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Looking for new audiobooks? Here's Hoopla!

Do you Hoopla?  If not, it's the perfect time to start!  Late last year, all of our digital audiobooks made the move from Libby to Hoopla.  Now, in addition to your 10 monthly instant borrows, Bay County resident cardholders have access to Flex audiobook titles. In addition to the ...

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All By Myself...Stand Alone Teen Reads

In a world that is dominated by series, you may not be looking for that kind of commitment. Instead you may be looking for the satisfying feeling of reading a story with a set beginning, middle, and end, with no cliffhangers or set-ups for the book. Stand alone stories sometimes feel hidden in the t...

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Romantasy Reads

The popularity of titles like Fourth Wing and A Court of Thorns and Roses are leaving readers on a hunt searching for more read-alikes. But if you search other fantasy titles, you may not find the relationships you loved in these titles, but if you search romance titles you may not have the fantasti...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Smokey Bear Reading Challenge @ WIRT Library-Children's

All Day 5/1 - 5/31
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Adventure Begins @ Your Library (Wirt)

Help Smokey celebrate his 80th birthday this year by learning how to prevent wildfires and help the environment!

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 5/20 - 5/24
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders.

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Bay County Residents Only

This high demand special collection/program is limited exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders only.

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Busy Book Cafe

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:

Join us at Sage Library on Monday, May 20 for Busy Book Cafe!

For children ages 0-3 years old + Adult.

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Living Library

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Details:

Storytellers will be located in both the Kantzler and Second Floor Community rooms.

Every person has a story to tell, crafted from life experience.

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

I ♡ YA: Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Other
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Do you enjoy reading YA books, but you may be more A than Y?  Join us each month at LoLoBee's Lounge to read some titles from our teen section. 

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Registration is required.  Please register in person, by phone, or online.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions (2nd Floor)

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Second Floor Community Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:

Drop in to knit and crochet with others.  Expert knitters on site to help those who need assistance.  Supplies not provided, please bring your own project to work on.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Lawn (Pershing Park)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention helps people with or without arthritis to improve balance, both mentally and physically, which helps significantly reduce the rate of falls experienced by older adults.

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pinconning Book Club

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:

Join us in person for the book club. Please register at the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book we will be discussing. 

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