Category: Adults

Friends of Bayne Library

The next Friends of Bayne Library meeting will be July 17th 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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July Classics Book Club-Mrs. Bridge

Join us July 24th at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell

Mrs. Bridge
Ask at the desk or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy of this classic. And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:
8/28/18–The Valley of Decision by Marcia Davenport
9/25/18–The Magnificient Ambersons by Booth Tarkington
10/23/18–The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman by Ernest J. Gaines
11/27/18–The Group by Lillian Hellman

 

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Puzzle raffle!

You could win some cash this summer by supporting the Friends of Bayne Library! Check out our Puzzle raffle.
Owl Puzzle
1 piece for $1
6 pieces for $5

After the puzzle pieces are all sold (or July 31st, whichever comes first), the puzzle will be built. The winning piece will be decided by the throw of a dart during Wizardvue—August 11th. A prize will be 1/2 of the amount collected will go to the winning piece!

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Summer Reading

Bayne Library offers a Summer Reading Program for everyone!  Register between June 11th and August 3rd for fun, prizes, and books galore!

Libraries Rock

Kids
Kids between the ages of 0-11 can register. Participants will receive 5 reading logs. Complete the sheets at your own pace and bring them to the Library for prizes! Just make sure to have them all turned in by August 3rd so you can join us at our end of summer party!

Teens
Teens between the ages of 11 and 18 can register.  For each book read, participants will receive a raffle ticket for a weekly drawing for a $10 Target gift card. In addition, all participants will be entered for a county-wide drawing to win one of three $100 gift cards or a grand prize $200 gift card.

Adults
For each book read, participants will receive a raffle ticket,  Use your ticket to enter for a chance to win the raffle basket of your choosing.  Winners will be drawn the week of August 6th

Libraries Rock!

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2018 Farmers’ Market Voucher Distribution Sites

Residents of Allegheny County, aged  at least 60 years of age at or below income level* are eligible to receive four $5.00 checks totaling $20.00 that can be used to purchase fruits & vegetables grown in PA or a surrounding state directly from a participating PA farm or a Farmers Market. Husbands & wives may both receive the vouchers. Identification with proof of age and residency is required for distribution.  Sponsored by Lutheran Senior Life.  Distribution Sites are listed below.

Lutheran Senior Life

Tuesday, June 12th, 9:30 – 2:00
West View VFW – Post #2754
386 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh PA 15229

Monday, June 18th, 1:30 – 3:00
Leetsdale Manor
27 Spencer Street
Pittsburgh PA 15056

Wednesday, June 20th, 12:30 – 3:30
St. John’s Lutheran Church of Highland – Rear of building
311 Cumberland Road (Highland Hall)
Pittsburgh PA 15237

Tuesday, June 26th, 9:00 – 12:00
Coraopolis Borough Building
1301 4th Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15108

For proxy forms and questions please contact: Mary Herman, Lutheran Services Society, 412-307-1782

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Summer Concert Series

Mark your calendars!  The Summer Concert Series is starting Wednesday, June 6.  Join us at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evenings, after the Farmer’s Market, for music and community in Bayne Park!

June 27–Chris Denem (Neil Diamond, Johnny Cash, and more)
July 4–No Concert, Happy 4th of July!
July 11–Told Ya So (Your favorite pop, rock and reggae)
July 18–Azucar (Salsa and Latin music)
July 25–Uptown Rhythm and Brass (Blues, funk, jazz, rock, and soul)
August 1–Blues Orphans (Local Blues)
August 8–RML Jazz (Smooth Jazz with Bebop and Classic Jazz)
August 15 Cadillac Club (Soul Jazz, funk, boogaloo)

Please note, the library will close at 6:00 p.m. on concert evenings and the book drop will be unavailable.

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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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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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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.

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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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