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Branches are now open for both inside and curbside service. Masks are required in the buildings. Normal days and hours of operation at each branch apply.

Library News

Early Reader bag contents: 2 crafts, activity, book, toys, and fruit snacks

Introducing Early Bird Reader Bags!

Enjoy a fun surprise for beginning readers (Grades K-2) every month beginning in March! Each Early Bird Reader Bag contains a book to keep, a parent letter with activity suggestions, and a craft. Every month will have a different kid-friendly theme. March's theme will be the Elephant and Piggie seri...

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Brainfuse Is Here!

We are excited to have Brainfuse, an on-demand, anytime, anywhere, eLearning proram, as the latest addition to our online learning services. Brainfuse offers BCLS cardholders of all ages and levels free access to live, online tutoring, career help, and other skill-building resources.  L...

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MI Library Quest: Mystery Edition

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! An anonymous tip has come in that a thief will steal an iconic Michigan landmark on Valentine’s Day. We’re recruiting teenage private detectives to stop the heist! Figure out who the thief is and what they’re stealing to prevent the crime and enter to win a reward. ...

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Upcoming Events

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

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Children
Program Type: Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join us for a Choose Your Own Adventure! We'll blend fun activities with Zoom voting to choose the story together, and hopefully survive the adventure. This month, we'll be reading Space and Beyond! (I mean, check out that cover - rockets AND dino...

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 76
Event Details:
The Evening Sessions Join us on Zoom for this virtual program! The Evening Sessions is a monthly adult program series featuring a fun and engaging mix of presentations, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, author visits, and performances on t...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Early Bird Reader Bags

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Enjoy a fun surprise for beginning readers! Each Early Bird Reader Bag contains a book to keep, a parent letter with activity suggestions, and a craft. Every month will have a different kid-friendly theme. March's theme will be the Elephant and Piggi...

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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.

Teen LitLoot Boxes

All Day
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
                                                         March's theme is Mystery! 6th-12th graders...

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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.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
This is a virtual meeting of the Sage Book Club.  Everyone is welcome, but you will need to provide an email in order to get the Zoom invite.  If you've never used Zoom before, please give us a call and we can walk you through register...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Babies & Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

"I Survived" Family Trivia

6:30pm - 7:15pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Family, Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Details:
Do you love the "I Survived" series, or do you just know your history?  Join us on Zoom for a virtual family trivia night!  Answer questions and compete for a prize.   Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. &nb...

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

2-5 Year-Old Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

Preschoolers develop a love of reading through stories, rhymes, music, movement and more! Ages 2-5 years old. Participating caregiver required.

This session will be held live over Zoom. Zoom information will be emailed to you after registering. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

STEAM Explorers: Codes & Ciphers

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
From pig Latin, to letter substitutions like the Caesar cipher, to 20th century examples like the Enigma machine and Navajo code talkers, codes and ciphers have been used in all sorts of ways. Whether you're a kid sending secret messages to friends, ...

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

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