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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

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Open Play!

Join us Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 11a.m for Open Play.

TrainChildren and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a morning of fun and games!  We’ll put out toys, books, and activities so children can socialize and explore in a safe, enclosed, environment.  Toys and activities will be geared towards toddlers, but siblings are always welcome!

 

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Thank You To Our Summer Sponsors!

Summer is an exciting time around Bayne Library.  From Summer Reading, to Monday Fundays,  to the Summer Concert Series there is something for everyone.   We couldn’t do all of this without the generous support of our sponsors!
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Bellevue Business Center

DeFranceso
Doyle for Congress Logo
HRG LogoKohler

Dr. Lisa Nath

Thank you for your support!

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Wondering what to read next?

Are you wondering what to read next? Do you have a favorite author you want to follow? Do you want to know what is new in the system? Try using our new SelectReads service!

SelectReads

SelectReads gives you lots options!

  • SelectReads lets you pick your favorite genres, then just sign up with your email and receive a monthly newsletter of new books in that genre. Or use the main menu to find book lists, search for keywords, or browse authors
  • Use the AuthorCheck service to get a notification anytime a new book by your favorite author arrives.
  • New Book Alerts sends a notification via email or RSS feed when new books are added.

Please be aware this service is county-wide so these books may not yet be available at Bayne Library; but, you can always request them.  Just ask at the desk to learn more!

 

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Computer Tutor

Computers got you down?  Our Computer Tutor can help!

Computer Tutor

Bayne library offers one-on-one tutoring session.  Schedule an appointment and learn how to:

  • Search, shop, and socialize online
  • Set-up and use an email account
  • Use your eReader or smartphone
  • Work in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint
  • Download eBooks, audio, and more
  • Utilize the Library catalog
  • Renew and reserve books online
  • Research with online resources

Call 412-766-7447 or ask at the front desk to schedule your appointment!

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