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We're expanding our children's board game collection!

We're expanding our board game collection at our branches to include more games for children and families. Some of these would be excellent choices for homeschooling families or to supplement your child's education.  Here is a list of what you may soon see on the shelves of your branch:...

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"In Defense of e-Audiobooks" with a teal and yellow background and a book wearing headphones

In Defense of E-Audiobooks

The past few years have solidified my enjoyment of audiobooks. I am now choosing books based on my favorite readers as well as my favorite authors. I listen while walking outside, driving in my car, or even doing activities like knitting or washing dishes. While I am typically a fiction reader, nonf...

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Join us in Reading and Discussing All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kieley with the Justice Read Logo and the Cover of the Book

Justice Read Pick- Bay County 2021

We’re excited to share that Bay County has selected All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely as its 2021 Community Justice Read! This novel tells the story of two teenage boys—one black, one white—and their experiences with a violent act that leaves their school, their comm...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community Justice Read Discussion

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
REGISTER HERE FOR A DISCUSSION SESSION (dates listed below): http://www.justicelibrary.org/communityread2021baycity Join us in reading and discussing All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. In this Coretta Scott King Honor Awar...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons for Teens: Online

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Use your wit, skill, and some lucky rolls of the dice to create characters, fight bad guys, and maybe even save the world. No experience necessary! We will be playing virtually using a combination of tools.   ...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
 Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Geometric Painting Craft.  Zoom i...

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

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

This event is in the "Children" group.

Young Scientists: Sink or Float

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Educational, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Predict and discover what items sink or float with hands on scientific exploration, guided by a librarian via Zoom. This may get messy! Wear old clothes and clear a safe space for water exploration. ...

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

Middle Pages Loot Boxes: Grades 6-8

All Day 5/17 - 5/22
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
    Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.                                            &nb...

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

Virtual Game Night

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us for classic family games like Pictionary, Scattergories, and Boggle - with a virtual twist!  You will need a pencil and paper or white board to participate.   Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.  We ...

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Please register using the name of the teen that will be participating.  Join us for a virtual teen craft!  Register to reserve your pack of supplies and Zoom code to attend this Teen-only Accordion Book Craft.  Zoom info will b...

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

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Outsmarting the Scammers

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, Lectures, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 92
Event Details:
Outsmarting the Scammers Join us on Zoom for this virtual program with Jon Hollabaugh from Edward Jones Investments for this informational presentation. Incidents of fraud are on the rise, and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex. This...

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

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