MAY 21 & 22  / 10 AM - 8 PM

  • FRIDAY, MAY 23 / 10 AM - 12 PM

WHAT'S THIS?   SOMETHING NEW?

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Hoopla offers free video (movies and TV) and music content to patrons throughout Allegheny County.

Anyone with a valid library card will be able to borrow up to eight items per month. Video content can be borrowed for three days. Music content can be borrowed for seven days. All titles are always available – no holds, no waiting!

You can stream video and music content through all major browsers and/or the Hoopla app for iOS (Apple) or Android devices. Within the apps you also have the option to download content to enjoy when you don’t have Internet connectivity.

View or Download a FAQs brochure.   Sign up today and start enjoying your favorites!

NEW Library Hours!

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All other hours remain the same. Stop in!
Would you like to receive library programming and event announcements by email? Sign up for our monthly email blast and hear about all the latest library news.

To sign-up call the library at 412-885-2255 or email us at baldwin@einetwork.net

**BBPL will not use your email for anything other than a once a month library announcement. You can opt out of this service at any time.

NEW BOARD MEMBER SOUGHT

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The Board develops the policies that determine how your Baldwin Library serves the community and is responsible to fundraise.

The funds will provide residents with a library that not only enriches lives with entertaining books, DVD’s, music CD’s, and trips, but also educational programs such as storytimes, Drama Club, the Battle of the Books and more.

Interested?
Call the Baldwin Borough Offices and request an application -- 412-882-9600.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU--

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PART 2 -- Join the county-wide conversation about libraries. Public libraries across Allegheny County are having conversations about how we can work together to ensure that libraries remain strong, sustainable community assets. We'd love to hear your feedback. Please complete this online feedback form.

TOTE BAGS

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We are now selling tote bags at the library.

Stop by the front desk and pick one up to take home all your checked out items.

Great gift idea!  Cost $2.00

HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE

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  • What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?
  • How do I get help enrolling in the Marketplace?
  • What if I have job-based insurance?
  • How can I get coverage at lower costs?
  • Request an application by mail, call 1-800-318-2596
CLICK HERE for more information.


Learn about email and how to create an account.

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WINTER FOOD DRIVE...continues

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Please drop off your canned and other nonperishable goods at the library during open hours.

The Library will deliver all donations to the Food Pantry on behalf of the Baldwin Community.

Thank you!


TRY IT... at the library

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Try these today:

  • Elmo Loves ABCs
  • Magic Piano
  • Angry Birds
  • And More!
Ask staff for details! [The iPad is for IN LIBRARY use only.]

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES


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Hours

Mon: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tue: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thu: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Fri: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

In case of inclement weather, the Library will no longer follow Baldwin-Whitehall School District policies. Please check local television stations for Library closing information.

Address

Wallace Building
41 Macek Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Phone: 412-885-2255
Fax: 412-885-5255
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