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

Peep's the Word Diorama Contest

04/09/2024 @ 10:00am - 04/20/2024 @ 5:00pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Set the (book) scene by creating your own diorama featuring Peeps! Children between the ages of 4 and 12 have the chance to create a book-themed diorama by registering online or in-person. A diorama box, craft supplies, and Peeps will be given to sta...

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Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 4/15 - 4/20
Virtual
Registration
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, 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.             ...

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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 "Teens" group.

Buttons and Bubbles

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
*Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us to create your own button art while enjoying bubbly drinks!  All supplies provided. *The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed...

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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.

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

Smart Money MI Kids: Banana Splits on a Budget - Pinconning

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Celebrate Michigan Financial Wellness Month at each of our branches with a special storytime about saving, budgeting, and using math to spend money. Then, use your smart money skills to budget and build your own banana split. Each child will recei...

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Please alert staff to any food allergies.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
Deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing people are all around but often go unnoticed. Many still experience discrimination and exclusion. You can make a difference. In this talk, you'll hear from a professional sign language interpreter and get tips to ...

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Green Burial

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Since 2015 cremation has surpassed traditional burial in the USA. Traditional burials usually require that the body is embalmed, and cemeteries require cement or metal vaults that surround the casket. And although cremation has a smaller impact on th...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Yoga Adventure Storytime @ Wirt

10:30am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other, Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us at the Wirt library in the Kantzler Community Room for Yoga Adventure story time with your little!  We will introduce both mindfulness and movement during our time together.  Please bring a mat or towel and dress comfortably. ...

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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 "Children" group.

A is for Art: Peep Painting

10:30am - 11:30am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Hop on over to create a work of art using Peeps! ...

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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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