Category: Kids

The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Project presents Othello

The New Renaissance Theatre Company will bring the Unrehearsed Shakespeare Project to Bayne Park July 19th at 6:00 p.m. when they perform Othello in front of Bayne Library.

This fast paced and family friendly performance brings Shakespeare’s classic story of jealously alive!

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July Storytimes

July 11 – Ice Cream Stories

July 18 – Fireflies

July 25 – Pirate Tales

Join us each Thursday @ 11:00 a.m. for stories, songs, a simple craft and fun galore. Children of all ages are welcome.

 

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Summer Reading

Bayne Library offers a Summer Reading Program for everyone!  Register between June 10th and August 2nd for fun, prizes, and a Universe of Stories!

Universe of Stories

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 2nd!

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

This summer we’ll have a world of fun!

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Learn Something New Tuesdays!

Join us at 1:30 p.m. , Tuesdays, for guest speakers and activities that are sure to rock your world!

6/18/19, Carnegie Science Center, Build It/Break It

Build unique structures.  Experiment with the forces helping to keep them up and take them down.

6/25/19, Library Staff, Rivers Alive!

A splashy introduction to the cast of critters that call our three rivers home.    Eagles and paddlefish and water bears, oh my! 

7/2/19, Allegheny County Park Rangers, Snakes

An Eastern Black Rat Snake will visit the library!  Learn more about him and the snakes in our area.

7/9/19, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, Dioramas

Create a miniature world with reclaimed materials!  Join the PCCR for a diorama     workshop and consider scale and theme while you learn building techniques.  Sponsored by the Friends of Bayne Library.

7/16/19, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, Yarn Crafts

Celebrate the diversity of yarn in this special workshop with the PCCR.  Learn to make pom-poms, weave, knit, and more!  Sponsored by the Friends of Bayne Library.

7/23/19, Library Staff, Coding with Botley and Ozobots

Learn about basic coding with Botley and Ozobots!

7/30/19, Library Staff, Slime party

First we’ll make the slime, then we’ll play with the slime.  ‘Nuff said.

All programs are appropriate for children in Kindergarten through fifth grade.  Please call or stop by the front desk to register.

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Sensory Play Time – Saturday, July 20th

Children ages 1 to 3 are invited to join us Saturday, July 20  from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  for Sensory Play Time. 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.

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2019 Summer Concert Series

Join us Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., on the lawn in front of Bayne Library for the 2019 Summer Concert Series!

Outdoor Chairs

July 24, The Wise Guys, 70s, 80s, and 90s classic rock

July 31, The Blues Orphans, Local blues

August 7, Ruby Claire’s Dead Flowers, Acoustic folk trio

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

All shows are weather permitting. Cancellations will be posted here and on Facebook.

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2019 Community Responsiveness Project

Help us plan the future of Bayne Library, by participating in the 2019 Community Responsiveness Project.

This project, coordinated by the Allegheny County Library Association and funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, aspires to enable participating libraries to broaden their strategies for community engagement and facilitate the development of community-driven service delivery. Over the course of 2019, ACLA’s Project Team will conduct needs assessments in each participating community, through community interviews, focus groups, and surveys. Findings will be ultimately be compiled in Community Profiles that are intended to guide and inform library programming and service delivery.

Help us learn more about what Bellevue needs! Take this short survey and make your voice heard! Share with your neighbors and friends! Surveys are also available in paper format at the Circulation Desk.

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Pirates Tales

Pirates Tales 2019 is full!

If you have already registered, keep logging your books here, via the Beanstack Tracker App, or print and complete the Pirates Tales Entry Form and submit it to Bayne Library. All books must be logged by August 25, 2019.

If you missed it, be sure to check back next year. And don’t forget to stop by the Library June 10th to sign up for our 2019 Summer Reading program!

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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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