Classics Book Club-Middlemarch

Join us January 23rd at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss Middlemarch by George Eliot

MiddlemarchAsk at the desk or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy of this classic of Poe’s tour de force about a family doomed by a grim bloodline curse. And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
2/27/18–The Wedding by Dorothy West
3/27/18–To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
4/24/18–Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald
5/22/18–Elmer Gantry by Sinclair Lewis
6/26/18–The Masterpiece by Emile Zola

Healthy BP for All

Do you or someone you love have high blood pressure?  Learn how to check, change, and control high blood pressure when you sign up for Healthy BP for All!
Healthy BP for All
Signing up for the free Healthy BP for All program gets you:

  • Twice-a-month health lessons to gain skills related to blood pressure management
  • An online health mentor to answer questions
  • Resources to self-monitor and track your blood pressure
  • Free giveaways!
  • Plus—you could win a free 6-week cooking class! Learn to cook nutritious and delicious meals on a budget, go on a grocery store tour, and get take-home groceries every week!

Healthy BP for All will meet every other Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Avalon Library starting January 22, 2018. Register at the circulation desk or at Avalon Library!

New – Parent/Child Book Club

Are you looking for a great activity to share with your child? Bayne Library is hoping to form a Parent/Child Book Club geared to ages 9 – 12 along with parent/guardians. Join us on Tuesday, January 16th at 4:00 p.m. for a planning meeting. We’ll discuss meeting dates and times and possible book titles.

Come discover great books and meet new friends at Bayne Library.

Kids’ “Block Party” – January 27th

Kids of all ages are invited to Bayne Library on Saturday, January 27th anytime from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. as we close off our 2nd floor for a “Block” Party! Come test your building skills and have some indoor fun. We’ll have Legos, wooden blocks, cardboard blocks, magnetic blocks, Lincoln Logs and more. There will be something available for every age and skill level, so bring the whole family!

 

Don’t let the weather get you down – come build with us!

2018 Fifty Book Challenge

50 Book Challenge

The 50 Book Challenge is back!  Challenge yourself to read 50 books in one year!   Registration  can be completed at either Bayne or Avalon Public Library.   When you finish the challenge, you’ll receive a prize and will be entered for a chance to with the grand prize!

Register today!

Baby Lapsit resumes March 2

Baby Lapsit is on hiatus until March 2, 2018.  Join us then, and every Friday morning after, at 10:30 a.m. and we’ll bounce, sing, and clap our way to early literacy!

Baby Reading
Geared to babies from birth to 18 months, Baby Lapsit introduces babies to language and literacy with songs, bounces, board books, and fingerplays. Playtime with age appropriate toys will follow!

January Story Times

Join us Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. for themed stories, songs, crafts and fun galore!

January 4th – Calendar Stories – Welcome 2018!

January 11th – Animals in Winter

January 18th – Friendship Stories

January 25th – Dragon Tales

Children of all ages are welcome when accompanied by an adult caregiver. Come see old friends and meet new ones at Bayne Library Storytime.

 

 

Friends of Bayne Library

Do you love the Library? Join our Friends group! We will be meeting January 16, 2017 6:00 p.m. for a brain storming session!

Friends
What are Friends for?

  • They lead fundraising efforts like book sales and donation drives
  • They provide input on events and programming
  • They use their unique skills to volunteer
  • They promote the library and library events in the community

Great Friends make great libraries!

Senior Coffee Mornings

Patrons ages 55 and over are invited to have full use of the library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.* Come browse books, use the computer, read the newspaper and socialize with other seniors while you enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a sweet treat.  Be an early bird @ Bayne!

* Please be advised that in the event of inclement weather, we will follow Northgate School District for closings/delays. If the Northgate School District has a delay or cancellation – Senior Coffee will also be canceled.

Sensory Play Time – Mark Your Calendar

Children ages 1 to 3 are invited to join us Saturday, January 20th  from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  for Sensory Play Time. Come explore sensory stations geared to sight, sound, smell and touch. Sensory play encourages the development of fine motor skills, social skills, language skills and is just plain fun!

 

We will be set up for a full hour – stay as little or long as you wish. Things may get messy – wear play clothes.

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