Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Upcoming Youth Events at Baldwin Public Library

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Upcoming Youth Events

Great Start Workshops
Prime Time Story Time
Reader's Theatre Auditions
Tween Lock-In
Fall Family Fun Fest
Ruff Readers
Pumpkin Patch
Book Clubs


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Thank you for subscribing to the Baldwin's eNews.  We have some great Youth programming coming up.  Check out the calendar for a complete list of events.  As always, see you at the library.

Library Hours

Labor Day through Memorial Day

Monday through Wednesday: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm

Thursday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday: 12 noon - 5:00 pm

Great Start Workshops
Presented by an Oakland Great StartSchools Great Parents Great Start Parent Educator


Parents, babysitters, caregivers, and teachers of children 0-5 years welcome.

Building Children's Brains
Monday, October 3 at 7:00 p.m.
Learn about current brain research and activities to stimulate brain development in the early years.

Children and Play
Monday, October 10 at 7:00 p.m.


Learn the importance of play in providing a strong academic base for school readiness in your toddler or preschooler.

Prime Time Family Story TimeFranklin

Franklin the Turtle and Friends

Wednesday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m.
All ages; families welcome
Register Here

Relax with this famous turtle and have some turtle fun. 

Baldwin's Readers Theatre AuditionsBaldwin's Readers Theatre
Wednesdays, starting October 5 at 4:15 p.m.
Grades 3-6
Register Here

Audition for a part in Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the Trial of the Century: A Fractured Fairy Tale. There's no memorizing of lines required, and everyone gets a part. So, what are you waiting for?  Come be part of the fun. 

Annual Tween Lock-In
Friday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m.
An after-hours event for grades 4-6
Register Here

What happens after the Library is closed? Celebrate the fall and dance the night away at the library. Dancing, games, activities, and even a ghost walk. Come if you dare!

Fall Family Fun Fest Fall Family Fun Fest
Saturday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m.
All ages
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Enjoy all things fall this special morning with music, stories, pumpkin crafts, tasty treats and more! Fun for all ages with age-appropriate activities especially for children through age 8.

Ruff Readers w/ Therapy Dogs International 

Ages 6 and up  Ruff Readers

Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30 pm

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Saturday, October 22 at 10:00 am

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Read aloud to the best listener on earth - a specially trained dog from Therapy Dogs International.  

Pumpkin Patch
Sunday, October 23 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored in cooperation with the Junior League of Birmingham


Spooky and not too spooky stories, crafts, and trick or treats.

1:30 p.m. 

"It's Only Halloween Fun" Story Time


3:00 p.m.

Spooky Halloween Magic Show with Gordon Russ, the Magician

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4:00 p.m.

Parade, All ages welcome


Book Clubs

Enjoy great discussion, activities and a snack.

Books provided by a generous gift of the Friends of the Baldwin Library and are available in the Youth Room. 

Mother/Daughter Book ClubMother/ Daughter Book Club

Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. 

Grades 4 - 6 Girls and their Moms  

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Discuss The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson. For young women in grades 4-6 and their moms.

Books and BagelsBooks and Bagels

Tuesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Grades 4-6

Register Here 


Come make friends, eat bagels, and discuss Bat Boy by Mike Lupica.

Kindergarten-First Grade Book PartyNo Pouting

No Pouting Allowed!

Thursday, October 13 at 4:15 p.m.
Register Here

New Moms' Book ClubNew Moms' Book Club

Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 p.m.

Books provided by Friends of the Library are available at Youth Desk. 

Register Here  


Discuss The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer. Enjoy conversation & relaxation with other new moms. 

Books Plus Book Club

Thursday, October 20 at 4:15 p.m.

Grades 2 - 3 and a favorite adult  

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Join us as we discuss Meet the Beast by Nate Evans   

Readers TheatreBaldwin's Reader Theatre Presents

Goldilocks and the Three Bears & the Trial of the Century

Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m.

All Ages, Tickets at the Youth Desk


Enjoy a lively theatrical program as Baldwin's Readers Theatre performs Goldilocks and the Three Bears by James Marshall and The Trial of the Century: A Fractured Fairy Tale.

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