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.

1/11: Patterns: Spotting patterns makes coding easier.  We’ll use Botley the Coding Robot to explore how patterns can be used to simplify complex programs.

2/8: Design Thinking: Good programs aren’t built overnight.  They require many stages of testing and debugging.  We’ll use design thinking while we build with Cubelets.

3/14: Loops: Programmers use loops to create conditions for their robots.  We’ll use color codes and Ozobots to experiment with if/thens.

Space is limited.  Please call Bayne Library to register!

PJ Storytime – Winter Edition

Wednesday, December 18th

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Families and children are invited to join us as we welcome winter with a cozy evening of stories, crafts, activities and a snack.

Space is limited. Please register by 12/16 at the front desk or call 412-766-7447.

December Storytimes

Dec. 5th – Mmmmmm Soup

Dec. 12th – Animals in Winter

Dec. 19th – Let it Snow!

Join us each Thursday at 11:00 a.m. for stories, songs, a simple craft and fun galore. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome. Come see old friends and meet new ones at Bayne Library.

 

Book Club for Kids – Monday, December 23 @ 3:00

Kids ages 9 to 12 are invited to join us on Monday, December 23 @  3:00 p.m. This month we are reading, Auggie and Me by R.J. Palacio.

Wonder tells the story of Auggie Pullman: an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, whose first year at school changed the lives and the perspectives of everyone around him. Auggie and Me is a new side to the Wonder story: three new chapters from three different characters – bully Julian, oldest friend Christopher and classmate Charlotte – giving an insight into how Auggie has touched their own lives. Thought-provoking, surprising, infuriating, heartbreaking and heartwarming, Auggie and Me is a must-read for the thousands of readers who loved Wonder.     -Google

BORROW THE BOOK – READ THE BOOK – COME BACK FOR THE FUN!

 

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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!

Sensory Play Time – Saturday, December 21st

Children ages 1 to 4 are invited to join us Saturday, December 21st 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.

Lego Club

Kids in grades K to 6 are invited to join us every Thursday after school 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. for Lego fun!

Come build something special at Bayne Library.

 

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!

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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