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Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate and learn about the history of our country’s indigenous people, with an array of books available at BCLS libraries. Here’s a sampling of some nonfiction titles and historical novels to get you started. Braiding Sweetgrass: Indige...

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Press Play and Jam Out

Get 2022 Music from Your Library

Have you heard? A lot of really great music came out in 2022, and I’m here to remind you how much of it you can get from your library. We have two main sources for music, CDs (yes we still have awesome CD collections) and the app Hoopla. Each branch has their own physical music collection that is co...

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The Return of the Rom-Com

Despite romance's bestselling spot atop all other fiction genres, it has a long history of not being respected by "serious" readers and is often derided as fluff. Things have come a long way since Harlequin first began publishing romance in the late 1940's, and although Harlequin is still very much ...

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Upcoming Events

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Decorate a Holiday Ornament

10:00am - 11:30am
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Sign up to make a holiday ornament with your family.  Register each person individually that would like to make an ornament.     ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pups & Pages - Pinconning

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us at the Pinconning library on Saturday, December 3 for Pups & Pages for ages 4-12! Read to a a certified therapy dog beginning at 2:00 pm. Bring a book from home or come a few minutes early to look at books as readers are assigned to a dog...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen LitLoot Boxes: Grades 9-12

All Day 12/5 - 12/10
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
**Due to the high demand of this special collection/program it is available exclusively to Bay County resident cardholders. **Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.              &n...

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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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Storytime @ Populace Coffee

9:00am - 9:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Room: Populace Coffee
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Event Details:
Families with young children.  Bring the littles downtown to storytime with the Wirt Library!  Enjoy your favorite coffee house drink at Populace Coffee while we talk, read and sing about Gingerbread.   No registration needed. ...

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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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Bake!

10:30am - 11:30am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 with caregiver.  Join us at the library for a cooking literacy program with your little person utilizing our new mobile kitchen.  We are celebrating National Cookie Day and this month we will make Edwina the Dinosaur's scrumptious ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Knitting Solutions

10:00am - 12:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community 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. ...
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This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Reindeer @ Your Library: Auburn

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Everyone, Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
See live reindeer outside and join us inside for crafts! Family fun for all ages! No registration required. Camera use is encouraged!  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Holiday Cardmaking

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Please join us at the Pinconning Branch Library to make a holiday card or two. Adults and teens (grades 6 and up) are invited to attend. ...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

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