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Memoirs

Celebrity Memoirs

The recent success of Prince Harry’s memoir reminded me that we are in somewhat of a celebrity memoir boon. Many of us enjoy reading about the ups, downs, and other intimate details of the lives of famous people and who better to spill the dirt than the stars themselves.  Hope you enjoy this li...

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2023 Michigan notable books

Michigan Notable Books 2023

Every year a selection committee facilitated by the Library of Michigan comes together and pores over 100s of books that were published the previous year. Fiction, non-fiction, as well as children's and teen titles are all eligible for consideration as long as they meet the criteria: books must be w...

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2023 Teen Books with covers of Unseelie, Song of Silver Flame like Night, Reggie and Delilah's Year of Falling, The Island, The Wicked Bargain, and Queen Bee

Teen Books to Look Out For!

While I may not have finished reading everything I wanted last year, that isn’t going to stop me from getting excited about some 2023 book releases. These teen books are all coming out in winter 2023… Unseelie by Ivelisse Housman -  Iselia “Seelie” Graygrove looks just like her twin, Isol...

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Upcoming Events

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

Baby Storytime - Auburn

10:15am - 10:45am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY...

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

Baby Storytime - Wirt

10:30am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by a chance for play! Ages birth-23 months + participating caregiver.

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Alice & Jack Wirt Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS AR...

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

Preschool Storytime - Auburn

11:15am - 11:45am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

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

This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Auburn Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person programs may switch to Zoom. You will be notified of any format change via the contact info you provide at registration. MASKS ARE HIGHLY...

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 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.

Beach Party - Sage

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Grab your sunglasses and a beach towel and join us for some indoor fun in the sun! Enjoy beach-themed crafts, games, and activities. This program will take place IN-PERSON at the Sage Branch Library. Should health regulations change, in-person pro...

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 could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

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

LENA Start Virtual Meetings

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
For parents and caregivers of children ages 0-36 months. This 10-week virtual program uses LENA technology to increase interactive talk, which leads to healthy brain development in children. Each participant will receive a bag of supplies, includi...

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 "Babies & Toddlers" group.

Playdate @ Wirt

10:00am - 11:00am
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Children's Program Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Little ones can play, discover & meet new friends.  Ages 4 & under. Participating caregiver required. No registration required.

Drop in for fun play time at Wirt Library Children's Room. ...

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.

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

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (PG)

12:00pm - 2:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
We will be having an ongoing Harry Potter Movie Series, showing a movie every 3 weeks.  For each movie you attend, you can enter to have a chance to win the Harry Potter books series.  You do not need to attend every movie, but each one you...

Disclaimer(s)

Please alert staff to any food allergies.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Author Keith Gave

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Registration
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Kantzler Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Details:
Join author Keith Gave as he discusses his three non-fiction titles The Russian Five, Vlad the Impaler and A Miracle of Their Own.  Gave's books cap an eclectic career that included lengthy stints as soldier, spy, newspaperman, radio host, ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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