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SMART (Science, Math & Art) Kids
Each month, children in grades K-3 will explore a Science, Math and/or Art topic while having plenty of hands-on learning and fun. Registration required. 

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: 

  • May 3: Elephants Can Paint Too

We Sew Love Art
We are combining our love for picture books with small, creative sewing projects that kids (grades K-2) can make and take! We will either be using plastic needles or blunt tip needles depending on the fabric, and regular sewing needles will be available with parent permission. Registration required. 

Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm:

Battle of the Books - Thursday, May 11:
Junior Division (Grades 4-5) 6:30 pm; Senior Division (Grades 6-7) 7:30 pm

Battle of the Books encourages reading for students from Baldwin, Whitehall and surrounding schools. Participants organize teams of up to 5 students, read from a list of preselected book titles and engage in a friendly competition answering questions based on the books.

Click here to download a registration form. Adult team managers may register teams at Baldwin or Whitehall Public Library by Friday, April 7. 

Pokemon Go Night - Friday, March 24 @ 6:30 pm
Yes, our library is a Pokestop! Come and catch ‘em all with our Pokemon Safari challenge, test your Pokemon skills with Pictionary battles, make your own Pokeballs, and challenge your friends at the Pokemon theme song lip sync challenge! (Grades 1-5) Registration required.

Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends
We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our summer program lineup! Each month, children have the opportunity to meet an approved literacy dog, hear stories, read aloud to a four-legged friend, and participate in a literacy activity.  Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed! Because all visits are done on a volunteer basis, we are asking all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found here. Registration required.

Saturdays @ 11 am: March 18 & April 8 (literacy rabbit as part of our Bagels, Bunnies and Baskets Program)

Smart Start Baby Art
Babies ages birth-18 months can explore, create, hear stories and participate in weekly activities to help them learn and grow.  Activities include texture blocks, discovery bottles, tummy time paintings, footprint art and more! No registration required.

Mondays @ 10:30 am: March 20 & April 17

Animals Gone Wild
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! This program, geared to children ages 2-5, will feature a new animal each week along with related stories, activities and a craft! No registration required.

Wednesdays @ 10:30 am: Jan. 11 through May 3

Beyond the Brush Art
Join local Michael’s art and craft instructor Michelle as she shares her love of artistic creativity with the community and brings her talent to the Baldwin Library! Children in grades K-5 can join Michelle as she introduces a new, exciting project each month and take home a beautiful, unique creation! Registration required.

Mondays @ 6:30 pm: March 13 & April 10

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