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47th annual used book sale

47th Annual Used Book Sale

It's the most wonderful time of the year!  The Friends of the Bay County Libraries 47th annual used book sale is happening August 4 - 6, 2022 at the Bay County Civic Arena.  All items are priced to move, with books ranging from $0.50 to $2.00.  The Saturday all-day clearance lets you ...

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Independence day

Patriotic & Historical Books and Movies

Here’s a list of some of the best historical and/or patriotic books and movies available at your library that you can read/watch during this time when we commemorate our American Independence. Hope everyone has a happy and safe holiday!   Books   1776 –  David McCullough ...

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audiobooks for the whole family

Audiobooks for the Whole Family

There's no time like the summertime to pack the family into the car and hit the road!  Family road trips bring with them the opportunity to create memories and bring families closer together.  Bonding can come in many forms, and listening to stories while on the road can be the perfect act...

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Upcoming Events

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

Art Camp Jr: Painting

10:30am - 11:15am
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Ages 2-5 + Adult are invited to attend. Join us each morning during this special week where we will dabble in unique art experiments-including painting with buttermilk chalk and printmaking with toy cars! Please note that each day requires se...

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

Art Camp: Scraper Painting

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Ages 6-12 are invited to attend. Join us each afternoon during this special week where we’ll make masterpieces using various art techniques. Please note that each day requires separate registration.  This program will take place IN-PE...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This could get messy! Please wear old clothes.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Kid-Lit Camp: Summer Fun Inspired by the Book Paperboy

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Participants will receive a free book The Paperboy and participate in the STEAM activity of making a flipbook. So fun the kids won't even know they are preventing "summer slide". Register for sessions individually. If you need assistance in the regis...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Second Wednesday Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Library Branch: Alice & Jack Wirt Public Library
Room: Wirt Study Room #4
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Adult Book Club-We meet once month on the second Wednesday in study room 4 from 2-3:30 pm. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Paint A Wooden Sea Life Animal

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pinconning Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pinconning Branch Library
Room: Pinconning Branch Community Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Register to color a wooden sea animal, using paints or markers. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Sage Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Sage Branch Library
Room: Sage Branch Community Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join some of our Children's Librarians on Zoom to make some crafts! Virtual Craft programs are for children ages 5-12.  All supplies will be provided to registered children. Please indicate which branch you prefer to pick up your supplie...

Disclaimer(s)

Please register each person individually, including adults.

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Needle Crafters Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Auburn Area Branch Library
Library Branch: Auburn Area Branch Library
Room: Auburn Branch Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Event Details:
Bring your knitting and crochet projects and join us while we work on our projects. Other handwork is welcomed. ...
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