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Closed November 28 and 29, 2019

Bayne Library will be closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday November 29, 2019 in observance of Thanksgiving

ClosedMaterials can be returned to the book drop on our porch.

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November Classics Book Club-A Lesson Before Dying

Join us November 26th at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

From the author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman comes a deep and compassionate novel, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. A young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to teach visits a black youth on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. 

Ask at the desk or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy of this classic novel. Classics Book Club will not be meeting in December, but be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
1/28/20–Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
2/25/20–Fences by August Wilson

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Join us Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for drop-in crafts for teens!

Stop by Bayne for friendship bracelets, duct tape wallets, scrunchies and more! Make it, take it, share it!

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Friends of Bayne Library

The next Friends of Bayne Library meeting will be Tuesday, November 19th at 6:00 p.m.

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!

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Kids’ Coding Club

Kids aged 6-10 are invited to create, tinker, and play the second Saturday of the month at 2:00 p.m.  Each month we’ll explore a new topic and activity to get a better understanding of coding and how it works!

12/14: Sequencing

One of the most important things to understand when building codes is sequencing.  This month we’ll use story charts and Beebots to understand why order matters.

Space is limited.  Please call Bayne Library to register!

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Computer Tutor

Did you know Bayne Library offers free, one-on-one computer tutoring sessions.  Schedule an appointment and learn how to do everything from using your eReader or smartphone to using our catalog, to applying for jobs online.

Now we can also help you use Google Search to find jobs and Grow with Google’s self-guided tutorials to learn applied digital skills like setting up a gmail account, using Google Drive, and even basic coding.

Email baynelibrary@einetwork.net or call 412-766-7447 to learn more!

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Have you tried Libby?

Libby offers users access to thousand of ebooks and audiobooks. All you need is a Library card and a supported device to get started. And if that weren’t enough to entice you, Libby is now encouraging patrons to enter their “Listen and Move Challenge!” Just tag the library on social media with the name of each audiobook you complete while working out and include #listen&movechallenge. Participants will be added to a monthly drawing for prizes!

So get downloading and get moving with Libby! And don’t hesitate to ask at the desk if you have questions!

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2019 Fifty Book Challenge

Have you signed up for the 2019 Fifty Book Challenge?

Stop by the desk to get your log and officially register!

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Baby Lapsit!

Join us every Wednesday morning 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!

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