Author: Ellen

2018 Fifty Book Challenge

50 Book ChallengeIt’s not too late to join The 50 Book Challenge!  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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Classics Book Club-To The Lighthouse

Join us March 27th at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

To The Lighthouse

Ask at the desk or email to reserve a copy of this early Modernist classic. And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
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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Friends of Bayne Library

The next Friends of Bayne Library meeting will be March 20th at 6:00 p.m.


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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Virtual Senior Academy

If you are 55 years of age and have access to a computer, the Internet, and a webcam you can join the Virtual Senior Academy!

Virtual Senior Academy

The Virtual Senior Academy offers interactive group classes on a wide variety of topics. Their easy to use platform is great for computer novices and pros alike! Learn more!

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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!
Bellevue Business Center

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 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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