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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Calling all caregivers of young children! Did you know that Bay County Library System offers an early literacy program called 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten? Children can begin the program as babies and may finish the program anytime before beginning Kindergarten. Registration is ongoing.  ...

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Best of the Best! Youth Media Awards 2020

Every year, the American Library Association and associated organizations recognize the best and brightest in children's publishing. The oldest medal awarded, the Newbery, has been given out since 1922! Today, there are a number of awards to recognize contributions across the board - illustration, w...

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Read It Before You See It

Like years past, 2020 is going to be full of book to movie adaptations. Once these titles hit the big screens (or small screens in the case of those being adapted into tv shows), the wait list for the book at the library tends to grow. Get ahead of the line by checking them out and reading them now....

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Knitting Solutions with Jan

February 25, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Educational
Event Details:
Expert knitters on site to assist. Crochet enthusiasts are welcome! Drop in. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mardi Gras Mask Craft

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Ages 5-12.  Have fun designing your own face mask. ...

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

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Free Math Tutoring

February 25, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Reference Area (2nd Floor)
Age Group: Everyone, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Other, STEAM
Event Details:
All are welcome to drop in for free math tutoring provided by Saginaw Valley State University on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.* *Some dates may not be available due to school breaks and holidays. Please check the BCLS calendar for availab...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us to discuss a book to be determined. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Family Trivia: Disney

February 25, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Bring a team of all ages to answer Disney questions and win fabulous prizes!  Please register team as one participant and include names of team members in the notes field.  Registration is required with the Children's Department in pe...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Versiti Blood Center of Michigan Blood Drive

February 26, 2020
1:30pm - 6:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Ages 17 and over.  Register or drop in to donate blood.  Presented by Versiti Blood Center of Michigan. Register by calling (989) 662-2381 ext.205 ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Mad Scientists: Catapults

February 26, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
How will you launch your marshmallows? Ages 6-12 ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Handkerchief Tie Pillow

February 26, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Teen/Adult Office (3rd Floor)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
Make your own pillow with scissors, two handkerchiefs, stuffing and lots of tying knots. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Participant must be in grades sixth through twelfth (6-12) to register for this program

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Book Club

February 27, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Pick up your copy from the Public Service Desk at the time of registration ...
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Music for Littles

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Music
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Ages 1-3 + Adult are invited to attend.  Come explore sound, rhythm, melody, dance and more in this music session just for littles. Registration is required at the Children's Department, by phone or online. Please choose option #4 when callin...

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.

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