Project Updates

Donor Spotlight: Bob Healy

Bob is one of the Library’s dedicated campaign volunteers who lives with his wife (Nicole) and young daughters (Rhiannon and Josephine) on Blossom Drive in Baldwin. Bob joined the campaign organization early in 2017, working with other community volunteers and members of the board of directors to help with fundraising.…

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October Construction Photos

October Photos: Renovation of the new building is really moving fast.  Insulation and drywall is up, new entrance is being constructed new windows have been cut out and our roof is bring reinforced and replaced! We are on schedule and look forward to opening in Spring 2019! September Photos: August…

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September Capital Campaign Donor Spotlight: Kathy Blanchard

Libraries mean the world to me; they hold a community together.  You can always find someone to talk to or something on the shelf.  In the summers we’d gather up our books and head to the library to check more out for the following week.  I met my best friend…

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BREAKING NEWS: We were awarded another $500,000 grant for New Baldwin Library!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 27, 2018—Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced August 17 that the Baldwin Borough Public Library was awarded a $500,000 grant to support the library’s renovation of the Leland Center in Baldwin Borough as the library’s new home. This is the second $500,000 grant awarded to the library within…

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August Construction Update – Photos

Check out the progress of the construction project.  Can you feel the excitement?

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August Capital Campaign Donor Spotlight: McElhinny Insurance

Tim McElhinny who, along with his brother, Tom, represents the third generation of this family-owned business, is working hard to instill in his three children the same ideals that his grandfather made an integral part of the company’s values. When library board president Kelly Mossbauer approached Tim about supporting the…

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Buy a Brick Program is Now Available!

We are happy to announce our “Buy a Brick” program is now available!  Don’t wait! Order today! Through the Baldwin Library’s “Buy a Brick” program, you can be part of an enduring legacy. Click here to place your order. The bricks are a convenient and lasting way for individuals, families…

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Groundbreaking and Kick-off of Public Fundraising

Half of the $2.6 million needed for project has already been raised

We’re on our way! The Baldwin Library officially launches renovation of the Leland Center as its new home on June 8 at 10 am! At the same time, we are kicking off public fundraising to help raise the approximately $1.3 million we still need to complete the project.

More than $1.3 million has already been raised, which includes major support from the state, county and Baldwin Borough, support from charitable foundations, individuals and businesses. We are so grateful for the support the community has shown so far!

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Building Project Update – April 2018

We are only a few months away from breaking ground on the new Baldwin Library! These last few months have been a whirlwind of behind the scenes work to get everything done in order to begin construction.  Thanks to the generosity of Baldwin Borough officials, the Library has formally taken…

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Baldwin Borough Public Library to host community meetings

Baldwin Borough Public Library to host community meetings

Pittsburgh, PA: Sept. 19, 2017 – The Baldwin Borough Public Library is pleased to announce it is hosting four community meetings in the fall.

The Baldwin Library will be renovating and relocating to Leland Center with projected move-in anticipated in early 2019.

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$100,000 CITF Grant for Renovation of Leland Center

Baldwin Borough Public Library Awarded $100,000 CITF Grant for Renovation of Leland Center as New Community Library

Pittsburgh, PA August 14, 2017– Baldwin Borough Public Library has been awarded a $100,000 Community Infrastructure and Tourism Fund (CITF) grant from the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County in support of the renovation of Baldwin’s Leland Center building into a new community library.

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$500,000 Keystone Grant Awarded for renovation of Leland Center

Baldwin Borough Public Library and Baldwin Borough awarded $500,000 Keystone Grant for Renovation of Leland Center as New Community Library

Grant award comes on top of $300,000 commitment from Baldwin Borough Council, providing momentum for project

Pittsburgh, PA March 17, 2017– Baldwin Borough Public Library and Baldwin Borough have been awarded a $500,000 Keystone grant to renovate Baldwin’s Leland Center building into a new community library.

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