Youth Programs


  • September program registration: Open
  • October program registration: Opens Sept. 15 (except Creepy Crawly which opens Oct. 1)
  • November program registration: Opens Oct. 15
  • December program registration:  Opens Nov. 15

Monday Morning Masterpiece

Mondays @ 10:30 am: Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 11 & Dec. 9

Registration?: No
Ages: Birth-3 years

At each session, children can participate in a sensory art project geared for small hands and experience play time and socialization with other children.

Toddler Tech

Mondays @ 10:30 am: Sept. 30, Oct. 28, Nov. 25 & Dec. 16

Registration?: Yes
Ages: 2-5 years old

Introducing our newest hands-on early learning STEM program – LEGO Coding Express! This program inspires early learning concepts in children ages 2-5 and encourages building, coding and exploring LEGO trains, all while developing critical 21st century skills such as confidence, creativity and collaboration.

Paint Me a Story

Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm: Sept. 24, Oct. 22, Nov. 19 & Dec. 17

Registration?: Yes
Ages: Grades K-5

Join local artist 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 project each month that is an art extension from a children’s book!

Paws for a Cause with Animal Friends

Saturdays @ 11 am: Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9 & Dec. 14 (winter party visit)

Registration?: Yes
Ages: All ages

We welcome Animal Friends back to the library for our fall program lineup! Children will have the opportunity to meet and read aloud to an approved literacy dog, hear stories and participate in a literacy activity.  Readers of all ages and abilities are welcomed! Because all visits are on a volunteer basis, we ask all participants to bring along one item from the Animal Friends Supply Drive list which can be found on our website.


Thursdays @ 6:30 pm: Sept. 19 & 26 (intro classes); Oct. 3, 10, 17 & 24 (group classes)

Registration?: Yes
Ages: 4-9 years old

KinderFlute is a program perfect for children ages 4-9 that teaches music and how to play flute through games and movement. We are offering two, FREE, introductory classes taught by a private flute teacher and KinderFlute instructor, Katie Shesko, followed by four group classes.  Caregivers will have the option to purchase a practice flute for $60 or rent one for $25 for the 4-week group classes.

  • Intro Class 1:  Making a sound, lines and spaces
  • Intro Class 2: Reading B and playing B-A-G
  • Group Class 1: Learning Quarter, Half, and Whole Notes
  • Group Class 2: Rhythm Patterns
  • Group Class 3: Composition
  • Group Class 4: Reading B-A-G on the Staff

More Youth Programs

Find Your Center Yoga

Mondays @ 5 pm: Sept. 16, 30; Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16

Registration?: Yes – register for each session. Class size limit is 12 students
Ages: Grades 3-6

Join Leah Younkins, BWSD Special Education Teacher and Registered Yoga Teacher, for a non-competitive 45 minute yoga class incorporating asana, breath work and a short meditation! Practice will be beginner friendly and fun! Class size will be limited to 12 students per class to provide individualized attention and instruction. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel and water.

Winter Animals

Wednesday, Dec. 4 @ 6:30 pm

Registration?: Yes and begins Nov. 15.
Ages: All ages

Join us as the Allegheny County Park Rangers present a program on local wildlife and how they survive our cold and snowy winters.  Discover some of the amazing adaptations that allow animals to survive through the winter months.


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